Today I want to share with you Tracy’s story. When I first started working with Tracy, she was at rock bottom. She was in a lot of pain from fibromyalgia, struggling with tummy issues and constantly felt bloated. In addition, she was dealing with several menopause symptoms. I caught up with Tracy and asked her […]
How to overcome brain fog and protect your brain
October is world menopause awareness month. The theme chosen by the International Menopause Society for world menopause day on the 18th of October is “Brain fog and Memory difficulties in Menopause” So, supporting brain health seems an appropriate topic to put under the spotlight right here and now. Brain fog can be scary It is […]
Let’s shine the light on Progesterone
Progesterone – I want to cast a little light on this hormone. Many people associate progesterone with periods and fertility and quite rightly so. But let’s dig a little deeper as there is so much more to discover about this hormone. Beyond fertility, this hormone is vital for maintaining many other essential organs and […]
Supplements – do you need to take them?
I am asked this question a lot. And the simple answer is that it depends! So let me unravel the mysterious world of supplements. It can be a real minefield to understand. Firstly, my belief is that food should always come first. Where possible, always aim to get your nutrients as part of what you […]
Here’s to a happy and healthy Jubilee!
One of the most important guiding nutrition principles for peri and menopause women is learning how to balance blood sugars in your blood. And that’s because when you have highs and lows in your blood sugars, it disrupts your hormones big time. High and unstable glucose levels and high insulin levels make the menopause feel […]
Is a plant- based diet or vegan diet the perfect menopausal diet?
The power of plants! Is a plant- based diet or vegan diet the perfect menopausal diet? I am often asked this question. To me, increasing plant-based foods into your diet is a no brainer for everyone. But whether you need to go totally vegan, is more debatable. Personally, I see veganism as being defined by […]