Broccoli sprouts and broccoli sprout juice – superfoods for female hormone balance?

Vegus broccoli sprout juice

As a breast cancer thriver as well as a registered nutritional therapist, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn that I have a special interest in working with women with or after breast cancer. From a prevention point of view, I also love to work with women with hormone imbalances to restore balance and reduce cancer risk.… Read the rest

Why it Pays to Look After Your Liver

Your amazing liver

How often do you think about your liver? As with most hidden parts of our body, we often don’t think about it much until something goes wrong with it. Yet your liver is truly remarkable. Here are some facts about this amazing organ:

  • It is the heaviest organ in the body
  • The only organ larger is the skin
  • The liver uses 27% of the energy of the body at rest
  • It filters 1.4 litres of blood every minute
  • All nutrients that are absorbed in the digestive system are first transported in the blood to the liver, so that any toxins can be filtered out before the blood gets into general circulation

The liver is a very busy organ indeed – it is estimated that it carries out over 500 functions!… Read the rest