MOON PHASE AND THE FEMALE CYCLE

Women that do not take hormonal contraceptives experience natural switches in their cycle at times in their life. As in ancient times, some women bleed during a new moon, in darkness, where they are unseen and prefer solitude and healing, while ovulating in full moon, as the light of the night gives them the opportunity…

HOW TO ELIMINATE EXCESS OESTROGEN

What to eat to help your body eliminate excess oestrogen and rise progesterone naturally? You’ve heard right, progesterone is not only a woman’s hormone but also a male’s hormone that is often forgotten. Men need progesterone in order to produce testosterone and progesterone in both men and women helps counteracting the effects of excess oestrogen…

HOW TO CORRECTLY PAIR FOOD

Eating grilled skinless chicken with steamed veggies? Here some quick facts to get you out of the typical ”fitness routine”. Fats act like links, aiding proteins to finish their functions. Fats start chemical reactions that aid with growth control, immune function, reproduction and many other aspects of our basic metabolism. The obsessive consumption of low…

TAKING MAGNESIUM WITH VITAMIN D

With the arrival of the stock of Vitamin D at @jotunheimnutrition we have received quite many questions regarding the supplementation with other vitamins/minerals. I am writing this post to make things easier for you and aid you understand your intakes. Just like any other vitamin and mineral, Vitamin D must firstly be converted so the body can…

BEAUTY, FOOD AND EPIGENETICS

Please know that no matter what you are being told, neither beauty nor positive mental health are achieved by plastic surgery. If your genes were not curated enough until you conceive and you don’t enjoy (unfortunately) a basket of inherited good-looks (based on the proper nutrition of your ancestors), you will simply need to work…

HOW TO AVOID SUGAR SPIKES: LOW GLYCEMIC FOODS

In 2016, Ludwig, professor in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard, wrote that the recommendations about avoiding dietary fat were based on limited scientific evidence. Several recent studies found that high-fat diets actually produce greater weight loss than low-fat diets. And while the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans have now lifted the limit on dietary…