Womens Health

The Stone Age Diet

Are you looking for a way to:

1. Gain more energy?

2. Control hypoglycaemia? (blood sugar regulation)

3. Lose weight?

4. Combat chronic illness and reduce inflammation?

5. Improve cardiovascular health?

6. Improve gastrointestinal health? (digestion)

You may have heard about The Paleo diet in the press or a friend who is eating this way?
If you have not heard about it yet….. the idea is that our genes and physiology evolved through the process of natural selection and are most adapted to be nourished with the food that we evolved around. Some of the foods that we started eating in large quantity since the beginning of the agricultural revolution about 10,000 years ago are completely alien to our genes and metabolisms and wreak havoc in our body, often causing what we call the metabolic syndrome or diseases of civilization. That includes obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, auto-immune diseases, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s and a host of other conditions that were unknown to our ancestors.

The Paleo diet is not just another ‘diet’ or one that you follow for some time to achieve a specific goal. It is a lifestyle; a change in the way you eat and live.

Perhaps you find changing the way you are eating difficult? It does not have to be. Sarah can coach you and help you understand the benefits of Paleo eating.

Going Paleo does not mean you have to eat this way 100% of the time. Sarah can show you how to incorporate certain ways of eating Paleo into your lifestyle, without going the whole hog!

Milk Thistle – not just for the over-indulgers

So what springs to mind in most people when you mention milk thistle? Most would say it is a good hangover cure. Milk thistle was once cultivated for culinary use, being regarded as a highly versatile vegetable. These days it is primarily known for its restorative properties, particularly in relation to the liver. Two of its active constituents are thought to protect liver cells from toxins. Plus they can promote liver cell generation – which will help the organ make new cells to replace damaged ones.
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