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Menopause and diet

The menopause usually happens between the ages of 45-55 years. Changes that occur during the menopause Increase in blood pressure Increase in cholesterol levels A weakening of the bones Why? Causes due to falling oestrogen levels Early symptoms Weight gain Hot flushes Night Sweats Irritability Poor concentration More frequent headaches Joint pain Irregular or heavy […]

Lemon – Low FODMAP The words of the song the Lemon Tree, the words are undeniable “Lemon tree very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.” Many people with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) and IBS avoid all citrus fruit due to reporting of them making symptoms of reflux […]