We have known for many years that Vitamin D is important for bone health and in the prevention of osteoporosis. However, it is only in recent years that we have realised how important this nutrient is for general health and, particularly, for brain health. Here are just some of the main benefits of vitamin D: […]
Why are women developing health problems?
Is their health deteriorating, and if so why are they developing health problems? Women may be living longer than previous generations but the important factor is quality rather than quantity. Statistics show that women’s major health problems are on the increase with 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 getting osteoporosis and 1 […]
Top Tips on how to treat, prevent and reverse Osteoporosis
‘Osteoporosis means ‘porous bones’, where bone density is reduced and there is an increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis affects 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 but it is important to think of bone health as early as possible especially if there is a strong family history. Other risk factors include: anorexia, medications […]
Do post-menopausal women need more calcium?
Q: I’m 47 years old, and have started to suffer with hot flushes. Osteoporosis runs in my family though, and I’ve heard that post-menopausal women need more calcium. The problem is that supplements irritate my digestive system, and I’m not sure what foods contain it besides milk and cheese. Can I get enough calcium from […]
The three most important health resolutions
What are the three most important health resolutions that every woman (aged between 25 and 45) should make and stick to? Why is each so important to women’s health? 1. Reduce or eliminate sugar and refined carbohydrates from the diet. Women need to know that sugar and refined carbohydrates that are broken down into sugar […]