The endometriosis diet is about consuming foods that will enrich and nourish you; its about foods that will support your body, balance your system, and provide a bed-rock to support your healing.
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Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease
Having the knowledge which foods can cause problems by triggering inflammation and making your symptoms worse will help you to avoid this issue. There are many foods that can cause inflammation and this will put your body under additional stress.
The way we perceive pain is through the chemical pathways produced by prostaglandins, and eating the wrong foods will increase the bad prostaglandins and this can lead to increased levels of pain. Also, increased levels of inflammatory prostaglandins correlate to the amount of menstrual pain experienced.
The bottom line - we need to reduce your bad prostaglandins and reduce your inflammation.
To help you understand the various issues around diet, inflammation, and possible harmful foods the following articles should help shed some light.
You will also find advice about various helpful supplements which are of benefit for certain symptoms of endometriosis. There are particular supplements that can really help with the inflammation of endometriosis, while others can help to support your immune system.
Preparing for the Diet
Research & theory to the diet
Chemistry and diet
Caution with certain foods
Grains Gluten & Wheat
Specific food advice
Supplements for endometriosis
Individual supplement benefits
Healing teas and juice
Aminos, probiotics and healthy juice
Endometriosis diet guides
Influence of diet on endometriosis:
Eating more fruit and vegetables reduces risk of endometriosis:
Gut microflora and endometriosis link:
Fish Oil Supplementation Inhibits Formation of Endometriosis:
Trans Fatty Acids and Systemic Inflammation in Women:
Foods that fight inflammation:
Affects of red meat and inflammation:
The role of prostaglandins and endometriosis:
Dairy-food, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin D Intake and Endometriosis:
Gluten-free Diet: A New Strategy for Management of Painful Endometriosis Related Symptoms: