You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Can menopause and hormone changes in my body affect my weight? 24
After months of not having my period...It returned...along with about 9lbs of what feels like water weight gain. 29 It lasted a week and then was gone for 2 weeks and returned un... Read more
I just blogged this entry but...I'm so proud of myself I wanted to put it in the WOOHOO section too. :-)
I started my latest attempt at lowering my pre-diabetic AC1 number on July 8, 2013. The last time I took A1C in April, my number was 6.3. Th... Read more
Well I officially got back into 3 pairs of pre-pregnancy jeans I saved from my early 20's and also bought a new pair of jeans a size smaller than my pre-pregnancy jeans. I am so close to my goal only 20 more lbs to go!... Read more
Help! I have been in menopause for 8 years now and I never had weight issues before. However, 5 pounds of weight per year has crept up on me and it does not want to leave. I saw a nutritionist and she suggested eating all whole foods from the earth... Read more
Keep something healthy and convenient at the front of your fridge so you can grab it quickly when you need something NOW. Whether you pre-package your own portions or use grocery store convenience foods like carrot snack packs, it will make a huge d... Read more
If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team.... Read more
In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health... Read more
Minerals work throughout the body to regulate processes and provide structure. Iron while an essential trace mineral, is not widely talked about. Because it can frequently be low and zap your energy, let's take a closer look at this essential nutr... Read more
Ok, I obviously need to vent, so here it goes. Please don't continue reading if hissy fits bother you. :)
Five years ago hubby and I tried having more kids. We have two together, but I really wanted a few more. (I come from a big family). Us... Read more
Thank you, sister! Yesterday evening, my daughter and I had settled down to watch tv together, and it was looking as if an unfettered snack-fest was about to occur. I had already gobbled down a bowl of shrimp, three pickled mushrooms and six Jeno's p... Read more
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