Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
When you're struggling to lose weight, it may seem like shedding that magic number of pounds is a guaranteed ticket to happiness. While it's true that getting fit and embracing a healthier lifestyle has a myriad of benefits—a spike in c... Read more
When I was newly home from graduate school and working my first full-time job, finding a husband and starting a family seemed to be the next expected step in the progression toward adulthood. I was looking forward to having someone to share my life w... Read more
Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often... Read more
It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ... Read more
Weigh your food, guessing is inaccurate and can lead to thinking you've eaten a lot less than you have. Also make sure you get in your range, which includes reaching the minimum, eating too little can be as bad as too much. Good luck! :)... Read more
Hormones are the worst! If I get like that before TOM, I try to fill up on cups of tea. I'm sure it's terrible for my teeth, but it helps me stop eating everything in sight. (I am caffeine free so it's decaf, I'm not bouncing off the walls lol)... Read more
Are you weighing your food? If not you may be eating more than you realise, because guessing is really inaccurate. Also are you staying within your range? That is, between the min and max? Eating too few calories can be as bad as too many.... Read more
Eat Right To Fight StressMost of us recognize that certain foods have brutal effects on the brain—for productivity, mood and mental energy. Too much chocolate can leave you dragging after the sugar and caffeine jolts fade away. An overdose of salty c... Read more
Sugar feeds every cell in the body, including cancer cells. Simple sugars enter the bloodstream quickly & cause a rise in insulin & other growth promoting hormones. High levels of these hormones may increase the growth of cancer cells. Complex carbo... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She blogs monthly on the topics of menopause, health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This is the third blog in the series on menopause... Read more
Jet lag is no joke! Also known as desynchronosis, it's a travel-induced condition that occurs when we travel long distances in a short amount of time (typically on a plane, hence the name). If you've ever flown into a different time zone and... Read more
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