PMT- Excessive PGE2

Excessive amounts of prostaglandin (PGE2) from too many animal products in our diets is one way our hormones become imbalanced. Omega 3 and GLA oils control PGE2.

Foods high in omega 3 include sustainable, deep-sea, cold- water fish like cod, sustainably-caught (not farmed) salmon, mackerel, sardines and anchovies; plant sources are seaweed, walnuts, macadamias, olive oil and avocado’s and hemp, chia and flax oils.

– Alpha-linolenic acid also contains omega 3. Plant sources are flax, hemp and chia seed oil and seed, pumpkin seeds and organic soy products like tempeh (fermented soy product), organic tofu, and soymilk. Dark green leafy vegies are also a good source.

– GLA oils. Sources include spirulina, evening primrose oil, walnuts and black currant

 

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