Good Nutrition and Diet can significantly help you with your Hormonal Issue

Rishi Dhingra

Rishi Dhingra

As a nutritionist, I see many clients with hormonal issues, ranging from thyroid dysfunction to PCOS [] to insulin resistance . The good news is that diet and nutrition can play a significant role in managing and treating hormonal imbalances.

One of the most critical aspects of nutrition for hormonal health is maintaining stable blood sugar levels. Insulin resistance, a condition where the body becomes less responsive to insulin, can lead to hormonal imbalances and eventually diabetes. To prevent insulin resistance , it is essential to consume a diet that is low in refined carbohydrates and high in fiber, healthy fats, and protein. This can help regulate blood sugar levels and promote insulin sensitivity.

Another critical nutrient for hormonal health is omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that the body cannot produce on its own and must be obtained through the diet. These fatty acids play a crucial role in regulating inflammation, which can impact hormonal imbalances. Eating foods rich in omega-3s, such as fatty fish, nuts, and seeds, can help support hormonal health.

In addition to these dietary considerations, certain vitamins and minerals are crucial for hormonal health. For example, iodine is a vital nutrient for thyroid function. The thyroid gland needs iodine to produce thyroid hormones, which play a critical role in regulating metabolism. Good dietary sources of iodine include seaweed, seafood, and dairy products.

Vitamin D is another critical nutrient for hormonal health, particularly for reproductive health. Low vitamin D levels have been associated with hormonal imbalances and infertility in women. Foods that are rich in vitamin D include fatty fish, egg yolks, and mushrooms. However, it can be challenging to obtain sufficient vitamin D from food alone, so supplementation may be necessary.

It’s also essential to consider the role of gut health in hormonal health. The gut microbiome, the trillions of bacteria that live in the digestive tract, plays a critical role in regulating hormones. Eating a diet that is rich in prebiotic and probiotic foods, such as fermented vegetables, kefir, and yogurt, can help support a healthy gut microbiome and promote hormonal balance.


Diet and nutrition play a crucial role in managing and treating hormonal imbalances . Eating a diet that is low in refined carbohydrates, high in fiber, healthy fats, and protein can help regulate blood sugar levels and promote insulin sensitivity. Consuming foods that are rich in omega-3s, iodine, and vitamin D can also support hormonal health. Finally, supporting a healthy gut microbiome through the consumption of prebiotic and probiotic foods can help regulate hormones and promote overall health and well-being.

I’m a practising nutritionist, with a background in human physiology and nutritional sciences. I take a holistic & scientific approach to all aspects of health & wellness. I use food and lifestyle changes to optimize one’s nutrition to promote longevity & healthy ageing. So, if you want to hack your healthspan and be the best version of yourself, sign up for my 3 month personalised holistic health program today,   and become your own nutritionist! 

Formal Consultation and Blueprint

You’re super serious about your health goals and are eager to see results soon! Perfect!
A formal consultation is the first step in this process.

If you sign up for a formal consultation, you will receive a detailed questionnaire to fill out which I use to create a customised nutrition plan or formalised blueprint for you to follow.

I analyse your answers and the metrics you’ve recorded to define goals, calories, energy balance, macronutrients, deficits and surplus. I look at micro level detailing of your eating habits and patterns and suggest foods to add or delete based on your preferences, via a formalised blueprint.

The Blueprint will also include suggestions for eating frequency, windows and patterns. It will suggest pre and post workout nutrition options and recommend supplementation based on any deficits that show up in your questionnaire. Styles and frequency of training are also recommended.

The goal is to create a sustainable short and long term strategy to ensure you’re always in optimal health.

After creating the blueprint, a consultation call is arranged during which we go through the blueprint together. I explain macros and the role of hormones in overall health and take care of any comments, concerns or questions you may have. Once we’re aligned on the route forward, the Blueprint is sent to you.

This Blueprint will serve as the guide through your transformation journey.