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Women’s Health

To maintain independence and mobility as they age, women need to prioritize a healthy diet and exercise early in life.

There are many dietary related health issues that women need to address.

Obesity

In 2006-2007 around 26% of women and 25% of men were considered obese in New Zealand. Although there are many dietary solutions few provide the coaching that enables a person to base their food choices on the certainty of weight loss without feeling hungry. Contact us if you would like to find out how.

Metabolic syndrome

This occurs when weight is accumulated centrally, altering the way in which the liver, gall bladder and pancreas function. As the health of these vital organs becomes compromised type 2 diabetes, elevated cholesterol (dyslipidaemia) and hypertension can develop. If you are affected and would like a dietary solution then contact us to find out more.

Stoke

This is the third leading cause of death in New Zealand after cardiovascular disease and cancer. One in five women and one in six men suffer from stoke each year in New Zealand. High blood pressure and familial links to the condition should not be ignored. Visit our article section if you would like to read more.

Hormonal Fluctuations

Our appetite is governed by hormones and for women, many of the hormones that regulate fertility are also tied to weight gain and obesity.

Polycystic ovaries, endometriosis, premenstral syndrome, post natal depression and menopause are just some of the conditions related in this way. Healthy eating and where necessary weight loss can definitely improve results. Visit the weight control section to find out more.

Osteoporosis

This debilitating condition affects one in five women over 75 years. An unnecessaryily high level of protein and salt can greatly reduce bone mass and as the bone thins it is more prone to fracture and reduced mobility. If you would like A check of bone nutrients that most affect bone health then contact us for an appointment today.

Excess alcohol

As women become more affluent their time spent socialising increases alongwith their kilojoule and alcohol consumption. Unfortunately this can also increase their risk of breast cancer and obesity. Visit the article section for more information.

Iron deficiency

This often affects women who have made dietary changes to loose weight or remove red meat from their diets. As iron levels fall, so too does their level of concentration, memory and learning ability. If you would like to check your vitamin and mineral status the contact us for a nutritional assessment today.

 

 

 

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