We have the perfect Women's Health Dietitian to help you manage any of the following conditions!
The right nutritionist can help you manage menopause symptoms such as:
- Weight gain
- Night sweats
- Mood changes
- Reduced muscle mass
- Memory and concentration problems
Phytoestrogens, Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, folic acid, Vitamin B12, Omega 3, calcium, Vitamin D, etc. The list of nutrients that could have a positive impact on your health and well-being during menopause is a long one! Consult a dietitian-nutritionist to guide you in your individual food choices.
Optimal intake of proteins and certain vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, phosphorus and magnesium, should be ensured, and caffeine and alcohol consumption needs to be monitored to prevent osteoporosis.
A dietitian-nutritionist will help you prevent or slow the progression of osteoporosis.
BREAST & OVARIAN CANCER
Consuming a balanced diet is very important when you have breast or ovarian cancer. The right nutrition can help you:
- Heal quicker from treatment
- Keep your immune system strong
- Keep you healthy and strong
- Prevent weight loss and muscle mass loss
- Reduce cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment
- Improve overall quality of life
POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME | PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common hormonal condition that affects the ovaries and disrupt a women’s menstrual cycle.
Common symptoms of PCOS
- Irregular periods.
- Hair loss
- Weight gain
- Excess hair on the face and body
Test for PCOS
- Blood test
Manage PCOS symptoms with diet
A PCOS nutritionist can help you manage PCOS symptoms by losing weight in a healthy way. A good lifestyle will help to regulate your menstrual cycle and improve all PCOS symptoms.
A low-carbohydrate diet has been found to be effective to treat PCOS as it will help to lose weight and lower insulin levels(1) .
Combining diet and exercise is even more beneficial. The combination of both will help you lose more weight than either intervention alone, and it lowers your risks for diabetes and heart disease.
Mavropoulos, J. C., Yancy, W. S., Hepburn, J., & Westman, E. C. (2005). The effects of a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet on the polycystic ovary syndrome: a pilot study. Nutrition & metabolism, 2, 35. https://doi.org/10.1186/1743-7075-2-35
Getting the right nutrients during pregnancy is crucial for the development of the foetus.
Nutritional deficiencies can seriously affect the foetus.
Consulting a pregnancy dietitian will help you:
- Maintain optimal nutritional status for fetal growth
- Reduce nausea and vomiting
- Reduce constipation
- Avoid food-borne illness
- Avoid gaining too much weight
- Avoid complications and gestational diabetes
- Avoid foods that could harm the fetus
- Make the right food choices for protein, fat and carbohydrates
- Have enough vitamins and minerals to cover the increased needs
Are you asking yourself if you are doing the right thing and if your baby is getting enough nutrients from your breast milk?
Breastfeeding definitely gives your children the best start in life!
Get in touch about a discussion with one of nutritionists to find out about how diet can affect breast milk, particularly if you need help with:
- Allergies and food intolerances
- Avoiding nutritional deficiencies
- Increasing breast milk supply