Weight and body shape at menopause and beyond 50

There is a popular  misperception that it is “normal” to gain weight as you age, or when you go throughmenopause well , I hate to burst your comfort bubble but it is not normal, just average. What happens as you go through menopause and as you are ageing , is your...

Menopause, hormonal imbalances and weight gain

My previous blog was on weight during menopause, this time I will delve a little deeper in to the area of digestive health in relation to hormonal imbalances. I could choose quite a range of topics to discuss, but for today, let me focus on oestrogen imbalance /...

Menopause and Weight Management

This is a huge problem for many women, suddenly no matter what they do the body seems to be struggling withhormonal imbalances, weight problems, toxins,  digestive and liver problems,  all leading to an seemingly uncontrolable growing of their body in a outward...

Understanding Cholesterol- Part II

We now have an understanding of the role of cholesterol, however with the heavy concern about cholesterol have we forgotten or misplaced the real concern…..that is of the heart disease?  It seems to me we are shooting the messenger as the real cause of raising...

An introduction to Cholesterol – Part 1

Do you really know what cholesterol does in your body? I believe there is a great deal of confusion around the topic of cholesterol and many seem to believe they need to get it as low as it can. However like everything in nature there is a need for balance as it has...

Thyroid Disease and Auto Immune Dysfunction

It is interesting, I wrote this testimonial for Dr Sandra Cabot a couple of years ago and thought it may be benefical for anyone dealing with auto immune, plus thyroid disease to read.  To date, I still am not taking neo mercozole, have not needed radiocative iodine...

The role of the mind in weight management

High up there in the complaint category after struggling for energy and weight management, would have to be the “busy mind”, while some may see this as not particularly important to good health, from a complete health point of view it is vital. Let me explain, we have...

Thyroid Health

Are you struggling with weight and energy issues? Check your Thyroid!! This article has come about after hearing on the news the high incidence of thyroid health disorders going unnoticed or being misdiagnosed as a symptom of ageing or medication. Too many times,...