facebook
twitter
Pinterest
Instagram
Google Plus
linkedin
Nutrition & Wellbeing

Monthly archive for October 2014

The PI on Low GI – should you trust the glyceamic index for weight loss

The PI on Low GI - should you trust the glyceamic index for weight loss

  You may have heard the term ‘low GI’ or Glyceamic Index bandied around in the plight to lose weight, with many processed food manufacturers sporting ‘LOW GI’ on products including Milo and sugar laden yoghurts and breakfast cereals!   But just how much trust can we place in these two letters ‘GI’ when it comes to gauging the healthfulness of a food?  In my view, most foods claiming to be ‘low GI’ are up there with the Heart Foundation’s tick of approval – highly misleading and provide a skewed view of the nutritional value of a food. So firstly what is … Continue reading

Natural Ways To Treat Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome

Natural Ways To Treat Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome

It’s estimated 12-18% of Australian women suffer Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) making it the most common endocrine disorder experienced in reproductive aged women.  The question is why are so many women falling victim to this often debilitating and increasing epidemic? PCOS is caused by a combination of hormonal and metabolic imbalances, resulting in irregularities in ovarian function. Factors such as excess sugar and starchy carbohydrate intake, obesity, genetic predisposition, inactivity, smoking, medications such as steroids and excess oestrogen production, or exposure to xeno oestrogens, are all factors that can induce insulin resistance and PCOS.  Prolonged periods of chronic stress can also contribute to … Continue reading

Follow me on Instagram

    Powered by WishList Member - Membership Software