If your period is due, you’re almost certainly on the hunt for junk. A bar of chocolate. Party bag of cookies. Six pack of Frazzles. Whatever it is you’re craving, it all comes down to the same thing - being pre-menstrual and wanting to eat junk food go hand-in-hand for many women and for some it feels like a battle each and every month.
So, what’s the deal? Well, there are various theories on this, but not an overwhelming amount of scientific evidence. Read More
Your period has started, and you feel like someone has applied a clamp somewhere deep in your womb. And the clamp is tightening. It hurts. What you really want to do is crawl under a blanket on the sofa and watch trashy TV.
If this is you for a few days every month, you’re not alone. But your period does not need to hurt. Read More
This question usually comes at me with a side order of mumma attitude. What is sacrosanct to most knackered mums? Caffeine, chocolate and wine. Not necessarily in that order. We’ll talk about the other two another day – but for now let’s talk about coffee.
Right. Caffeine. Evil genius or much maligned superhero? Well, there’s been tons of research on caffeine. Read More