Menopause is a natural biological process marking the end of a woman's reproductive years, typically occurring between the ages of 45 and 55. During this transitional phase, hormonal changes can lead to various physical and emotional symptoms, including hot flashes, mood swings, and bone density loss. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a medical treatment commonly prescribed to manage these symptoms. While HRT can be highly effective, it is essential to consider dietary adjustments to optimise its benefits and promote overall well-being. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the dietary considerations for women undergoing HRT during menopause, supported by scientific references.
Organic September is an annual campaign that celebrates and promotes all things organic. While its primary goal is to raise awareness about the benefits of organic farming and products, this observance also presents a unique opportunity to explore the connections between organic nutrition and menopause. Menopause is a significant phase in a woman's life characterised by hormonal changes, and the choices we make in our diet can greatly influence our experience during this time.
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this blog discovers how compounds in your environment can mimic oestrogen, your female hormone, increasing your risk of developing breast cancer. Read on to find out how to reduce your exposure to these substances.
Biologically, endometriosis is an oestrogen-dependent, chronic, and inflammatory gynaecological condition that is characterised by the proliferation of a functional endometrial tissue that develops outside the uterus wall.
Endometriosis effects between 10-15% of menstruating women between the ages of 24 and 40, that is more than 1 in 10 of us.
Nurturing healthy growing minds that are able to learn well, be resilient in the face of adversity and have reserves of inner calm has become a high priority in our busy modern world.
Bone Broth Benefits
(This is a long read, but when you start to learn about the beauty benefits I think you’ll agree it’s worth it).
What is bone broth good for? I have found bone broth stock to be the No. 1 thing you can consume to help:
Has female weight loss become a dirty word?
If you turn up in my clinic with no other concern than wanting to lose a few pounds I am listening to your concerns. I understand your frustrations at the conflicting information and diet tribes. I will help and support you to lose weight for no other reason that that you want to feel more confident.
A nutritional programme will start with a thorough assessment all aspects of an individuals lifestyle and dietary principles. Optimising digestion and detoxification pathways may often start to occur naturally through the promotion of a healthy lifestyle, improved dietary habits and by reducing toxic exposure (British Association of Nutritional Therapists (BANT) 2015).
21-DAY ADRENAL RESET
16th November - 4th December