Monthly Archives: September 2020

MENSTRUAL DISORDERS

Menstrual disorders can be expected in some women because of the sheer complexity of hormonal and metabolic changes that take place during the average 28 day cycle.   If all is not in order, the following can ensue – depression, tension,  … Continue reading

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COELIAC DISEASE – GLUTEN INTOLERANCE

Coeliac Disease is a combination of factors which results in the degeneration of little finger-like projections in the first part of the small intestine that provide a means of absorption of an abundance of nutrients, hence it is considered a … Continue reading

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GREEN TEA

Experts believe that powerful antioxidants in Green Tea help to disarm free radicals which are believed to contribute to many degenerative diseases, including heart disease and cancer. The American Journal of Epidemiology has reported that a study of 35,369 women … Continue reading

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WHICH FAT IS BEST?

Dietary fat is made of Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen atoms and are broadly classified as SATURATED or UNSATURATED.  There are two main forms of unsaturated fats  – POLYUNSATURATED [PUFA] and MONO-UNSATURATED [MUFA].   The classification of fats depends on the number … Continue reading

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