How Women Can Combat Stress

Although female hormones and brain chemistry offer the same protection against stress as men, women are more affected by the physical and emotional effects of stress. Our brains are wired differently, and we are less likely to respond to the fight or flight response like men. More and more women …

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Understanding Your Metabolism

The body is made of millions of cells and to stay alive we depend on various chemical processes and the energy derived from maintaining a healthy metabolism. What does you metabolism do? Metabolism is the process where your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this biochemical …

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Fighting food cravings

Food can be equally as addictive as drugs and alcohol. In fact many people will experience withdrawals after a binge on high-calorie food. When we eat high fat and sugar foods our brain releases a range of powerful chemicals. Endorphins make us feel pleasure, while dopamine gives us motivation which can encourage us to …

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Benefits of Exercise For The Pre & Post-Natal Woman

Regular exercise has numerous health benefits, all of which apply to a pre and postnatal woman as at any other stage of life. A healthy strong body and positive attitude will allow you cope with the physical and psychological challenges that may arise during your journey as a mum. After …

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