Foods to Avoid with Fibroids
Managing fibroids can be more manageable if you know the guidelines to follow. Below are foods to avoid with fibroids:
For best results in managing your fibroids, try restricting the following food and drinks from your diet:
- High-fat, processed meats – Red processed meat is known to be high in added hormones, particularly estrogen
- High-fat diary products – Conventional dairy can contain high levels of steroids, hormones, and other chemicals that promote inflation
- Foods high in salt – Highly salted foods are hard on your liver, which is the organ that is most responsible for removing toxins and balancing hormones
- Refined carbohydrates – White foods such as pasta, white bread, white rice, cakes, and cookies have been known to alter estrogen levels, causing fibroids to increase in size.
If you have further questions, or wish to take further action with your fibroids, contact Dr. Deheny of Gyn Cancer & Pelvic Surgery today at (973) 243-9300.