Emotional Wellbeing and Hormones

As women, how do our hormones affect our emotional wellbeing?  Anyone who has suffered PMT, or knows a sister, flatmate or daughter can tell you… Its like jekyl and hyde! A very sweet lovely calm happy person becomes a snappy teary terror. The strange…

Sugar Addict? Yes you..

Sugar Addict – Yes that’s you! Can eating high sugar foods for 60 days cause fatty liver disease, an increase in belly fat, significant weight gain, lethargy, and mood swings? Yes absolutely. But the surprise in this story is the question. Can 60 days of eating low…

Melatonin for sleep – is chronic sleep deprivation making you sick?

Chronic sleep deprivation is causing havoc. Remember what happens to your body when you sleep? Your cells repair If you are young – you grow You regenerate You heal Neurotransmitters and hormones are produced packaged and ready for delivery Action potentials in cell membranes…

Diet Drinks Increase Waistline

I have a really interesting story to tell you about Diet sweeteners. This study reminded me, and its worth reading.   “Drinking Diet Soda Linked to a Widening Waistline With Age Authors of a a longitudinal cohort study showed that regular diet soda drinkers…

Pyrrole and Methylation – are they the answer to feeling calm and clear?

Nutritional Therapy for healthy brain biochemistry. Pyrrole disorder, MTHFR, methylation. Some of you may like to go hiking or play tennis for enjoyment. I get my kicks by attending ‘geeky’ medical conferences!   Did you know changes in brain chemicals occur with altered levels…