Brussels Sprouts for Hormone Balance: Metabolizing Excess Estrogen

Heal your hormones through using simple foods as medicine

Brussel sprouts have been used as healing foods for centuries to support optimal health and hormone balance. They effectively metabolize excess estrogen keeping you healthy, strong, and balanced.

Many women who suffer from PCOS symptoms experience estrogen dominance. This can cause low thyroid function, depression, weight gain, heavy periods, fibroids, and other hormonally related symptoms.

Brussel sprouts are part of the cruciferous vegetable family including broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower.

The active ingredients found in Brussel sprouts, Indole-3-carbinol (13C) and 3,3-diindolylmethane (DIM) are found to effectively metabolize estrogen.

Digesting cruciferous veggies like brussels sprouts aid the body to break down estrogen into “good” estrogen or 2-hydroxyestradiol. These “good” estrogens are used to protect us from disease, keeping our skin, heart, and brain healthy and thriving.

Cruciferous Vegetables for Detox and Nutrients

Proper estrogen conversion has an amazing detoxing effect on your body.

The “good” estrogen supports the removal of toxins, also referred to as ‘endocrine disrupters’ or what throws your body out of balance.

These endocrine disruptors can have detrimental effects and can cause the accumulation of symptoms called PCOS.

Brussel sprouts are packed with fiber, vitamins k, a and e, as well as offering a decent amount of folate, which is essential for women trying to conceive.

Brussels sprouts have also been found to help reduce inflammation in the body due to their high levels of antioxidants. These antioxidants help offset free radicals in the body that can cause inflammation and reduce the risk of disease caused by inflammation.

These tasty little gems are some of our favorite veggies to add to any meal!

Not only are brussels sprouts nutritious and hormone-balancing, but they are also delicious!

Next Steps

Becoming victorious over the symptoms of  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome  is not an easy task, but you can overcome your symptoms to live the life you deserve.

It takes strength, courage, and perseverance. It can be challenging  and that’s why Insulite Health  created the  PCOS 5-Element System.   It’s a step-by-step process that will help you balance your hormones and reverse PCOS symptoms using our proprietary 5% Solution.

So take the next steps now! Use the links below to learn how to make the changes that will  transform your health and your life forever.

  1. Read more about PCOS
  2. Take the PCOS Test and assess your risk!
  3. Learn more about the Insulite 5-Element PCOS Solution

About Insulite Health

Insulite Health, is committed to helping women reverse their symptoms of hormone imbalance. Scientific research has revealed that this imbalance can be a primary cause of many devastating health symptoms. Hormone Imbalance can also underlie the increased risk factors for PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) – a major source of serious diseases as well as cause of excess weight gain, adult acne, unwanted facial hair, depression, anxiety, and heartbreaking female infertility.

©Insulite Health, Inc., empowers women with PCOS to transform their lives through a process of healing with the  5-Element PCOS System — the world’s only complete solution for helping women heal from the symptoms of PCOS and hormone imbalance.


Robin is an Integrative Clinical Nutritionist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition. She comes to Insulite Health with a passion for helping women live vibrant, passionate lives. Robin had her own struggles with health. As a teenager she suffered from digestive disorders, weight, acne and hypoglycemia. As an adult she continued to struggle with balancing blood sugar, adult acne, mood swings, weight gain, arthritic conditions in her hands and chronic inflammation. Robin understands first hand how symptoms of poor health can keep us from living the life we dreamed of.

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