What Are Blood Sugar Levels And How Do You Balance Them?

If you struggle with your weight it is likely the words “blood sugar levels” strike a note of fear into your heart. Do visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, and insulin injections dance their way through your nightmares? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. It is important to […]

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10 Simple Things To Do When You’re Feeling Down

10 things to remember when you feeling down and crying on your bedroom floor because your kids didn’t say goodbye to you this morning or you are pacing the floor in the middle of the night because you were worried your middle child is addicted to social media. I had one of those weeks last […]

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Combatting Chronic Inflammation With Delicious Food

Fighting chronic inflammation with food is smart and much nicer than taking supplements and drugs. So, you knock on the next door of life. The one that is super close to the one labelled in big ass letters ARCHAIC and your elbow jumps in pain with each echoey rap. That, my nearly ancient friend, is chronic inflammation. […]

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On Dating And Finding Your Match

This post is written by my talented friend Jo O’Donovan who is a Life and Relationship Coach. If you are single and looking for love, in a relationship which you want to improve or struggling with work colleagues Jo’s expert guidance can help. You can find her at www.mydream-myreality.com “So… I went on a date […]

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Invisible Over 50? Age Fearlessly

Feeling invisible over 50 is not just in your head, it’s also in the heads of many women. Once you hit 50 did you feel like you were suddenly invisible? There wasn’t a line in the sand and you couldn’t really put your finger on what was bothering you until one day it dawned on […]

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6 Essential Vitamins and Minerals For Postmenopausal Women

Here are 6 essential vitamins and minerals for postmenopausal women that will help support you in having the energy and health you need to support you in whatever the hell you want to do in life. Join the circus as one of the sideshow attractions, take up cancan dancing, attract the attention of Ryan Gosling […]

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The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners, those witches disguised behind delicious sweet smiles that hide a menacing intention to totally mess with your health. Most of us are aware of the negative effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars”, the kind you find in fizzy drinks, sweets, baked goods, and many commercially-available kinds of cereal. Hiding in […]

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Blemish-Free Skin: The Natural Way

Whether you are dealing with one or two spots or a full-blown acne breakout, natural skin-care routines can put you on route to blemish-free skin. The expensive scrubs and chemicals so many turn to in their fight against acne often don’t work in the long run and can be hard on your skin, exacerbating the […]

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The Pro’s of Postmenopause: Embracing The New You

So after years of cramps, bloating, and PMS – you finally bid farewell to your period. But, before you can even complete a sigh of relief, you are reminded that you now face a variety of health risks such as Diabetes, Hepatitis C, Gout, and Osteoporosis. Can’t a woman get a break? Well, while the […]

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Five Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

When you are making an effort to lose weight it can be difficult to find weight loss friendly snack foods. Generally snacking when you are trying to lose weight is a no-no. But weight loss should be about what you get to eat not what you don’t. Hunger and deprivation is your enemy if you […]

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How To Improve Weak Pelvic Floor Muscles

Do you have weak pelvic floor muscles? I love a good laugh as much as the next person and when my sister comes to stay we do a lot of laughing. Lately, though I find I must walk away. Laughing and peeing has become a problem. Visions of me being identified the minute I enter […]

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Natural Ways To Fight Mild Depression And Anxiety

We all have those days when you wake up and you feel off, you can’t quite put your finger on it but you know that you’re not feeling great. You have mild depression. Call it what you want. The Doldrums. A funk. Down in the dumps. Flat. Life is pretty good. So why are you […]

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Two Recipes With Ingredients That Help Reduce Stress

I have a special treat for you this week. Two ingredients that help reduce stress in super easy and delicious recipes. These two recipes are made with ingredients that are known to contain nutrients that will help you fight stress, they also delicious which definitely helps! Avocados A healthy source of fat, these creamy green fruits […]

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Decreasing Stress And Cortisol Can Help Women Slow Aging

STRESS!!! Decreasing stress is crucial for your health. Does doing your finances cause heart palpitations and cold sweats? What about the kids taking their absolute sweet time in the morning, every morning and somehow leaving within minutes of the bus coming, leaving total chaos in their wake. Ooo! I know what about when you just […]

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Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

Do you suspect you could suffer from lactose intolerance? A while ago Peter and I went to dinner at a friends place. I always enjoy these gatherings with like-minded women and their partners so I was really looking forward to it. Not long before going I started to suffer from gas and bloatedness which ended […]

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Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

Weight loss advice is everywhere. It seems to me every second site on the internet is dedicated to a new weight loss solution. There are competing opinions everywhere. Let’s try to forget “who’s right” so we can focus on “what’s right.” Because you want results and I am here to help you achieve that I […]

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How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

The nutrition information table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make informed nutrition decisions. If you can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, then you are better able to choose products that fit […]

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Cauliflower Tortillas And Cauliflower Brownies Recipes

Have you ever wondered what cauliflower brownies would be like, well now is your chance? I love to find healthy alternatives to tried and tested recipes which have been used for years. Cauliflower is so often the replacement for the grain. It is such a versatile vegetable and will take on any flavour. It is […]

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How To Improve Your Gut Health

We are now leaning how important our gut health is to our overall health. Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a greater role than we initially thought in many diseases. The issues that can […]

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5 Fermented Food Recipes Rich In Probiotics

These 5 fermented food recipes are brimming with gut-boosting benefits. I know this is one of my pet subjects but it is important enough to get a regular mention. The gut has more neurons than the brain. To keep it healthy and in balance, you need to look after it. This balance is important as the gut […]

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Three Quick Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Metabolism

These are three super quick healthy breakfast recipes to boost metabolism which will aid in weight loss. Always, eat a good breakfast to get your blood sugar balanced first thing. You will also be less likely to make bad food choices later in the morning when you are so ravenous your arm starts to look tasty. […]

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Why Is My Metabolism Slow?

Why is My Metabolism Slow? Perhaps you have been feeling more tired than usual lately.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. Your skin feels dry and you’ve been craving sugar. These are all signs of metabolic weakness or a slowing down of your metabolism. Let’s dive into how this can happen What can […]

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Selenium-Rich Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This chocolate chia seed pudding is rich in selenium so besides being delicious it will support your thyroid function. What other dessert does that? Oh yeah, the Dark Chocolate Brazil Nut and Coconut Bars by Marks Daily do. What is Selenium and why do we need it. Selenium is a mineral needed by the body […]

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How Does Bad Sleep Affect You And Your Health?

How does bad sleep affect you and your health and what can you do about it? Do you have bags under your eyes that are so big you could pack them for a weekend away? I occasionally do but then mine are Prada so they are designer which means they were expensive and they can […]

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