What is the best diet for PCOS?

PCOS which stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is one of the most common hormonal conditions affecting women. It is thought to affect 1 in 10 women in the UK although many do not show any symptoms. Nutrition can play a key role in managing PCOS symptoms. However there are a lot of arguments about whatContinue reading “What is the best diet for PCOS?”

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”

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”

Is caffeine bad for you? Caffeine and health

Caffeine.. one addiction I just can’t seem to shake! I know I’m not alone as this study reported that 85% of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage per day. Experts say that caffeine is good for your health. Certainly, there are many health benefits of caffeine that have been proven by science. But thereContinue reading “Is caffeine bad for you? Caffeine and health”

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”

How to reduce stress and balance hormones

We all know by now that stress plays a major role in our overall health. Stress has been linked to diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and most definitely to hormone related conditions such as PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea. It is important to reduce stress and calm down your nervous system to heal from anyContinue reading “How to reduce stress and balance hormones”

Menstrual cycle tracking: your unique self-care tool

With my health coaching clients we look at many things that can contribute to a healthy lifestyle including nutrition, movement and stress-management. But the most important self-care tip that I recommend from day one is to get to know your menstrual cycle. This can be either through a menstrual cycle tracking app or using aContinue reading “Menstrual cycle tracking: your unique self-care tool”

How to feel awful during the pre-menstrual phase!

I haven’t posted for a while but today is the first day of my period after a hellish pre-menstrual phase. So today I feel inspired to write about how to manage your pre-menstrual phase so that you can avoid this kind of situation. The pre-menstrual phase is also known as the luteal phase or your “innerContinue reading “How to feel awful during the pre-menstrual phase!”