The word Menopause creates a feeling of dread in many women, mainly because of the negative perception it is given by society. The many symptoms that come in the perimenopause (the years leading up to when periods stop) can leave a women feeling that her better years are behind her.
Who doesn’t like a coffee? A catch up with friends, or a quick cuppa grabbed at the station on the way to work. But are we in danger of putting our health at risk by the extra calories we are inadvertently consuming?
Holistic Therapies is a complementary therapy term, meaning therapies that treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Reflexology and Nutritional Healing, both look at the body from this viewpoint.
It’s Wimbledon time again and what does that mean?…………..Strawberries!!!
Did you know that roughly 27,000 kilos of strawberries are eaten during the Wimbledon Championships, together with 7,000 litres of cream ?
Not only are they a British Institution at this time of year, they also pack a nutritional punch.
Well its February and Xmas seems a long and distant memory. We still want to lose the weight and have that model like body. Except we didn’t start out with one, so it’s going to take a lot more work to get there!!
We are constantly told that there is good cholesterol and bad cholesterol and that it cause heart disease. If it’s in the genes then there is nothing you can do about it. It is bad and that we should reduce it to designated levels at all costs but is this the whole story?
That old dilemma! Well the research on sugar and fat has changed in recent years and appears to be the opposite of what we were once told.
Fermented foods used to be a staple in diets in our evolutionary past. In the days before refrigeration, foods were harvested and then fermented, or pickled for use throughout the winter. Fermented foods are laden with healthy bacteria which are benficial to our gut health.