NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: MENSTRUATION PHASE

The idea behind these posts will be for you to follow your cycle and give your body the exact nutrients the body needs at the precise time. Follow the posts and look for insights into how your hormonal system changes and the nutrients requirements to adjust and regulate your cycle. We count day 1 as…

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…

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…

NUTRITION BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER PREGNANCY

Why should you eat differently especially in your fertile years, before, during & after pregnancies? For your child’s: Organ development, for which you need plenty of cholesterol & vitamin D. Brain development, for which you need more protein, omega 3 fatty-acids and cholesterol. Birth weight, for which you shouldn’t restrict your calories. Mental health, for…

FASTING CAN STAGNATE A WOMAN’S CYCLE

This is one of those topics for which everyone has an opinion and a different experience. So please, remember my aim is to help women and men stabilise their hormonal production, normalise their insulin release, support their metabolism and make everything work smoother for them. Nobody should be in pain at any point in their…

COQ10’S ROLE AND SOURCES

Coenzyme 10 is naturally produced by the body and works as an antioxidant. Its active form is called ubiquinol and appears to be most abundant in the heart, liver, kidneys and pancreas. It’s stored in the mitochondria (see previous posts for more information on mitochondria and their extremely important roles) that are involved in pretty…