How does the body make hormones and what nutrients and foods do they need to do this? | Masterjohn Q&A Files #108

Question: How does the body make hormones and what nutrients and foods do they need to do this?

Carrie: Now, as far as nutrients go, like I said, cholesterol is the backbone to all of your hormones. Much like the gentleman who said earlier his cholesterol was quite low, it can impact the way and the amount of hormones that you make. The lower your cholesterol is, the tougher time you can have to make hormones. But the more cholesterol you make doesn't necessarily mean you're going to have mass amounts of hormones. It's a very tightly controlled system. 

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