NUTRIENT AND HORMONE CYCLE SYNC: FOLLICULAR PHASE

Your hormone levels are starting to raise up now. The pituitary gland then releases follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) aiding your body to grow around 30 follicles (tiny sacs of fluid in the ovaries walls) out of which only 1 of them will keep growing. While our body starts producing oestrogen, your uterine lining will start…

HORMONAL CHANGES DURING MENSTRUATION

During this phase, your hormones are at their lowest (progesterone, LH, FSH and estradiol). What is actually happening to your body is that there is shedding of the uterine lining that was built up along the cycle up to now. This is bleeding. Interestingly, now is when women posses the greatest connection/communication between the two…

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…

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…

FERTILITY MICRONUTIENT TESTING

Having a functional test prior to conceiving might seem ‘’too much work’’ for many, but unless you had a very good diet growing up and as an adult (no smoke, no alcohol, no stress, no vegan/crush/restrictive dieting), then it might be a good start if you’re trying your best to actually not just conceive a…