Women and Heart Disease Campaign

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I’m very proud to be part of the British Heart Foundations’ campaign that has just launched. The idea is to raise awareness of women and heart disease and when you read the statistics below you will understand why. I met up with a wonderful group of women consisting of Kate Thornton, Amanda Byram, Melanie Sykes, Gemma Atkinson and Angellica Bell …

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The Most Common Holiday Problems Solved

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No-one is a bigger hedonist than me. I’m sure I’m not alone in excitedly looking forward to my holiday and counting the days till take off. However, holidays can sometimes be quite stressful. It can take a few days to settle down into a new environment and a change of routine. And then of course, there are all kinds of …

How Hormone Therapy Can Slow Down Ageing – Part 3

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Before embarking on hormone therapy of any description, it’s really important to understand all the risks. I know it’s a bit like a biology session, but I do recommend reading all the info so comprehensively laid out here by Dr Gordon. You will see that risks associated with BHRT are minimal compared to conventional hormone therapy, and in some instances …

Ageing Gracefully

How Hormone Therapy Can Slow Down Ageing-Part 2

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Why oh why do women lose their waists and become “apples” instead or “pears” with the approach of the menopause? Dr Yehudi Gordon explains and looks at the connection between nutrition and hormones. Nutrition, of course, being something of great interest to me. The truth is that emotions play a large part in how and why we eat. Women have …

How Hormone Therapy Can Slow Down Ageing – Part 1

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People often ask me “what is your secret”? I always say there is no secret, just a combination of things that make a huge difference to how one ages. I call it the Toolbox, filled with the tools that build a happy, healthy, youthful body. But the truth is that the decline of hormones is probably the most ageing thing …

Why take Digestive Enzymes?

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Since bringing out The In-Sync Diet with nutrionist Fleur Borrelli, we’ve heard from many people who have problems with their gut. This ranges from IBS, to bloating, to all kinds of digestive problems. The In-Sync Diet should help tremendously with gut problems but we often recommend that people take digestive enzymes as well. So what are these and why are …

The Gut – Future Solutions

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It’s going to take a brave person to use the latest “fecal” method to fight infection but I suppose if you’re sick enough, you’re going to go for it. This 4 part gut series by nutritionist Fleur Borrelli, shows how incredibly important gut microbes are and how they affect every facet of our health and well being. The more removed …

Unhealthy Gut Ecology

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Here we continue our series on the gut by nutritionist Fleur Borrelli. In this third part we look at why it’s so important to keep a healthy balance of the good and bad gut bacteria. An imbalance can cause all kinds of problems. Diet, supplements (in particular digestive enzymes and probiotics) and stress management can all help.