Category: Womens Health & Fitness

Introduction To Pre/Post Natal Exercise

Since the 1970s, even with the obesity rates increasing there has been a large increase in the number of women becoming physically active.  There are more athletic opportunities available to women than there has ever been and women are generally more aware of the benefits of being healthy than men. This increase in women’s awareness […]

08/03/2017 | 0 Comments More

Why Venus Williams Turned to Drastic Diet to Fight Her Autoimmune Condition

Venus Williams says going raw vegan “changed everything” In 2011, Venus Williams withdrew from the US Open after being diagnosed with Sjogren’s Syndrome. With her tennis career in jeopardy Williams announced she was suffering from what is a common autoimmune disease that causes dry eye and dry mouth as well as causing joint pain and fatigue. […]

19/02/2017 | 0 Comments More

Menopause – A Positive Solution

Many herbs have been given the status of ‘miraculous’, however the herb Pueraria mirifica is a plant found in Thailand that has for hundreds of years, been part of the diet of Thai women.  Many women around the world have benefited from hormone-balancing properties of this herb, and more specifically its the ability to support […]

28/07/2016 | 0 Comments More

Cranberry Goodness

Many women drink cranberry juice to help maintain a healthy urinary tract.  Cranberries contain active compounds that actually reduce the harmful bacteria that like to stick to the bladder walls and cause havoc. In one study it was found that drinking one pint of sugar-free cranberry juice a day resolved 73% of UTIs (urinary tract […]

28/07/2016 | 0 Comments More

Womens Health – PMS The Natural Approach

Many women put up with mood swings, weight gain, bloating and tearfulness every month, not realising that these unpleasant symptoms of premenstrual syndrome can be managed with simple diet and lifestyle changes. Symptoms can be eased by eating more hormone-balancing foods such as: Whole Grains Nuts Seeds Legumes Fruit Vegetables And minimising hormone-disrupters such as: […]

28/07/2016 | 0 Comments More

ANTE AND POST NATAL EXERCISE

ANTE AND POST NATAL EXERCISE THE THREE TRIMESTERS: Pregnancy is divided up into 3month stages called trimesters (12-13weeks).  Each trimester is distinctly different as regards the development of you and your baby. 1st Trimester (0-12weeks) 2nd Trimester (12-25weeks) 3rd Trimester (25-42weeks)   1st Trimester: Week 1: Date of last period Placenta begins developing Missed period […]

01/07/2016 | 0 Comments More