PCOS AND HOW TO TREAT IT

PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, where polycystic ovaries can happen, or not. Also, having cysts on the ovaries doesn’t necessarily mean you have PCOS – so the name it’s a misnomer. The Rotterdam Criteria is the best criteria used to diagnose PCOS. A woman must only meet 2 out of 3 points to be diagnosed. Most…

MERCURY TOXICITY IS FAKE NEWS*

The fear of mercury is still doing more bad than good in most pregnant: Thing is that, this claim is misinterpreted and misguided as well as misused by medical staff without much understanding or further look into the nutrients that these foods contain nor interact with. There are certain fish that should be avoided during…

EVENING PRIMROSE AS AN OESTROGEN TREATMENT

Both European settlers and Indians in the Americas used evening primrose as food. But you will be surprised to learn the impact that this special flower’s oil has on hormone health, skin, hair and even bones,…powerful! The dietary supplement of evening primrose comes from the gathered seeds of the flowers, cold-pressed to gather the oil…

LEARN ABOUT PINE NUTS

These little tree nuts were mentioned in ancient Greek history and eaten by Roman soldiers as ‘’campaign food’’ while they invaded Britannia 2000 years ago. They were also very popular during the Middle Ages. Found in only 18 species of pine trees in Europe, North America and Asia, cultivated for over 10.000 years. Packed with…

ADAPTOGENS AS HEALING PLANTS

Adaptogens are a unique class of healing plants, including some foods and herbs. Today they are most commonly consumed as supplements and herbal products, as capsules, powders or tinctures. It has been observed in animal studies that various adaptogens have the ability to create a generally increased tolerance to stress and this is one of the reasons…

NUTMEG AS A SPICE

While researching for the perfect dark season evening drink I realised I never talked about nutmeg! And I do know many of us use it in their baking starting autumn Spice derived from the seed (not nut despite the name) of Myristica fragrans.Best to consume in moderation due to its content of myristicin, a psychoactive…