Many of us have experience of going on a diet, seeing progress initially, only to find that weight loss slows or, even worse, plateaus. This leads to frustration, loss of motivation and ultimately the weight piling back on. If this sounds all too familiar, you’re going to want to read on because we’ll be explaining the how and why behind this process,
As women, endogenous estrogen is essential to our reproductive cycle. However, overexposure to estrogen from our environment has profound negative consequences for our health. Read on to find out what these health issues are, what we should be cautious of and how to minimise our exposure.
Minerals are naturally occurring elements that play an important role in life on Earth, including in our health and nutrition. There’s a long list of minerals that our bodies need. Five of these are especially important for us women, so we’ve picked these out, circled and highlighted them for you.
‘Eat your greens’ was something our mothers nagged us about when we were growing up. She had our best interests at heart, and science is proving just how right she was to insist we finish our portion at dinner. Read on as we explain how this simple, but important, piece of advice can help balance hormones and reduce risk of chronic disease. Thanks mom!
We love a good debate, but some discussions can leave us feeling more confused than when we began. A prime example is the debate over soy. Is it good for us or bad? Read on as we untangle the health claims and explain why unprocessed soy products should be part of a well-balanced diet for most people.
Collagen supplements are taking center stage on supermarket shelves. Few of us really understand what collagen is, how it benefits us, and what we need to do to get enough. Get your pens and pencils ready: you’re about to simultaneously boost your collagen levels and collagen IQ!