8 MOST COMMON DEFICIENCIES IN WOMEN

According to studies, deficiencies do depend mostly on your diet, however, social class, cultural background and entourage, economic status, education, genetics, age, habits also matter. About 30% of women are known to suffer from a deficiency of an important mineral or vitamin, in many cases without even being aware. The worst part of this is…

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…

THE HORMONAL PILL DEPLETES FROM VITAMINS

One of the side effects you’re not being told before taking the hormonal pill is how the mix of hormones will affect negatively your thyroid. Your thyroid is literally the motor of your hormones. Worst is that, they’re usually long-term effects and not symptoms that go away right after stopping your hormonal ‘’treatment’’. The pill…

THE HORMONAL PILL SHUTS YOU DOWN

You’ve probably already been told that the pill will solve your cycles, will avoid pregnancy, will not have side effects or that it will help you with your PMS (which you shouldn’t even suffer from). Lies. Using the pill doesn’t address the root case of the issues you’ve just went to the doctor for. The…

SAY NO TO PRE NATALS MULTIVITAMINS

The quick way for your doctor to make sure he follows the protocol is to give you a multivitamin instead of advising for the right foods when nutrient deficiencies are detected OR when pregnancy is confirmed. Multivitamins are synthetic, hence can barely absorb: Ascorbic Acid added that depletes Copper Retinyl Palmitate/Beta Carotene is used instead…

NUTRITION AND THE FEMALE CYCLE

Menstrual Phase: day 1 of period until last day of bleeding. The lining of the uterus is shedding and your hormonal production is low and begins to stabilise by the end of your bleeding. Due to bleeding you will lack iron feeling low and tired. EAT: Iron sources (beef, liver, fish and poultry), anti-inflammatory spices…