Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a good time to talk about the many myths surrounding breast cancer. You may have heard that wearing a bra can increase your risk of developing the disease, but there is no scientific support to this rumor. But if you think you’re off the hook because you have no family… Read more »
October is usually a month of pumpkin orange, and autumn leaves turning fiery shades of red and yellow, but it is also that time of year where we are reminded to think pink. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Did you know that there are breast cancer risk factors that are often ignored? Most… Read more »
Finally, it feels like winter may be loosening its grip. There are little signs of spring on the horizon. With the change of seasons often comes a desire for reorganizing your home, refreshing your wardrobe, and reexamining your skincare routine. After a long winter, your skin is thirsty for fresh air and sunshine. But it’s also the beginning of… Read more »
Energy levels and metabolism are two of the best indicators of health and wellness. To encourage both to be at their best, thyroid health and vitamin B-12 intake should be closely monitored. A sluggish thyroid, or hypothyroidism, may cause vitamin B-12 deficiency and lack of B-12 can further exacerbate the slow thyroid or negatively affect energy levels….
Women’s nutrition is important for staying healthy. Healthy eating improves your overall health and helps prevent disease. It means choosing a variety of choices from all the food groups (fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and proteins). Healthy eating also means not consuming a lot of foods with added sugar, sodium and saturated and trans fats. What you… Read more »
During this past year, many of us put on some extra pounds. Whether from stress eating, or just being home and around food all the time, the Covid weight gain is real. If you’re a woman and it seems like your male partner is having more luck than you, you’re not imagining things. Men typically… Read more »
Probiotics have gained in popularity and with good reason. They are best known for aiding digestion, and are especially helpful for those suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and constipation. But if you’re a woman, research has shown that the beneficial microbes in probiotics may also support immunity, mood, and vaginal and urinary health. Healthy… Read more »