As a hormone expert, I field a lot of questions from confused women in all stages of endocrine distress. And the solution I always come back to, time and time again, is simple: food.
But while the answer isn't complicated, implementing it correctly can often raise even more questions. I get it: we’re all bombarded with so many messages about diets and calories and fat grams (oh my!) that it’s easy to get overwhelmed. But I really mean it when I say my solution is simple; I subscribe to one specific way of eating, and I wholeheartedly believe it’s a universal way to help address the full spectrum of hormonal chaos.
I eat in a way that best supports the phase of my menstrual cycle that I’m experiencing at the time. It’s the eating plan I advocate for all women, no matter what hormonal quandary they’re dealing with.
To give you an idea of the foods I recommend, I thought it might be helpful to show you what the inside of my fridge actually looks like: