Diet Plan to Help Men Look More Feminine

Increasing feminine qualities in men can be accomplished through some fairly basic dietary changes 1. In order to accomplish your goal, you will want to consume a diet that aims to minimize production of testosterone while maximizing production of estrogen. Although this will not have as substantial an effect on increasing femininity as a combination of prescription medications and surgery, it will provide some benefit in your quest to reduce masculinity.

Pro-Estrogen Diet

Consume a diet that is low in fat and protein (except for soy proteins and dairy) and high in carbohydrates to increase feminine qualities. This diet is the polar opposite of a pro-testosterone diet, emphasizing the production of the female sex hormone estrogen while minimizing production of the male sex hormone testosterone. Keep your diet limited mostly to plant-based sources of nutrition, such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains--carbs should make up between 60 and 70 percent of your diet. Conversely, keep dietary fat limited to 20 percent or less of total calories. A study published in 1996 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that diets which were higher in fat had the effect of boosting testosterone levels by upwards of 10 percent. Therefore, avoiding fat will help to minimize testosterone production, boosting feminine qualities. Another study published in 2001 in the Journal of Endocrinology found that soy consumption lowered testosterone levels; stock up on soy proteins while avoiding other types of protein, eating only 60 to 80 total grams of protein per day. This will provide your body with enough protein to fulfill its basic needs while minimizing your total muscle mass, increasing your appearance of femininity. Finally, load up on dairy (but make sure not to exceed your protein recommendations): information from the Harvard Gazette found that between 60 and 80 percent of estrogen consumed throughout the day is from dairy products.

Meal Options

Consume five or six daily meals spaced out every two to three hours. Each meal should be fairly balanced, containing a fruit or vegetable, a whole grain, a soy-based protein source, a glass of milk, and a nominal amount of dietary fat. A sample meal while following this approach might consist of tofu served with bean sprouts and broccoli, and a half-serving of almonds. Another potential meal while on this feminine diet might contain miso, a garden salad, fresh wheat rolls, and a small amount of butter (for its fat content).