Foods Which Can Exaggerate Endocrine Disorders
Many people are suffering from the symptoms of endocrine disorders. It is a common disease and women is a high-risk group compared with men. Endocrine disorders can heavily affect the health of a person and some common symptoms include common irritability, skin deterioration, excessive hair and so on. The cure is mainly through diet and exercise to recuperate and some medical treatment may be required as well. Developing a good work and living schedule and et habits is an important approach to prevent this disease. However, some of the common food in our daily life may exaggerate the symptoms of endocrine disorders and we should be vigilant and try our best to avoid them.
Some studies have found that alcohol will cause estrogen to increase. Moderate drinking may also lead to lower levels of progesterone in premenopausal women. So you should be sure to decrease your intake of alcohol in your daily diet.
Trans fats are found in French fries and other fried foods such as cookies etc. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says trans fats can increase the risk of heart disease by increasing the body’s bad cholesterol levels. At the same time, trans fatty acids also reduce hormone secretion. So, you should be attention to the amount of the fried food in your daily diet.
Caffeine increases the secretion of certain hormones especially cortisol. It can stimulate adrenal secretion and produce stress hormones. When you take caffeine, these hormones can last up to 18 hours in your blood and cause health problems.
In 2007, a team of researchers studied the effects of hormones on mouses and found that excessive consumption of fructose and glucose was able to shut down genes that control hormone levels. Sugar, soda, sugary drinks and other foods contain a high level of glucose and it’s better to read the nutrition labels carefully to avoid consume too much of them.
By Gunawan Kartapranata (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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