Modifying the diet can help reduce inflammation which can be therapeutic and preventative for people who has endometriosis.


Foods that causes inflammation:

  • high in added sugar
  • high in trans fats (e.g. deep fried foods, margarine, charcoaled meats, processed biscuits and baked goods)
  • over-processed and stripped of nutrients, with added flavours, preservatives and/or colours
  • excessive red meat consumption
  • alcohol
  • gluten
  • excessive amounts of dairy
  • high – FODMAP foods
  • dairy


Foods that influences hormone regulation:

  • alcohol
  • gluten
  • saturated and trans fat
  • caffeine
  • red meat


Foods to eat (rich in nutrients and manage inflammation)

  • fish as it is high in omega three oils
  • whole grains (oats, brown rice)
  • low fat/ fat free dairy
  • organic vegetables (sweet potato, broccoli, artichokes, avocados, dark leafy greens eg kale, spinach)
  • organic fruits ( berries, cherries, apples)
  • nuts ( walnuts, almonds, pecans, hazelnuts, flaxseed)
  • beans (red beans, pinto beans, black beans)
  • dark chocolate ( at least 70% cocoa)


Everyone’s body is different, hence it can not be stressed enough to have a tailored plan would be best to manage your individual condition.