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A number of different foods and herbs are sources of natural plant estrogens, and
can be very helpful during menopause; the following is a list of some of the
best food sources of estrogen. These foods are also high in vitamins, minerals,
fiber, and essential fatty acids and they are low in saturated fat. In other
words, they are nutritious and should be part of your diet on a regular basis.

  • Alfalfa
  • Animal flesh
  • Anise seed
  • Apples
  • Baker’s yeast
  • Barley
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Cherries
  • Chickpeas
  • Clover
  • Cowpeas (black- eyed peas)
  • Cucumbers
  • Dairy Foods
  • Dates
  • Eggs
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Flax Seeds
  • Garlic
  • Hops
  • Licorice
  • Oats
  • Olive oil
  • Olives
  • Papaya
  • Parsley
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Plums
  • Pomegranates
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Red beans
  • Red clover
  • Rhubarb
  • Rice
  • Sage
  • Sesame seeds
  • Soybean sprouts
  • Soybeans
  • Split peas
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Tomatoes
  • Wheat
  • Yams

Estrogen Inhibiting Foods If you are suffering from breast cancer, PMS, fibroids, ovarian cysts, and other
situations that estrogen might exacerbate, the following estrogen inhibiting
foods might be of interest to you. Please discuss any changes with me first.

  • Berries
  • Broccoli
  • Buckwheat
  • Cabbage
  • Citrus Foods
  • Corn
  • Figs
  • Fruits (except apples, cherries, dates, pomegranates)
  • Grapes
  • Green beans
  • Melons
  • Millet
  • Onions
  • Pears
  • Pineapples
  • Squashes
  • Tapioca
  • White rice
  • White flour

Everything always works better with an adjustment!