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Speak to almost any anthropologist and he/she will tell you that 99.9% of human physiology developed in the wild, thousands of years ago. As some Paleolithic experts have said in the past, “We are in a sense living with Fred … Continue reading

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The majority of diets would probably succeed‹ at least to some degree ‹if we were able to stay satisfied with them long enough to see the results. Many times, when people make a commitment to lose the excess body fat … Continue reading

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Mood and food are intimately related as certain flavours and aromas trigger memories of special occasions and feelings of contentment. All emotions including stress and anxiety trigger chemical responses in our body as hormone levels fluctuate and the sympathetic “fight or flight” system kicks in. With each meal, we have the opportunity to counteract or subdue the stress response with the foods we choose. Continue reading

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General nutrition support for PMS can help women manage bloating, mood swings, cravings and anxiety when their hormones are getting the better of them. Key diet strategies include: choosing natural low-fat foods, cutting down on sodium, abstaining from alcohol and caffeine and eating low GI carbs when a craving for sugar hits. The latter is particularly important because changing estrogen levels alter insulin levels which in turn, make managing blood sugar tricky. Continue reading

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Popular culture loves to make jokes about PMS and how it makes women lose control. Who hasn’t heard a wisecrack about the woman who goes ballistic because there’s no ice cream, or because her husband said something in the wrong … Continue reading

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