Cooking for hormone balance with Magdalena Wszelaki

Really enjoyed this podcast with Magdalena Wszelaki, the founder of Hormones Balance.

Magdalena talked about the significant health crisis she went through as a result of a highly stressful career in advertising. A high profile and demanding lifestyle, stressful in every way! Mentally stressful, never in the same time zone, lack of sleep, hotel and fast food on the run. This eventually ended in complete adrenal fatigue, autoimmune conditions, estrogen dominance and even depression.

But she was able to heal herself and go into complete remission from her health issues through truly using “food as medicine”. She adopted a number of key nutrition principles as well as her signature method of cooking for hormone balance.

In the interview she discusses:

  • Anchoring and her three-legged stool analogy about healing the gut and liver, and stabilizing sugar levels
  • The importance of an elimination diet (she lives gluten, dairy and soy-free)
  • How eating the right foods is key to cooking for hormone balance
  • Her “day in the life of cooking for hormone balance”… This starts with warm water with a squeeze of lemon and apple cider vinegar, and includes a PFF breakfast (Protein, Fat, and Fiber)
  • Her weight loss secret!
  • Quick and easy five minute lunch and dinner selections

I loved the discussion, which included her back story, coming from a communist country and living without the luxuries of life. Her family had to improvise, and she learned to improvise, too. Along with some of those stories she also shares with us the “roots” of her health problems, going back to her birth and early childhood.

I encourage you to watch or listen in…I think you’ll enjoy it!

Oh…and after watching the video don’t forget…Magdalena has a special gift for you… a free cooking workshop where you will learn  much more about healing foods and preparing easy, nutritious and hormone balancing meals!

About Magdalena Wszelaki

Magdalena Wszelaki is the founder of Hormones Balance, a nutrition coaching practice. Her practice is dedicated to helping women rebalance their hormones with nutritional and lifestyle changes. She is a certified nutrition coach, speaker, educator and a soon-to-be published cookbook author. Her hormonal health journey encompassed grappling with Graves’ and Hashimoto’s Disease (autoimmune conditions causing thyroid failure), adrenal fatigue, depression and estrogen dominance. Today she lives a symptoms-free awesome life and teaches woman how to accomplish the same in her online programs and education. 

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2 thoughts on “Cooking for hormone balance with Magdalena Wszelaki

  1. Hi! I appreciate this learning opportunity!!
    Should I be concerned about flax seeds and phytoestrogens? Would soaking help at all?
    Also, huge fan of wild blueberries… what time of day is best to have coconut ‘oatmeal’ with my berries?
    Thanks so much,
    Jen

  2. Yeah I really enjoyed that. I would be interested in getting some recipes that address estrogen replacement as I am one that has had a total hysterectomy and ovaries removed. I am currently taking Premarin .9 milligrams daily. Very curious and interested to learn what are the best foods for my body considering that I’ve had those operations. I will be 56 years old this June. I have eliminated wheat and dairy from my diet but I’m still getting chronic migraines. Any information or help would be valuable and much appreciated. Thank you, Roseanne

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