Women’s Health & Hormone Blog

This Friday 20th September has been declared Bright Pink Lipstick Day.

Revlon has declared, "By slicking on your brightest pink Revlon lipstick, you are promoting the importance that all women everywhere should be proactive about their breast and ovarian health by investigating their family history." → Read more

So over the past week I’ve been on a juicing journey.

You can read about what’s been going on here and here. Over the weekend I started my second 3-day juice cleanse with guinea pig No. 2:

Pressed Juices

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Last week I decided to road-test a couple of juice cleanses currently on the market.

You can read about it here. Through my naturopathic training, I became interested in juice cleanses and by second year, had lashed out on “The Angel Juicer.” Twin geared, cold-pressed, all stainless steel (yes, that is a choir of angels you hear singing in the background), it’s the Thermomix of juicers. But to be honest, after a stubborn virus and a busy schedule before heading overseas this week, shopping and prepping kilos of veggies just wasn’t going to happen. I needed quick and simple goodness stat. Which brings me to guinea pig No. 1:

Orchard St.

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Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past few years, you can’t have missed the resurgence of the “juice.”

Juice detoxes or fasts or cleanses are by no means new, but it seems social media, and movies like Joe Cross’ Fat Sick and Nearly Dead have propelled the humble juice into a whole new stratosphere. → Read more

I love how our bodies are always looking out for our best interests.

After all, like anything, our body is all about self-preservation despite our pushing its boundaries to the limits. I also love how it sends subtle message after subtle message, in the hope we’ll adjust our behaviour to bring us back into balance with least disruption to our lives. But I especially love how it ups-the-ante if we refuse to listen. → Read more

I’ve recently arrived back home from a whirlwind holiday throughout Europe and the UK (yes, lucky me!)

Whilst it truly was stunning, spectacular and a much-needed break, with every snow-capped mountain, baguette-laden breakfast and gob-smacking historical and architectural experience soaked up like a sponge, there was nothing like coming home. And did I appreciate my little beach-side home! (no more slippery, near-death moments of terror just trying to walk a few hundred metres in half-iced snow!) → Read more