Foods that cause Fat Storage

How High GI Foods Cause Fat Storage

“The higher food ranks on the GI table, the more substantial the effect on your blood sugar levels.” The food you eat influences the hormones your body releases, which can lead to fat storage. Foods that are high in simple sugars are digested and absorbed quickly. These foods are also known as high glycemic foods.…

12 Tel Tale Signs of a Hormone Imbalance in Women

12 Tell Tale Signs of a Hormone Imbalance in Women

Hormone imbalance refers to the levels of certain hormones, mainly estrogen and progesterone, in a women’s body that can sometimes be thrown out of place. Hormone imbalances can cause various health issues and general inconveniences for women, so be on the lookout for these signs: 1. Irregular Periods Most women experience their periods every 3…

Menopausal Diet

Menopausal Diet

With hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and hormones all over the place, your diet is probably the last thing on your mind! Well, you should reconsider that, as certain foods help relieve some of the menopausal symptoms, whilst other may severely worsen them. Spicy Foods Although you might be craving big cheeseburger with Jalapenos,…

Brittle Nails during Menopause

Brittle Nails during Menopause

During menopause, women usually suffer a number of cosmetic changes. One of these is when their nails become brittle nails due to aging and hormonal changes. Symptoms of brittle nails Brittle nails can be recognized when nails that have always been strong and healthy start developing these signs: Dryness Nails break, split, or chip more…

Male Mood Swings

Mood Swings in Men

Hormonal changes occur in men overtime, just as they do in women. Therefore as men age, they are more prone to mood swings due to hormone changes. However, extreme mood swings accompanied with severe depression are likely associated with another ailment. If your mood swings are out-of-control, or if you experience severe bouts of depression,…