Our latest news and nutritional information written by our highly experienced nutritionists here at Glenville Nutrition Clinic.
Your Summer Fertility Plan
If you’re wanting to start a family in the next few months you’re not alone. Experts say summer is a boom time as sunshine boosts mood and libido.
How To Eat Healthily On A Budget
The key to planning and creating healthy meals on a limited budget is good forward planning.
The Beat Hay Fever Diet
Did you know that the food you eat may be increasing your risk of these hayfever symptoms? Read today’s blog to learn more.
Coeliac Awareness Week 2023
What is Coeliac Disease?
How to improve your digestion
This weekend was World Digestion Day, here to remind us of the importance of digestion health.
Read Katy’s story on Painful Periods
Katy’s story is a great example of how powerful nutrition can be in actually addressing the underlying cause, rather than just treating the symptoms.
National Vegetarian Week 2023
National Vegetarian Week 2023 Runs between the 15th – 21st May and we have answered some questions you may be having.
Learn more about Dementia this week during Dementia Awareness Action Week.
Did you know that Dementia is an umbrella term that includes up to 100 different types of diseases?
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may reduce dementia risk in women.
New research has found hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can be linked with better brain health and cognition among women with a high genetic risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading to hear all about Dr Marilyn Glenville’s opinions on the topic.
April is Stress Awareness Month
In today’s world, stress seems to be something that everyone deals with regularly – what are the common symptoms of your stress?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
IBS is often called a ‘Cinderella illness’ because nobody pays any attention to it. Yet it affects the lives of 1 in 5 people with women being most commonly affected.
Using Foods To Help The Transition Of The Menopause
The menopause is a natural event in a woman’s life and you can use foods that Nature provides us in order to help you go through this transition easily and comfortably, controlling many of the symptoms of the menopause including hot flushes, night sweats, dry hair and skin, tiredness, memory loss, mood swings, aching joints and also weight gain.
Menopause Is Not An Illness It Is A Natural Event
Women in many cultures do not experience menopause as a crisis demanding medical intervention. Many of them simply do not suffer the physical and emotional symptoms that women in the West are programmed to accept as inevitable. A time when the emphasis shifts away from doing the chores, working in the fields, to the role of lawmaker and counsellor to younger couples, where maturity and experience make a significant and valuable contribution to the family and society.
HRT – it’s not your only option….
What’s important is working out what symptoms are due to the menopause, and what are simply symptoms of ageing.
Why Is Vitamin D Crucial For Brain Health?
We have known for many years that Vitamin D is important for bone health and in the prevention of osteoporosis. However, it is only in recent years that we have realised how important this nutrient is for general health and, particularly, for brain health. Here are just some of the main benefits of vitamin D
What Is Cystitis And Can A Change In Diet Help?
Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, and it can be the result of infection, irritation, or bruising, or even a combination of these three factors.What symptoms can you experience? An overwhelming urge to urinate every few minutes, normally with little urine to pass.
Top Tips On How To Treat, Prevent And Reverse Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis means ‘porous bones’, where bone density is reduced and there is an increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis affects 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 but it is important to think of bone health as early as possible especially if there is a strong family history. Other risk factors include: anorexia, medications e.g. steroids or antacids, low level of physical activity and smoking.
Phytonutrients – And Their Importance For Hormone Health
Phytoestrogens (phyto meaning ‘plant’) are substances that occur naturally in foods and they have a very interesting effect on our hormones.
Find Out How Your Brain Works And Prevent Dementia
The terms dementia and Alzheimer’s are often used interchangeably but dementia is actually an umbrella term for up to 100 different types of disease, of which Alzheimer’ is just one of them. What’s more, a person can suffer from more than one form of dementia at any one time and that’s because our brain – though all connected – has different parts which all serve different functions.
How To Avoid Monday Morning Hangover
The fastest way to help the body recover from the effects of a hangover caused by alcohol, rich food and late nights, is to support your body’s detoxification process, restore your blood sugar balance and combat dehydrate.
Read what Dr Marilyn Glenville advises.
Health Facts That You May Not Know…
With food intolerances (also known as a food sensitivities) once you have identified what you are reacting to and eliminated it, basically giving your digestive system a ‘break’ to improve your digestive health, then it is likely that you can then go back to eating those foods in moderation.
The 5 Stages of Natural Endometriosis Treatment
Treating endometriosis naturally involves taking a dramatically different approach to the condition, and it will be aimed at supporting the underlying problems that trigger the endometriosis to grow.
At the same time, symptoms will be controlled.
What Are Xenoestrogens And Why Are They Affecting Your Health
Xenoestrogens are stored in body fat and can affect men and women differently. Overweight people tend to have higher concentrations because xenoestrogens are lipophilic (meaning they love fat).
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