It just wants to be left in peace and quiet. It already has enough to deal with seeing that women were designed with their vaginas right next to waste disposal systems.
PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 10 women. Are you one of them? Symptoms like irregular periods, sudden weight gain, oily skin, acne, and mood swings could be signs of PCOS. With personalised nutrition strategies, an integrative Dietitian Nutritionist can support you on your PCOS journey. What is PCOS? […]
To fast or not to fast? If you’re asking whether intermittent fasting is for you, then here are 5 things to know:
Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disorder that affects both children and adults. It is characterised by thick, red, scaly plaques that can be localised or devastatingly widespread.
Enter your health store and before you know it: your basket is full of a ton of so-called probiotic-containing products. Here’s 5 things to know about probiotics before ringing them up at the till:
Most people want to ease up on sun protection during winter as the sun feels weaker and they assume they are less likely to burn. Sadly only one of the two UV perpetrators, UVB, is actually reduced by clouds. And while these UVB rays are the culprit behind sunburn, the other type of UV rays, UVA, are very much present year round- and it’s imperative to avoid them.
Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is at the top of any biohacker’s agenda. A CGM can track your blood glucose (sugar) levels in real-time, which provides information to allow for individualised recommendations – say hello to data-driven nutrition insights! Keep reading to learn why this could be the best test you could do for your health (and your skin!).
Firstly, what is gluten?
Gluten is not a lone ranger. Gluten actually refers to a group community of proteins found in various grains – such as wheat, gluten, rye and oats.
Beyond high-quality protein, an egg contains a wide-variety of essential nutrients and bioactive compounds that can beneficially impact skin health. But when it comes to recommending diets including eggs, often we need to ‘walk on eggshells’ since egg proteins can also potentially promote inflammation. Let’s do a deep dive into this egg-ceptionally complex food.
Skin cancers – especially melanoma – can occur anywhere on your skin. Since skin cancers are the most common cancer of all cancers and we don’t require fancy imaging such as CTs, MRIs or PET scans to pick them up – skin self-checks should become a monthly habit. Did you know that your nails are also areas of skin that can potentially get melanomas? Melanomas do not always occur in sun exposed areas, the sun protected groin area is also at risk. While melanoma makes up only a small part, it is the one that causes the most deaths.
Let’s do a deep dive into some my top Vitamin C picks across all the various forms
One of the most popular functional actives in skincare, Vitamin C deserves a place in pretty much every skincare routine. But it is shrouded in misinformation and there are key ‘insider-info’ tips which will make the difference between bleh results and seeing your skin transform. Let’s take a deep dive into this superhero ingredient known for its protective, glow-boosting and pigmentation-busting properties.