152: Foods for Hormone Balance With Magdalena Wszelaki

152: Foods for Hormone Balance With Magdalena Wszelaki

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Foods for Hormone Balance With Magdalena Wszelaki

So many moms today have questions about hormone balance, thyroid, fatigue, depression, and more, so I’m really glad to have an expert on these topics on the show today. Certified nutrition coach Magdalena Wszelaki is the founder of Hormones Balance, a nutrition coaching practice that shows women how to rebalance their hormones naturally by getting down to the root causes.

So many moms need this information … I can’t wait to dive in!

Magdalena Wszelaki on Fixing Hormones Naturally

Magdalena knows what it’s like to struggle with out-of-whack hormones and how it can turn health upside down. She’s faced a host of health challenges including Grave’s, Hashimoto’s, adrenal fatigue, and estrogen dominance. Like a lot of us, she had to learn the hard way to change her diet and simplify her life to reduce stress. Now that she’s in full remission and lives symptom-free, Magdalena shows women how to feel better and control their symptoms just by eating a few targeted power foods at the right times in their cycles.

In addition to her tips in this podcast, be sure to check out Magdalena’s awesome book Cooking for Hormone Balance which shows how to balance hormones step by step with easy and delicious recipes.

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Magdalena’s own struggle with hormone imbalance and how she finally found answers
  • what weight gain, depression, hair loss, water retention, breast cancer, thyroid problems, and endometriosis have in common
  • the 3 fundamental pillars of hormone balance
  • super foods and herbs, seeds, and spices that can help rebalance hormones quickly
  • how consuming certain seeds can help balance estrogen and progesterone levels in women
  • what causes estrogen dominance in the first place
  • natural alternatives to hormone-blocking pharmaceuticals
  • a radical twist on a healthy breakfast that can transform hormone health
  • the connection between hormones and the gut microbiome (yep, there it is again!)
  • best supplements and herbs for a thyroid condition
  • the role of progesterone in postpartum depression (and ways to fix it)
  • and more!

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Learn more about Magdalena Wszelaki at HormonesBalance.com

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  1. The link for the Guide to Seed Rotation for Hormone Balance doesn’t seem to be working. So much good information in this podcast! Thank you!

      • Still not working, unfortunately… Both Firefox and Safari say that it is an insecure connection. It’s not an issue with your link, it’s an issue with her site itself. 🙁

  2. Can you do seed cycling while breastfeeding an infant? My cycles always start early postpartum (9 wks) despite exclusively breastfeeding, but they are always extremely, extremely heavy. I definitely need some rebalancing, and wonder if seed cycling is an option for me. Thanks!

  3. Maybe it’s me- but if i pause any of your podcasts and try to pick up where i left off- i have no sound. If i reload the podcast it starts from the beginning and doesn’t allow me to jump ahead to where i was before. Can you fix that? is firefox the issue?

    • Make sure your browser is up to date, and if that isn’t it, maybe try a different browser. But I would actually recommend using a podcast app through your phone to listen, as it’s much easier than listening directly on the website…

  4. Do you have any suggestions on how to help a teenager with their acne? We’ve tried just about everything on the skin, but obviously the root of the problem is coming from the inside.

  5. Do you have any good podcasts on information for candida sufferers? I was so hoping that this podcast with Magdalena would go into that!
    Thank you!!!

  6. What is the recommended serving of broccoli sprouts per day to get the benefits?

  7. Thank you for all your work! I’m very interested in the Air Doctor system as I have very high sensitivities to any kind of chemicals or particles in the air. (No chemicals, makeup, cleaners, soaps, candles, air fresheners, laundry products, etc here.) With hay fields all around my house going to seed right now, this is a big problem still. I’ve searched their site, but can’t find any info on the power draw of the unit. I know for most folks this is not even a consideration. But since I live off grid with a very limited amount of electricity via a solar setup, that makes or breaks wether I can even use the Air Doctor. Since you have one, could you tell me what the specs are? They should be printed on the back or bottom somewhere near the power cord. There should be a line that read something like: 120V ac 60HZ (something)amp. That “something” number is what I am trying to find, but was not able to locate any photos of the unit that showed that label. Thank you in advance for your time!

  8. Thank you very much!

  9. Hi wellness mama, thank you for so much valuable information. Do you recommend soaking and grinding the sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds? The flax I assume should just be freshly ground… thanks again!

  10. Hello, I am trying to access the seed guide but it takes me to the book page. Can I please get the link.

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