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There’s a wealth of evidence linking hormones to migraines. The onset of migraines with a significant change in a woman’s reproductive life is no coincidence. In fact, treatment of migraines in women may lie in the regulation of hormonal balance. Continue reading

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Target your PMS symptoms with specific nutrition therapy. There are five types of PMS that are differentiated by their main emotional and physical symptoms. Type A PMS is dominated by anxiety and needs extra B vitamins, magnesium and less phenylethanolamine from chocolate, cheese and bananas. Type C is for cravings and needs chromium as well as a low sugar diet. Type W is for water retention and calls for extra potassium to combat bloating. Type D is PMS domainated by depression which could use a tryptophan boost. And finally, for painful type P symptoms like cramping, increase intake of magnesium and vitamin B6. Continue reading

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Popular culture loves to make jokes about PMS and how it makes women lose control. Who hasn’t heard a wisecrack about the woman who goes ballistic because there’s no ice cream, or because her husband said something in the wrong … Continue reading

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Chocolate – the ultimate sin food. Thankfully, with so many redeeming qualities, the cocao in chocolate can be your ticket to heavenly bliss. Cocao beans contain many superstar nutrients that make them a superfood, but only when their in their natural state. In their raw, natural state, cocao beans are completely sugar free and hence somewhat bitter in taste. Continue reading

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