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Menopausal hot flushes are sudden feelings of intense body heat that can occur during the day or night. Night sweats, often waking women up from sleep, are periods of heavy sweating associated with hot flushes that occur at night. Hot flushes usually affect women who are approaching the menopause and are thought to be caused by changes in your hormone levels affecting your body's temperature control.
 
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One of the best ways to feel strong and healthy is to eat whole foods that nurture your body from the inside out. Eating a rainbow of colours (think red, green, yellow, purple) provides a wide range of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that will nourish your body to boost energy and vitality.

Some of my top choices are:

Green vegetables – kale, spinach and collards are rich in chlorophyll; a power-house antioxidant containing numerous health benefits including aiding to boost the immune system, fight infections and improving liv...

The Benefits of Flaxseed For Dogs

Added : 03-May-2018 Published In: Latest News

When it comes to flaxseed, there are many potential health benefits that can contribute to the increased vitality and well-being of your canine friend, especially as a regular supplement to a healthy diet.

Flaxseed has historically been used for thousands of years in the creation of things like fabrics and linen and other textiles. It has also been used to make linseed oil, otherwise known as flaxseed oil.

The flax plant itself produces little seeds that are golden and brown in color, with a taste that is somewhat nutty in flavor. The seeds can be eaten as-is, although i...

How to Choose the Right Microbiotic for You

Added : 12-Apr-2018 Published In: Latest News
 
There are numerous brands of microbiotics on the UK market today and deciding which microbiotic supplement is right for you can be confusing. When you’re deciding which one will work best for you there are a few basic areas you need to assess:

 
1. Age
 
Simply put, choose a microbiotic that is age specific. From birth to grandparents your gut flora will change as you age and its best to choose a microbiotic supplement that has been formulated to represent t...

The Juice Fast – Pros and Cons

Added : 12-Apr-2018 Published In: Latest News
Forms of fasting have been around for centuries, but in todays modern world Juice Fasts have become a popular trend. A juice fast is where a person only consumes vegetable and fruit based juices while otherwise abstaining from food. It’s ideal that the juice is at least 80% vegetables and 20% or less from fruit to avoid high amounts of fructose. Smoothies are not part of a juice fast as you still need to break down the food, so the digestive system is not resting. The idea of a juice fast is to take the burden off the digestive system so it can rest and cleanse. Short juice fasts th...

Top Tips on how to beat the pre-period bloat

Added : 12-Apr-2018 Published In: Latest News
Each month two weeks before your period starts women have an increase in the sex hormone progesterone which can lead to various premenstrual symptoms. A common symptom is the pre-period bloat, a heavy feeling in the abdomen and a sudden increase of waist circumference usually beginning a week before your period and ending a week after your period starts. When the monthly shift of hormones occur the bloating can be caused by water retention, constipation and an increase in appetite.

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There are many potential benefits to giving omega-3 fatty acid supplements to cats. Some of the benefits are visible, while others are not so visible. Regardless of whether you can see the results, part of a healthy diet is making sure your cat gets plenty omega-3 fatty acids.

 

What is Omega-3?

Omega-3 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid that possesses double carbon bonds within the carbon chain. It’s opposing fatty acid is omega-6, and it’s important for your cat to have a balance of both omega-3 and omega-6 for optimal health. There is also an...

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When it comes to flaxseed, there are many potential health benefits that can contribute to the increased vitality and well-being of your canine friend, especially as a regular supplement to a healthy diet. Flaxseed has historically been used for thousands of years in the creation of thi...

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One of the best ways to feel strong and healthy is to eat whole foods that nurture your body from the inside out. Eating a rainbow of colours (think red, green, yellow, purple) provides a wide range of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that will nourish your body to boost energy and ...

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Menopausal hot flushes are sudden feelings of intense body heat that can occur during the day or night. Night sweats, often waking women up from sleep, are periods of heavy sweating associated with hot flushes that occur at night. Hot fl...

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