Benefits of Chai Spices for Womens Hormones and Vegan Chai Oatmeal or Overnight Oats (caffeine free)

I remember many years ago when chai lattes became all the rage. I loved the idea of chai because of all the beautiful spices but have always stayed away from

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The Best and Worst Oils for Hormone Health

Recently oils and fats, particularly polyunsaturated fats (PUFA’s) are getting a bad reputation. Some health professionals are advocating for the complete removal of all high PUFA foods while others focus

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Adrenal Cocktail Benefits and Recipe

I first introduced a small adrenal cocktail into my diet a few months ago. I had heard about them for a while but didn’t get around to trying one myself

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Cinnamon Tea for Insulin Resistance and PCOS

As progress along in my health journey, I have come to love and appreciate herbs more and more. Although diet and lifestyle will always be the absolute foundation of true

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Are PUFA’s Bad For Hormones and Metabolism?

Polyunsaturated fats of PUFA’s are essential fats (meaning we need to consume them and our body can not make them on their own) are usually found in nuts, seeds, vegetable

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Dairy and Women’s Hormones

As a follow up from my article on gluten and women hormones (you can find the article here), I thought I would also address dairy for women hormones. The general

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Gluten and Women’s Hormones

For a while, it seemed like nearly every naturopath, nutritionist and health practitioner was recommending avoiding gluten for hormone balance. Both gluten and dairy have become demonised and greatly feared

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Intermittent Fasting for Women of Reproductive Age

Benefits of Intermittent fasting Intermittent fasting has grown in popularity over recent years and for good reason. Intermittent fasting boasts some pretty impressive health benefits. These aren’t just claims by

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5 Common Root Causes of Hormonal Imbalance

Being a woman it is easy to blame any of our hormonal symptoms on the main hormones in our menstrual cycle namely estrogen and progesterone, and rightfully so as both

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The Best Plant-Based Foods for Estrogen Dominance and Estrogen Clearance

As a follow up from my article about the causes of estrogen dominance (find it here) this article addresses some of the best foods to help the body in processing

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Banana Ginger Bread Loaf and The Benefits of Ginger for Women’s Health and Fertility With DHOW

Ginger is a wonderfully aromatic and all-around mostly safe herb/root that has been used for many years. Although I generally eat my ginger fresh in juices, teas or grated in

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The Best and Worst Fats for Women’s Hormone Health

The inspiration for writing this post has come from my post-grad nutrition and metabolism subject last semester at university, even though I complained quite a lot about the general structure

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Understanding Estrogen Dominance

Of all the hormone-related topics that I have tried to understand, estrogen dominance has been one of the most confusing.  The misconception for me was that if you have “estrogen

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Turmeric for period pain, endometriosis and estrogen dominance plus White Chocolate Turmeric Latte with DHOW

Turmeric has gained very wide popularity in recent years and for good reason. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory that has been shown to be similarly effective with some painkillers in

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How Healthy is Tofu?

How Healthy Is Tofu? We all know that going plant-based is healthy, but how healthy is one of the most popular vegan proteins: tofu. When unpacking the health benefits of

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Baobab Fruit Powder for Natural PMS Relief with Vegan Peanut Butter Raspberry Boabab Cheesecake Slice

What is baobab powder? Baobab powder is the powder of the baobab fruit that grows in the baobab tree. Traditionally all parts of the baobab tree and fruit can be

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Phytoplankton: The New Vegan Wholefood Alternative to Pre-natal Vitamins Plus Raw Vegan Choc Mint Cakes

Before I discuss the many benefits of phytoplankton for plant-based pregnancy it is important to know the concerns regarding plant-based diets for pregnant women. Although well-planned vegan and vegetarian diets

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How I Raised My Low Iron Without Supplements on a Plant-based Diet

If you have been following me for a while, particularly on Instagram, you will know that I have been on a mission to raise my low iron post-baby. This has

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Vegan Moringa Peppermint Chocolate Mousse and Benefits of Moringa for Women

As many of you know, I have been working hard at raising my iron levels post-baby. I am unable to tolerate synthetic supplements due to the way my gut reacted

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Dietary Fat Consumption and Women’s Hormones

As I started to research into the hormone space a few years ago, it became clear to me that many hormone experts, who I love and have learned a lot

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