Food for hormones, part III
Last updated 11/29/2007 at Noon
The Natural Hormone Industry has had landmark growth each year since the year 2000. According to the Association for Compounding Pharmacists, the number of Custom Compounded Hormone prescriptions filled in 2000 was under 100,000 in the USA. The number of Custom Compounded Hormone prescriptions filled in the first month of 2006 was in excess of 1,000,000 in the USA.
Through a biochemical process our bodies biosynthesize all of our hormones, including our sex hormones. One of the first biochemical steps in the production of hormones requires enzymes to convert cholesterol to pregnenolone (al...