The Midlife Health Benefits of Beetroot

Beetroot has been touted as being one of the healthiest vegetables with many health benefits relevant to my fellow midlife women.

Here in Australia and the UK, we call the taproot section of the beet plant beetroot but in North America, this has...

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Vaginal Discharge - Candida and Bacterial Vaginosis

vagina Feb 18, 2024

 

Vaginal discharge can be many things, it can be completely normal or an indication of an infection or inflammation. The 2 most common infections are Bacterial vaginosis (I’m going to call it BV from now on) and candida. It is thought...

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Ear Health during the Menopausal Transition

ear Feb 09, 2024

Some women experience altered sensations in their ears, ringing in their ears, hearing loss, and other ear-related issues such as dizziness with the menopausal transition.

 

You may not be aware that you have estrogen receptors in your inner...

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Hepcidin is the master iron regulating hormone

mineral Feb 05, 2024

Have you considered the role of hepcidin in regulating your low iron levels?

Hepcidin is the master iron-regulating hormone.

 

Hepcidin binds to and blocks ferroportin, an iron export protein, blocking it from iron and preventing its...

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Walking for Menopause Symptom Relief

Regular physical activity, such as walking, can have several positive effects on overall health, including potential benefits for the menopausal transition.

Why walking? Because walking is free, available everywhere, and has a really low risk of...

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Glycine: A Powerful Amino Acid for Midlife Women's Health

 

Glycine, classified as a non-essential amino acid, holds significant importance for women navigating the challenges of midlife. While the body can produce some glycine, my clinical experience reveals that many women may not produce...

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The Health Benefits of Coriander during Menopause

nutrition Jan 14, 2024

Coriander or you may know it as Cilantro is the most common culinary herb used worldwide. The good news for you is that it has some interesting health benefits that could be useful for this time of life.

Internationally coriander is the name for...

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in Peri-Menopause

mineral Sep 12, 2023

Today we are talking about something very near and dear to my heart, something that I personally struggled with in my peri-menopausal journey and that is iron deficiency anaemia.

My personal story of anemia started in early 2021 with a fibroid and...

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Book Review - The Iron Curse by Dr Christy Sutton

mineral Sep 04, 2023

Science is constantly evolving. New research and findings change the way healthcare is practiced. And this book is an example of change in the making.

Iron at either end of the spectrum is dangerous and this book covers all iron-related...

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Iodine for Hormonal Health

breast hormone mineral thyroid Aug 27, 2023

Minerals are key building blocks that are essential for life, think of them as bricks building the structure of your body. Without a good strong foundation, a building could start to crumble and fall and for us, the consequences of mineral...

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