A NEW cookbook, focused on optimising your nutritional health, will be published this week.

Hungry Woman is written by Pauline Cox, the owner of Clevedon-based Sow & Arrow on 15 Old Street.

The 256 page book will be published on June 8 by Penguin Random House UK.

Pauline, who is a nutritionist and Fellow of Integrative Medicine, will explore how food has an impact on hormonal imbalances, especially within women.

The book will contain 100 different recipes, all of which are designed to optimise your health.

The five key takeaways from the book includes:

  • How to fix food cravings and stop late night snacking.
  • How you can use food to tackle poor sleep and anxiety. 
  • How nutrition can minimise menstrual cycle issues such as heavy periods, PMS, bloating and mood swings.
  • How to prevent stubborn weight gain around the middle.
  • How to fight insomnia, anxiety, heavy periods and mood swings by changing your diet.

North Somerset Times: Hungry Woman by Pauline Cox.Hungry Woman by Pauline Cox. (Image: Pauline Cox)

The innovative cookbook will also contain a forward by Julia Bradbury.

Pauline Cox BSc MSc is a functional nutritionist, entrepreneur and mother who has a wealth of knowledge surrounding women's health, hormonal balance and nutrition. 

Writing as a regular columnist for both national and international publications, Pauline is an influential figure to those wanting to make a change.

Pauline studied for her degree in Anatomical Sciences and BSc in Physiotherapy at the University of Bristol before completing her Masters in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health.

Using her experience and know-how, Pauline founded Sow & Arrow in Clevedon. The health food shop focuses on selling high quality food and supplements, all the while being sustainable.

As stated on the Sow & Arrow website, Pauline's goal for the store is to “empower people to get healthy and stay healthy so that they can live the life they desire, full of energy, vitality and wellbeing.

"Through the provision of remarkable, nutrient-rich, energy-sustaining foods and products, we commit to delivering the highest standards of service with passion and innovative creation.”

Pauline is currently completing her Masters degree to become a fellow of the National Centre of Integrative Medicine. 

For more information and to order copies of the book, please visit the Penguin Random House UK website.

A purchase link to all the retailers selling the book can also be found HERE.