How ‘fresh’ is your fresh food?

We are always being told that fresh, natural and whole unprocessed food is what we should be eating. And so many of us try and buy food accordingly. But how fresh is fresh? I recently came across a … [Read more...]

Why is it so hard to make lifestyle changes stick?

You know how it is having tried on several outfits, none of which look right, you look at yourself in the mirror and vow that this time you are really going to lose the weight You run for a bus … [Read more...]

30 days of hormone balancing (30) – Get moving!

No 30 - Get Moving! Elsewhere in this series of tips we discussed the dangers of excess cortisol. A good way to keep that excess cortisol in check is to get moving. If you remember cortisol is … [Read more...]

The Truth about Hormones

Hormones – everybody has them, (not just women) and everybody needs them. But do you really know what they do? Hormones tend to get a bit of a bad press, especially in relation to women’s health, … [Read more...]

30 days of Hormone Balancing (29) – Eat fresh sprouts

No 29 - Eat fresh sprouts Fresh sprouts are a highly nutritious food, bursting with energy and vitality and a very useful inclusion into a hormone  balancing diet What’s more they are easy to grow … [Read more...]

30 days of hormone balancing (28) – Hidden hazards in your home

No 28 - Hidden hazards in your home Our homes are full of potential hazards which can cause disruption to our hormones. Here are some examples 1.Household Pesticides Avoid using pesticides … [Read more...]

30 days of hormone balancing (27) – Techniques for managing stress

 No 27 - Techniques for managing stress Some things you can do - Get to the nitty-gritty of what’s really stressing you Write down all the things which are bothering you. For example this could … [Read more...]

30 days of Hormone Balancing (26) – The importance of fibre

No 26 - The importance of fibre If you follow the recommendations regarding diet made in previous posts then you will significantly increase the amount of fibre in your diet. Fibre is naturally found … [Read more...]

30 days of hormone balancing (25) – Do you need that perfume?

No 25 - Do you need that perfume? Now most of us girls like to smell good and to that end we often use perfumes. But is your perfume disrupting your hormones? Did you know that there are over 3000 … [Read more...]

30 days of hormone balancing (24) – Are you experiencing too much stress?

No 24 - Are you experiencing too much stress? Stress, in whatever form, tends to rob the body of vital nutrients and in doing so strains your nerves and your hormonal system. Due to our ancestral … [Read more...]

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