Plant power: Understanding phytoestrogens

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What if the secret to balanced health was hidden in the plants you eat every day? Meet phytoestrogens, nature‚Äôs fascinating compounds that mimic estrogen in the body. Phytoestrogens can benefit our health in a number of ways from balancing hormones to supporting heart health and even alleviating menopausal symptoms. Found in many of the foods and herbs we consume daily, … Read More

Preventing type 2 diabetes post-pregnancy

If you were diagnosed with gestational diabetes while pregnant, it might have left you thinking – how can I prevent getting type 2 diabetes? While gestational diabetes occurs in approximately 5% of pregnancies, there are many lifestyle factors that can help to prevent type 2 diabetes post-pregnancy. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes (GD) is defined as any degree of … Read More