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  • Toxicity and disease development

    Toxicity plays a very important role in the development of diseases.

    Intoxication takes many forms and can result from the abuse of substances such as alcohol and drugs.  It can also be totally unconscious through household chemicals, sunscreen, food, air pollution and even drugs.  We are all exposed to varying degrees of toxicity on a daily…

  • Micro-nutritional deficiencies, obesity and menopause

    Can it be stated, without any hesitation, that people suffering from obesity automatically suffer from micro-nutritional deficiency.  What is the link between obesity and menopausal symptoms.
    What is Obesity?
    Definition
    According to the website of the National Institute of Public Health: At the population level, obesity is measured with the body mass index (BMI). BMI is the weight…

  • Couple’s Relationship And Menopause

    Menopause is an ordeal in itself for the couple.  Couple relationships and menopause don’t usually go well together as there are dozens of menopausal symptoms that can contribute to relationship stress and eventually divorce.

    A study published in 2016 surprised many by suggesting that more than 60% of divorces during the menopausal years are initiated by…

  • Sleep, aging and menopause

    A good night’s sleep means going to heaven to rest on a beautiful white, soft cloud, without any pressure on our body, without any idea in our head.  It means to clear your head and start again from scratch the next day. Unfortunately, the quality of our sleep seems to diminish with aging and especially…

  • Dietary supplements and aging

    How do dietary supplements interact with us, aging?  Is it essential to take dietary supplements if you already have a varied diet?

    These questions are relevant and important.

    Doctors rarely recommend dietary supplements, or if they do, they will in the form of prescriptions such as vitamin D, prenatal multi-vitamins, calcium and so on.

    Supplements should not replace…

  • Why would you use a food diary

    Do you know what you are ingesting over a 24-hour period? Do you understand the side effects of your diet?

    By keeping a food diary, you will get the facts right and be able to make the right choices.  Make food choices that suit you according to your age, activity level, digestive system sensitivity, and health…