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Blackberry Smoothie

Delicious Icy Cold Blackberry Smoothie 🍹

Icy cold smoothie? It sounds good right? It is 🍹.

Like all of our recipes this recipe is yummylicious as well as hormone loving and waistline pleasing. Plus it’s ridiculously easy, so easy I feel like I’m telling you to suck eggs a bit. But hey, sometimes we just need a bit of inspiration to change it up.

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by Jennifer Moore in Nutrition
cauliflower-crust-pizza

Oh-So-Nutritious and Delicious Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Pizza. I don’t know about you, but I’m totally addicted.  In fact, when I was in Italy last year, I had it for dinner just about every night!

However, now that I’m back to ‘real life’ my body functions better when I don’t eat too many carbs. Have you heard me mention before that the body doesn’t do so well with carbohydrates during the meno years? I’m proof positive. Continue reading…

by Jennifer Moore in Nutrition
menopause and anxiety

Let’s Talk About Anxiety

We asked our biochemist for the lowdown on anxiety and why it’s such a prevalent ‘thing’ during the meno years.

The Psychological Symptoms of Menopause

The main physical symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes, sweats, irregular periods and weight gain are generally well known and Continue reading…

by Peter Lehrke in Articles, EstroG-100™
fly like an eagle

The Eagle & Her Change Of Life

Did you know that in some ways we’re similar to the eagle?

It surprised me, but I recently discovered the eagle is one of the longest living birds with a life expectancy of 70 years or so.

However, there’s a big caveat in there. When she gets to around 40, in order to survive and then thrive she must go through a period of very difficult change. Continue reading…

by Jennifer Moore in Articles
hrt-cake

Recipe: Linda Kearns HRT Cake

HRT Cake?

HRT cake is something I’d never heard of until recently. But, it seems, back in the ‘90s, a woman called Linda Kearns created a cake to help women through the meno years and the women of the UK swore by it. It was published in the all-powerful Daily Mail, which is pretty much a guarantee for fame.

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The BBC reported Linda was prescribed HRT by her doctor but was unhappy at the thought of taking drugs long-term and wanted to find a natural alternative. So she made one. Continue reading…

by Jennifer Moore in Nutrition
Bones, osteoporosis

Bones: Why Milk’s Not The Secret To Strength

Hey there Goddesses! Have you noticed that this Meno sisterhood of ours is all about learning?

I guess it’s just like all the other life stages really – it’s a thing called life – but if there’s one thing I’ve learned it’s that our age group is woefully uneducated when it comes to menopause and health and as a follow-on our bones and osteoporosis. Continue reading…

by Jennifer Moore in Articles, Nutrition
incontinence

Incontinence….Ah Hem…Let’s Talk About It

I know you probably don’t want to talk about incontinence – it’s possibly the last thing you want to talk about – but during the meno years it really is a ‘thing’.

One of the many that nobody talks about. However, the face is that incontinence or ‘just-gotta-go-now’ is one of the symptoms of menopause. It’s super common. Continue reading…

by Jennifer Moore in Articles, Talk About Menopause
kumura-potato-recipe

Recipe: Hormone Loving Kumara Chips

We know you love a good recipe, so do we!

So we’re sharing – as the title says – a regular hormone-balancing recipe that won’t budge the scales (as long as you don’t eat whatever it is by the truckload). Continue reading…

by Jennifer Moore in Nutrition