Women’s Health

The Ups, Downs and In Betweens of Pregnancy

This is more of a personal post rather than an educational one, simply because, I feel like venting a little. Well, not really venting, just giving you a glimpse of what the last six and a half months of growing a human have been like for a

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Letting Go Of Extremes in 2016

Before heading off to celebrate the start of a new year, here’s one last post for 2015 and it does not involve resolutions and none of that “new year, new me” talk! Extreme views on what healthy eating and living should be have inundated our minds and it’s

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Nibbles for Thought: Pregnancy Body Image Struggles

I have been wanting to write something about this for quite sometime now. The rise of the pregnancy “six-pack” has been a phenomenon I noticed circulating over social media, and frankly, it pisses me off. Women have enough on their plate when it comes to body image

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Why the words "Detox" and "Cleanse" make dietitians cringe

This might come across as another long rant, but repeat after me: there is no such thing as a cleanse or detox. As a dietitian, I am flabbergasted when other dietitians jump on the cleanse bandwagon to appeal to a larger crowd and endorse products that clearly have

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Immunity Boosting Tips and Tricks

With the weather changes and traveling these past couple of months, our bodies are exposed to all sorts of things! if our defenses are not up, you might be welcoming a whole array of of colds, coughs and sneezes. So here’s how to get protected…

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Blissful nutrition tips for the blushing bride!

As the big day approaches, every bride wants to look and feel her absolute best! Fact is, hundreds of brides-to-be automatically assume that weight loss is the ultimate mission where sticky notes carry a list of dietary restrictions and the “detox” begins. Gorgeous women, listen up: Your happily ever

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PMS: Get control and find relief!

It’s that time of the month. A cocktail of mood swings, food cravings and bloating seem to be uncontrollable. The time leading up to a woman’s period is like a terrifying roller-coaster; you can’t wait to get off and people around refuse to get on…

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Ways to a happy meal…And no, not that kind!

Dictionaries and thesauruses all round mention multiple words and meanings for the term “Happy”. So we’ve got cheerful, delighted, pleasant, joyful, joyous, upbeat, lively, in high spirits and content to name a few. Yet when hit with the title “happy meal”, the first thing that comes to

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Skin Essentials: Kicking off the year with a glow!

Finally! My first post of 2015 and we’re kicking off the year with how to get great-Looking skin. A number of readers and my past patients would always ask me about the secret to glowing skin. Frankly, there is no magical concoction. It entails a whole list

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