Put your hand up if you have (or have previously had) low iron *raises hand* It’s incredibly common, particularly among undernourished children, young women, the elderly and during pregnancy. But, in fact, just about anyone can develop a deficiency. Signs that your iron is low include: fatigue and lethargy, foggy thinking, low mood, recurrent infections, […]
Today I’m guest posting over at SheSaid. Click through to read about PMS: what it is and how to get rid of it. Have you found any natural remedies that worked a treat for your PMS?
I talk about tampons quite a bit, but still probably not as much as I should. Most of us use them, often alongside a number of other sanitary products, but rarely if ever talk about it. So, let’s chat. I want to get you thinking and talking about what you’re using. Many of us pay […]
Mid-next week I’ll be heading away for just shy of a month on what promises to be an extremely juicy and interesting trip. Jon and I are Europe-bound for a combination of working and holidaying. The trip is mainly because both of us are presenting at a large naturopathic conference in Paris. However, while away, we […]
If you follow me on Twitter, you will be very familiar with my regular posts and re-tweets of articles that discuss gut health, digestion and beneficial bacteria. I do this because I’m interested in bacteria (amongst other things). I’m interested in bacteria because, while there are many factors that influence your health, the right balance […]
I just came across this study, admittedly several years old now, which has linked eating asparagus to a better recovery following a night on tiles. Well, yes ok, the researchers didn’t quite look at it that way… but we can extrapolate (and have). According to researchers at the Institute of Medical Science, and Jeju National […]
This coming week I’ll be taking part in CARE Australia’s Walk in Her Shoes challenge. Heard about it? Doing it too? In case not, let me tell you… Each day I’ll be accessorising with a pedometer to ensure I walk a minimum of 10,000 steps as I go about my business. 10,000 steps is roughly 5-6 kms, […]
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is something that many women would be familiar with – an estimated 80% experiencing emotional or physical changes prior to their period. For some women this will last no more than 1-2 days, whereas others can experience a week (or more) of distress, pain and discomfort. What are the symptoms? There are […]