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Alcohol, breast cancer, Fatty Liver Disease, Hormonal imbalances -

With Sober October upon is, it's a great time to think about why and how to give up alcohol for a month. For some people, swearing off tippling is easy but for many others, getting a handle on how to give up alcohol can be considerably more challenging. This difficulty could stem from many reasons, including but not limiting to these: You are used to having a drink every day, and have created a habit.  You use alcohol to cope with chronic stress and negative emotions. You have an alcohol dependency or rely on it for confidence in social situations...

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Alcohol, Hormones, PCOS, Resveratrol -

Amazing news for women suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS): resveratrol can help. PCOS can affect millions of women worldwide and is among the most common endocrine conditions (affecting the glands that secret hormones) in women who are in their childbearing years. PCOS is characterised by having higher amounts of testosterone, among other androgen hormones, which are commonly known as male hormones but which women also have, in smaller amounts.  The result of this hormone imbalance in women is PCOS, symptoms of which include absent or irregular periods, infertility, hair loss on the head, weight gain, acne, and excess facial...

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Alcohol, Immune system, Immunity, Inflammation, Junk food, Processed foods, Refined sugar, Tap water -

Are you eating foods that weaken your immune system? Most of us know that eating healthy is one of the best ways to fight off illness, but what constitutes healthy can be open for interpretation.  There are thousands of foods that can boost your immune system. Really, any whole, clean food will do this! But what are the foods that weaken your immune system?  In this blog, I'm going to give you the low-down the top offenders. Not only are foods in this list, but some beverages too. Read on to learn how we can better support our immunity naturally...

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alcohol, Breast cancer, Oestrogen, Oestrogen dominance -

What Is Oestrogen Dominance and Its Connection to Weight & Alcohol One fine Saturday afternoon after a very busy work week, you find yourself chilling out with a bottle of wine – or two. Good friends, or maybe it’s with family? Everything felt so perfect you didn’t even notice you’ve been drinking a lot more than you should. More often than not, this scenario has rapidly become a go-to routine whenever we feel too fed up with work – or life in general. But did you know that too much booze can mess up our hormones? The significance of the...

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