Friday 10 November, 2017 0 Comments

The Hormone Secret

This week on the blog we delved deeper into and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and endometriosis. Both endometriosis and PCOS are linked to hormonal imbalances. In particular PCOS is characterised by androgen dominance (excess testosterone and other strong androgen derivatives).

PCOS is associated with unstable blood sugar levels which in turn, are linked to increased levels of androgens. Over a long period of time unstable blood sugar levels can result in insulin resistance; or more commonly know as carbohydrate sensitivity. This is when our body can no longer respond to daily fluctuations in blood sugar levels, it often leads to long term weight gain.

The good news is that research suggests that drinking spearmint tea twice daily may improve liver function and support clearing excess testosterone. We’ve created this Sparkling Spearmint Iced Tea, a tasty non-alcoholic option to support hormone balance. A glass of this tea is light, refreshing, and best enjoyed with friends.


Sparkling Spearmint Iced Tea

Spearmint Cold-brew Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 litre jug
  • A large handful of fresh spearmint leaves (organic) or from your garden
  • 500mls of boiling filtered water
  • 500 mls of sparkling soda water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Ice to serve

Instructions

  • Place spearmint leaves in a jar and fill with 500 mls of boiling filtered water.
  • Stand for 10 minutes.
  • Refrigerate your brew until cold or overnight for best results.
  • Once cold fill the rest of your jar with sparkling soda water.
  • Add juice of lemon and lime.
  • Serve with Ice.
  • Enjoy!


If you have a go we'd love to see! Share it with us on Instagram with #BePureBenWarren or tag us in your picture @BePureBenWarren. We'll be looking, commenting and reposting some of your creations.

 

Ben Warren presents

'The Hormone Secret'   

The Hormone Secret, presented by Ben Warren

Have stubborn weight that just won't budge, energy slumps, painful PMS or menopause issues? Join Ben Warren as he shares the secret role hormones play in your health, why our modern world is working against healthy female hormones and how to naturally heal your hormones and bring them back to balance. This is information every woman needs to know. Learn more and register here. 

Disclaimer: This blog post is for educational purposes only. It is not designed to diagnose, treat or cure. We are all unique, for your individual health concerns it is important to discuss these with a BePure Clinical Consultant or relevant health professional.





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