Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women

As a Nutritionist and Women’s Wellness Coach, I often work with women who want to balance their hormones. Hormone imbalances are actually very common and there are actually over 50 hormones at work in your body! But what are the hormonal imbalance symptoms in women that you should look out for? 10 hormonal imbalance symptomsContinue reading “Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women”

What is the perfect diet for humans?

The world of nutrition and diets can be a confusing place. There are so many different diets that claim to be the perfect diet for humans and the optimal way to eat. I remember once reading a quote, “If you are not confused about nutrition then you haven’t studied it enough” and I find thisContinue reading “What is the perfect diet for humans?”

Top foods to increase your metabolism

After my last post about when low calorie density diets don’t work, I got a few email questions asking about foods to increase your metabolism. I have to admit, this is something I am still in the process of figuring out. I went way off in the wrong direction during the first years of myContinue reading “Top foods to increase your metabolism”

Foods for healthy hormones and weight loss

A quick post for you today with some of my top foods for healthy hormones and weight loss. Include these foods in your diet to nourish your body, balance your hormones and reach your healthy, happy weight. If you haven’t already, check out yesterday’s post on how the calorie density of foods affects weight loss.Continue reading “Foods for healthy hormones and weight loss”

Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE

As usual, I want to go against the typical health and fitness industry advice and this time talk about common nutrient deficiencies and the benefits of eating more food. We are so often told we need to eat less if we want to be fit and healthy but is this really the case? In myContinue reading “Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE”

Follicular phase recipes: Berry smoothie bowl

I know it’s so stereotypical for a health blogger to share a smoothie bowl recipe. At this moment there are over 2 million posts on Instagram with the hashtag #smoothiebowl. But hey.. they taste good and they can be a great healthy breakfast so why not! This recipe is great for the follicular phase (i.e.Continue reading “Follicular phase recipes: Berry smoothie bowl”

Recipes for your period: Banana oat pancakes

As promised, here is the recipe for the banana oat pancakes I made on the first day of my period. I’m not much of one for complicated recipes so this one is simple and quick. I’m sure you can find many pancake recipes out there but this is one that worked for me. I loveContinue reading “Recipes for your period: Banana oat pancakes”

Amazing diet for ovulation and fertility support

Final post in the how to eat to support your menstrual cycle series! This time we are looking at the diet for ovulation and fertility support. What is ovulation? When is the ovulatory phase? For those who enjoy being active and productive, ovulation can be the phase of the cycle where you feel most atContinue reading “Amazing diet for ovulation and fertility support”

Detoxify now with the fantastic follicular phase diet

Next in the nutrition for healthy hormones series is the follicular phase or the “inner spring” of your cycle. In this post, learn how to eat the follicular phase diet to detoxify your body after menstruation. Eat this way to feel light and fresh as you move into a new cycle. What is the follicularContinue reading “Detoxify now with the fantastic follicular phase diet”

The best diet for your period the menstrual phase

I got a lot of positive feedback on my last post about how to eat to optimise the pre-menstrual phase. So I thought I’d carry on to the other phases of the cycle. Next up is the bleed itself! The best diet for your period aka the menstrual phase. In this post I will explainContinue reading “The best diet for your period the menstrual phase”