The Best Plant-based Foods for Low Progesterone

Progesterone is a very important hormone in women’s health. It is produced by the ovaries (in the corpus luteum) after ovulation ( in the luteal phase) and is responsible for

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How I learned to eat enough for my hormones on a plant based diet

When I was 14 years old, a little while after I got my first period I had a blood test that revealed I was mildly low in iron. Looking back

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Why I went plant based for my hormones

I had a close friend that was diagnosed with PCOS in her late twenties. She would get only one period a year ever since she was 16. She had been

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What I wish I knew about birth control

What I wish I knew about birth control   I’m not sure if things have changed but when I was growing up birth control pills were being given out like candy. Nearly

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The best plant based foods to beat anxiety and build healthy neurotransmitters

The Best Plant-Based Foods for Anxiety There are a handful of neurotransmitters that are responsible for creating our mood. The main three neurotransmitters that are responsible for anxiety (there are

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My Experience with the Implanon

My experience with the Implanon   For those that have followed me on social media you will know that I have had some health issues in the past. My health

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5 Steps to Improving Insulin Resistance PCOS with Plant Based Diet

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is thought to be the most common hormone imbalance affecting women today. It is not something that I personally struggled with, but since so many hormonal

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Top 6 Reasons for Low Libido in Women

I was staring at a screen watching music videos the other day when I was getting my nails done and it struck me how over-sexualized our society is. It’s not

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How My Gut Reacted to Antidepressants

Coming off antidepressants was one of the most intense experiences of my life. I remember going to a naturopath shortly after the worst part of my withdrawal symptoms had ended

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10 things women should know about induction

10 things women should know about induction If you read my labour and delivery blog post you will know that I fought very hard for my right not to be

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How Weight Loss Diets Affect Women’s Hormones

How Dieting and Restrictive Eating Can Lead to Hormonal Imbalance in Women Most women diet to lose weight, thinking that weight loss also leads to health. If we are honest

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How Carbohydrates Effect Women’s Hormones

How Carbohydrates Effect Women’s Hormones   Hormones are extremely sensitive to diet (and everything else) and so it’s no wonder that carbohydrates have a direct effect on our hormones and

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Top 5 Mums and Bubs Plant Based Breakfast Recipes

Rewind time back to about a year ago, when my baby boy was 6 months old and I was convinced I was going to use my blog to talk about

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Is Soy Safe for Womens Hormones

  My journey to balancing my hormones began many years ago so I had to make a decision early on if eating soy was going to be beneficial for me

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Standing up for my birthing rights: refusing induction when my water broke early (PROM)

What I did when my waters broke early It has taken me a very long time to publish this story even if I have wanted to right from the beginning.

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10 Things I wish I knew about Antidepressants

10 things I wish I knew about Antidepressants If you have read a few of my other articles you will know that I took antidepressants in the past and had

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What it feels like to take Antidepressants for Anxiety

My experience with Antidepressants   The article I am about to write will most likely come across very strong and hard hitting. I still have a lot of anger over

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Why I took Antidepressants

Why I took Antidepressants I’m going to begin this article with a quick background on what antidepressants are and how they work in the body, just in case anyone reading

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Understanding Morning Sickness on a Plant-Based Diet

Understanding Morning Sickness on a Plant-Based Diet It’s been quite a while since I have written a health article on my blog. For those of you who follow me on

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