Lower Cortisol Levels
Cortisol is a hormone released from the adrenal gland during stress. It’s involved in immune function, glucose metabolism, insulin release and inflammation. Chronically high cortisol levels can impair your cognitive performance, decrease muscle tissue, suppress thyroid function and increase visceral fat. Evidence indicates that vitamin C...
Your hormones are your body's control system. But in an age when hormone-disrupting chemicals lurk in processed foods, shampoos, and even scented candles and air fresheners, it doesn't take much to throw off that delicate balance. We turned to Rodale author Natasha Turner, ND, of The Super-Charged Hormone Diet, to help ID the best hormone-balancing foods nature has to offer.