Red clover for menopause symptoms

For centuries, red clover has been used to curb some of the symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause. Some of the active properties in red clover have been shown to help balance hormone levels in some women and thus reduce…

pelvic congestion syndrome

When 15-20% of women between the ages of 18 and 50 years of age experience some type of long-standing (chronic) pelvic pain, there is a problem. There are various causes of chronic pelvic pain in women, but a common cause…

understanding heart disease

What is Heart Disease? Heart disease is a broad term which people use loosely to describe a number of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. A more accurate term to use would be “cardiovascular disease” but it’s a…

Assorted fruit for Martha's vineyard detox diet

Martha’s Vineyard Detox Diet One of the most popular detox diets is the Martha’s Vineyard Detox Diet, also known by the name “Lose 21 Pounds in 21 Days diet”. It was invented by Roni DeLuz, a registered nurse and naturopathic…

detoxifying foods

With the festive season upon us, it will soon be that time of the year when many of us start talking about flushing our systems and starting crash detox diets to recover from the seasonal fatty food and alcohol binge;…