IT’S NOT ME, IT’S MY HOR­MONES!

Feel­ing tired, stressed or crav­ing sweet treats? Per­haps your hor­mones are out of bal­ance. We give you tips on how to get back on track, and de­bunk hor­mone myths

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - CONTENTS -

We are quick to blame our hor­mones when we’re feel­ing out of sorts. But are they the cause?

We look at how hor­mones af­fect your health, what you can do about it, and whether eat­ing the right food can fix your mood.

Hello hor­mones

Ev­ery minute of ev­ery day, your body is busy mak­ing a host of hor­mones. Th­ese con­trol body pro­cesses in­clud­ing hunger, growth, mood, stress and re­pro­duc­tion. Hor­mones are pro­duced by a col­lec­tion of glands called the en­docrine sys­tem. Th­ese glands in­clude the thy­roid, adrenal and pi­tu­itary glands, the pan­creas, ovaries (in women) and testes (in men). Hor­mones con­trol the way that you feel

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