Herbs and food supplements

Is orthomolecular medicine scientific?

Orthomolecular medicine has often fascinated me, but at the same time always put me off a little. Why? Orthomolecular medicine is not always scientific... Don't get me wrong, it can be scientific. In the pure meaning of the word 'orthomolecular', the

young woman taking her temperature with a thermometer

Non-hormonal birth control

Are you considering natural contraception? You are not the only one. Some 14% of young women use a natural method according to research by Rutgers. In this article, I talk about hormone-free contraception, how GPs deal with this question, different methods of

breastfed baby

Nutrition when breastfeeding

Which food is best if you are breastfeeding? The postpartum period is an intense one. You are recovering from pregnancy, childbirth and at the same time you are responsible for feeding a brand new human being.

A healthy pregnancy

Careful with salt in pregnancy?

As a woman, should you be careful with salt in pregnancy? Let's look at the physiology of pregnancy. After all, a woman's body changes during pregnancy. It adapts and starts functioning in a certain way so that it is

Multivitamin is not necessary in pregnancy

Is a pregnancy multivitamin necessary?

What are you taking? Half of all pregnant women take a multivitamin during pregnancy. Convenient, isn't it, that everything you need is in one pill, including the recommended folic acid and vitamin D? Many brands recommend taking it for

Pregnant woman with glass of milk and hand on her pregnant belly

Does nutrition affect foetal growth?

The notion that nutrition has little impact on foetal health and growth is fortunately disappearing. Nutrition has our attention. Yet, as far as I am concerned, that attention could be greater. Indeed, we often assume that pregnant

Ray Peat

Who is Ray Peat?

One of my great inspirations is the work of Raymond (Ray) Peat, Ph.D. He had a unique perspective on women's health and wrote articles, books, gave interviews and corresponded with people via email. He inspired me to start my own practice,


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