Did you know that extra estrogen in the body can trigger growth of uterine fibroids? To improve your breast health and reduce risk of getting fibroids or growing them bigger, we need more fiber rich foods in our diet, especially beans. Black beans are rich in phytoestrogens and fiber which can help control estrogen and reduce fibroid growth.
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Healthy Mango Salad Recipe with Black Beans and Carrots For Fibroids
- 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 can black beans, drained, rinsed
- 1 mango, diced
- 1 scallion, sliced
- 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 carrots, chopped
- 1 to 2 tsp jalapeno, minced
- 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
- Salt, pepper to taste
Sautee carrots in 2 tbsp olive oil. Mix all ingredients and serve.
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© Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition Coach, Counselor and Relationship Expert