PCOS and Insulin Resistance treatment: Metformin alternatives

What is Metformin for? Metformin, also known as Glucophage, is an oral medication used to treat Type 2 Diabetes, Insulin Resistance and PCOS. Insulin Resistance is the precursor to Type 2 Diabetes and a common symptom of PCOS (and/or may…
9 Benefits of a No Wheat and No Sugar Diet

Since Christmas, I have been almost exclusively avoiding foods that contain wheat and sugar. This is something I’ve toyed with on and off over the last few years, and I’ve written previously about the benefits of quitting sugar and wheat separately,…
How and why I quit sugar

This is the story of how and why I quit sugar, back in February 2012, which was the thing that really kick-started my healthy lifestyle change. It began with a particularly bad sugar hangover (after eating a whole tub of…
My intermittent fasting experience

I saw my Aunty recently at my nephew’s birthday party, and she looked fantastic. She told me she was doing the 5:2 diet (Intermittent Fasting Diet) and loving it for the simplicity and consistent results. A workmate of mine is…