Focus on this powerful Vitamin for your ageing heart and immune health in post-menopause.

The image above is of the beautiful blood oranges and lemons freshly squeezed this morning. Hubbie was lucky he was working from home, because he got a glass of this goodness too.  When my mid-life menopausal body hobbled along to various specialists with sore joints, aching muscles, sore heels, heart palpitations and feelings of fatigue, […]

New Research: The effect of inflammation on your bone health in menopause.

Over 30 years ago, I prioneered the personal training industry in New Zealand as one of the very first Personal Trainers for the global giant of the fitness industry, Les Mills World of Fitness. Every day, I was putting mid-life women through their paces – sometimes it was cardio-focused, but every time I would also […]

The Food Inflammation Connection

When you are finally getting to do one of the world’s greatest walks in the wettest region of New Zealand, you just know that you are going to have to hike in the rain. And yes, for an entire day we did. Hut life is interesting. It’s a chance to meet fellow ‘trackies’ and of […]

Nutrients that matter to our health in menopause. The darker the chocolate, the better.

Cocoa contains more phenolic antioxidants than most foods. Knowing this is great news for those of you throwing some dark chocolate (preferably organic) into your shopping basket over the Easter break. You are doing your cells and tissues a favour if you have some dark chocolate – the phenolic anti-oxidants are known to prevent inflammation […]

Feeling forgetful? Why your brain-fog baffles you in menopause.

What have you forgotten about over the past week? We probably don’t let on about it do we? Especially in the workplace. Research tells me that in the workplace especially, much of our symptom-suffering tends to be in silence. But I’m sure we’ve all had that ‘moment’ haven’t we? Whether it’s trying to recall the […]

Women’s Health Research: Reduce inflammation and hot flushes through the powerful strategy of ‘earthing’.

If you’re feeling frustrated with your hot flushes, sore joints, anxiety and aching, tired body, then I’d like you to try something over the weekend. I’d like you to walk barefoot for at least 30 minutes and see how you feel. Whether it’s on grass, or concrete or you’re near a forest track or the […]

The powerful link between menopause depression and your changing gut health.

Declining levels of oestrogen and progesterone have an effect on our gut health, nervous system and blood vessels (including in our brain), as we move through menopause. These changes make us feel that we don’t cope with stressful events as well as we used to. Since setting up MyMT™ in 2018, I’ve read email after […]

How lung health changes as you lose oestrogen during menopause.

Women living in Victoria, Australia, are doing it tough this week and I’m thinking of all of you from this beautiful state who are here with me in the MyMT™ community. I met Anna when I last did my Masterclass on Menopause seminar in Melbourne and as she mentioned, “I’ve only just opened my swim […]

Discover the ‘fountain of youth’ for women in menopause with the Fasting-Mimicking Diet, which really isn’t a fast at all.

The Fasting Mimicking Diet, Cellular Regeneration and Reversing Age-related Diseases …  In September, 1982, the National Cancer Institute in America said, “Changing the way we eat could offer some protection against cancer.” A year later in 1983, the American Cancer Society stated its belief that “a greater use of fruit and vegetables can significantly reduce […]