You can be an active, conscious participant in healing the earth by not being a vegetarian. It is a fallacy to think that the vegetarian lifestyle is the best for you and for the planet. Eating beef is good for you and for the planet. This is the point at
When you hear the terms folate and folic acid, the context is likely to be about pregnancy. Expectant mothers need this nutrient as it is crucial to the development of the baby and without it- the child can be born with brain and spine defects. However, regardless of whether you’re
For most women, menstruation is simply that time of the month; for women suffering from endometriosis, is can be disabling. With around 176 million women and girls suffering from endometriosis worldwide, it is now seen as a global epidemic. During menstruation, the lining of the womb – the endometrial tissue
If you are a woman living in this day and age, you will likely spend a third of your life in menopause. This is because people are living longer than a century ago, and this means that every woman should have a decent understanding of the natural aging process, of
Today we know that hormone health is the foundation of vitality. Whether you need to balance weight, blood pressure, sleep, moods, reproductive issues, libido or your ability to deal with stress, hormones are at the core. “Many people believe that hormone dysfunction is experienced purely as menopause or erectile dysfunction; the
Actress Julianne Hough has publicly spoken out about how endometriosis has impacted her life since youth. From being hospitalised nine years ago, to experiencing stomach pains for most of her life. Hough is now proactive about dealing with the health condition that affects as much as ten percent of all women.
Tia Mowry, American actress and model says that food is a potent form of medicine. Her new book, Whole New You, reveals how healthy eating helps ease her debilitating symptoms of endometriosis. Mowry believes “food is powerful and has a significant impact.” Moreover, she says “no matter what you put in your mouth,
The prevalence of hypothyroidism has increased in the past 50 years. It occurs so frequently that it is often not considered to be a disease, rather an inevitable commonality. Women make peace with this condition and continue to take thyroid medication for the rest of their lives, without even questioning
The contraceptive pill may well be a culprit behind increased depression according to a large study published on 28 September 2016. For many women, this may explain erratic and negative mood swings. Over 1 Million Women on the Pill The contraceptive pill is used by millions of women worldwide. During its
Fertility comes down to many factors, one of them being the state of our immune system. This may seem odd, but the dynamic between the immune system, the sperm and a new fetus is crucial for pregnancy. 50% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. This story goes beyond our hormonal health.