PMS: A Primer

I see Patrick Holford has recently written a mini primer about how to approach PMS with natural health methods. I agree with pretty much everything he says - especially the anti-inflammatory Low GL, low allergen diet, plenty of magnesium, B6 and co-factors, with support for the key neurotransmitters, especially if you have mood symptoms, and …

Breast Cancer and Antioxidant/Anti-Inflammatory Prevention Ideas

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October so I have kept my eye out for useful, practical info that might help specifically with prevention. Here is a link to a useful overview of some of the research behind high levels of specific antioxidants and anti-inflammatories from food and supplements shown to have real promise in …

Post Menopause: Eat Bananas, Salmon and Sweet Potato To Cut Stroke Risk

Hot on the heels of my salmony lunch recipe today is a good reason to eat more of it, especially if you are post-menopausal: New research has found that potassium-rich foods such as bananas may cut the risk of having a stroke by as much as a quarter.  This was a large-scale study conducted for …