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Diet – eat breakfast-keep your blood sugars steady.

Diet – eat breakfast,  keep your blood sugars steady. It is noted that if you skip breakfast you are more likely to either smoke, consume alchol and do very little exercise and be over weight. The key to being geneally healthy, but also wanting to loose weight, is to eat breakfast, which will set you […]

Anti Ageing foods

Anti Ageing foods Taken in average portions, 5 servings of anti-oxidant foods per day. Blueberries, sweet potatoes, broccoli, tomatoes, Tea: green or white: 4 cups a day. Red Wine or Dark Grape Juice: 1 glass a day. Spices: cinnamon, turmeric, paprika, cayenne pepper, rosemary, ginger. Fibre including beans, brown rice, whole grain pasta and breads. […]

Rhubarb January Fruit -helps hot flushes

Rhubarb is a bright red short, thick stalked fruit with large green leaves, only the stalks are edible. First discovered in china & used medicinally The practice of forcing rhubarb began in the 19th Century when a Chelsea gardener place a chimney pot over one of his plants . The result was a beautifully tender, […]

Anti ageing- is it possible with Super Foods

Anti -ageing, is this possible One of the body’s amazing powers is to heal & repair itself with the help of a good balanced diet, high in super foods. So what does the body need – Energy & the materials to rebuild the cells to maintain and perform the functions required daily, this is an […]

Dizzy spells

Question:-I am going through the menopause and suffer from dizzy spells is this normal ? Reply:- The body balance is altered in the menopause so it is important to have a good well balanced diet but also to have regular smaller meals to keep blood sugar levels steady, follow a low glycaemic diet .

60 and still in the menopause !! having taken HRT

Question:-I am 60 years old and still suffering from hot flushes, mood swings, short temper, everything gets in my nerves, stress /anxiety attacks even when deciding which programme to watch I get anxious bad feeling in my chest and then followed with a hot flush.How long can this go on??? I started menopause at 52 […]

Hormones. YOU are not alone

 Question:-I am 45  so emotional & at times,angry & hate everyone.  Christmas was terrible, due to my hormonal behaviour & emotional & sensitive state, I cry at the drop of a hat.& feel lonely.  People avoid me & to be honest I would avoid me. My 2 older sisters sailed through their menopause. They are […]

February:- root vegetables are healthy and plentiful.

February is wet & cold,  not the most inspiring month, but comfort British vegetables are at their best.   Either for  mashing, roasting and soups, potatoes are an all rounders, along with  celeriac, swede parsnip and carrots. Healthy greens, called brassica’s, include sprouts, broccoli, savoy cabbage, this month is the time for excellent purple sprouting […]

Back to Basics 2009

This is the  Year    BACK  to BASICS Is 2009 the year for you !  Menopause or no menopause there is so much we can do to make our lives better What can we do -: look at your diet, eat regular smaller meals, snack on fruit, seeds and nuts, try new foods weekly, fish, […]

Zinc for a healthy skin,regual smaller meals to maintain blood sugars

 Question:-I’d like to know why I’m getting nausea, mostly in the evenings. Sometimes it gets so bad, I can not even think of food, as I feel as though I’m about to vomit at any moment, although this has yet to happen. I once felt this way when i was put on the pill years […]

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