The Importance of Dietary Fibre during Menopause

nutrition Apr 20, 2021

Are you consuming adequate fibre every day? It’s not very likely you are, looking at American studies, most women are getting just over half of what you need. That is around 15 grams instead of the daily recommendation of 25 grams daily....

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Post Menopause Concerns

hormone Mar 12, 2021

For most women, menopause is a relief. After potentially years maybe even a decade of peri-menopause and its related symptoms of hormonal imbalance, such as hot flushes, night sweats, insomnia, anxiety, etc. The actual day that is 12 months after...

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Turmeric - "The Golden Goddess"

This colourful spice has a long history of medicinal use. I love it’s nickname The Golden Goddess, for me, it is the perfect menopausal herb for the Goddess approaching her Golden Years, as it can help bring richness to her health and...

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The Most Important Dietary Change To Make In Menopause

I'm often asked what is the most important dietary change I should start with at this stage of life.

This is a tricky question but in most cases, it’s removing sugar from the diet.

 

Sugar is the perfect toxin, it sweet to taste and...

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Omega 3 and Menopause

Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid that plays a major role in improving your menopausal transition and also your general health. (Essential means you must consume this ingredient in your diet, as your body can not manufacture it.)

 

 

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Is it Stress or is it Menopause?

stress Jan 28, 2021

Have you ever wondered why some women just breeze through menopause, while the rest of us struggle through?

One of the biggest differences between women who have menopausal symptoms and those that don't can be related to the amount of stress the...

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Environmental toxin - Mould

environment Jan 12, 2021

Podcast interview: Mould, Water damaged homes and Menopause

 

Guest blog by Jo Lia, Building biologist www.notoxrox.com

Mould is a fungus that reproduces by dispersing its spores. Mould can thrive indoors and outdoors and can be found...

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To soy or not to soy?

nutrition Jan 02, 2021

The decision to eat soy containing foods as a phytoestrogen source during the menopausal transition is a controversial one. You will find some sources that recommend it and others don't. Let's break this down.

 

Pro

Soy is a phytoestrogen...

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Saffron - an out of the box menopause herbal consideration

Uncategorized Dec 07, 2020

Although it may not be the first herb to come to mind for hot flushes it covers many of the common symptoms of the menopausal transition (and this even includes hot flushes!)

 

This spice truly has lasted the test of time, with its use going...

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Self-Care

Uncategorized Nov 23, 2020

I'm often asked what is the most important action to take to start reducing menopausal symptoms?

 

The answer is self-care. As women we are natural caregivers, many of us look after everyone else to our own detriment. We all know the saying...

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