• Mericia Anglade

The Fibroid Diet

Updated: Aug 13, 2019


Most women are not aware how certain foods and beverages can increase the growth of fibroids and the monthly menstrual pain that is experienced with the benign tumor.

Foods & Beverages to Avoid

Sodas

Commercial Juices

Caffeinated Drinks

All Meat (if you insist on eating meat, eat organic but eliminate pork, beef,shrimp,crab, lobster).

All Diary

Caffeine

Alcohol

Process Foods

Salty Foods

Refined Foods (white rice, pasta, cakes, pastries, flour, etc.))

Refined Sugars (white sugar, brown sugar, etc.)

Fried Foods

Birth Control Pills

Cooked Spinach

Rhubarb

Wheat

Processed Soy

Foods, Beverages, Herbs Vitamin and Nutrients to Include
Foods

Fruits

Beans

Nuts: Raw Unsalted Brazil nuts, cashews, pecan, walnuts, almonds, pine nuts, etc.

Millet

Amaranth

Quinoa

Brown Rice

Spelt

All Vegetables

Seeds: Flaxseeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Chia Seeds, (only a handful)

Green: Kale, Collards, Mustard Greens. Turnips

* When possible eat organic.


Beverages/Tea

Water

Lemon Juice/with water

Dandelion Root

Black Cohosh Root

Cramp Bark

Prickly Ash

Chaste Tree BerryVitex

Raspberry Tea

Carrot Juice

Home Vegtables Juice: Such as any mixture of 2-5 of the following: corrot, cabbage. celery, kale, spinach, celery. watercress, cucumer, turnip greens.



Vitamin & Minerals

Kelp: having a rich supply of trace minerals and vitamins, can be taken three times a day (1tsp). The Idoine in sea vegetables is best used when taken with Viamin E.


Vitamin E: is useful in menopause as well as in cases where there in an excess estrogen level. Take 100-2000 mg, a day.


Vitamin A (and Beata Carotene) decreases excessive bleeding.


Vitamin B aids the liver inactivating estrogen and feeds the nerves (emotional and physical stress increase the loss of water-soluable B vitamins). Vitamin B6 in particular is important for decreasing menstural cramps, providing one of the precursers necessary for one anti-inflammatory prostaglandins. You can take 50-100mg, a day.


Vitamin C: is important nutrient for stress and healthy adrenal health. It decreases fatigue. It increases iron absorption as well as helps to reduce bleeding by streghthening the capillaries. Wastes such as carbon dioxide and lactic acid are eliminated from the uterus more effectively. In addition, by strengthening the blood vessels, vitamin C will reduce bleeding and cramps. Tale 100-2000 mg a day.


Bioflavonoids: adi in the regulation of estrogen in the body, increasing or decreasing as needed. They contain plant estrogens tissue sensitive to estrogens made withing the body for specific tissue sensitive to estrogen and control estrogen prodution by the body. One form is question which can be taken at a dosage of 300-1000 mg, day.


Magensium: is needed for calcium to work properly as well as for antiflammatory prostaglandin production. Take 200-800 mg, a day.


Patassium: is also needed for muscle tone and can be obtained from vegetables, particulary sea vegtables, particualry sea vegetables. this is particulary beneficial one week before the menses. (Blackstrap molasses is a good source poatassium.


Some form of green food such as alfafa, chlorophyll, spirulina, chlorella, etc. for concentrated minerals and vitamins should be taken daily.


Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) is a supplement that serves as food for endometriosis.

DIM (Diindolmethane): is an estrogen blocker and metabolizer that is found in cruciferous vegetables. It helps balance estrogen levels.




Liver Supplements

Choline Found in Letchin

N-acetyl-cysteine

Grape Seed Extract



Enzymes are useful for those who sufffer with bloating, gas and diarrhea. Digestive enzymes taken with meals or between meals are useful for the conditions listed. Bromelain which comes from pineapple or papaya tablets are possible forms. Make sure all enzymes are vegetarian.

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