Thyroid Health and Vitamin B-12

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….

Top Foods for Women’s Nutrition

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 »

Five Reasons Men Lose Weight Faster than Women

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 »

Why Women Need Probiotics

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 »

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Women

Suffering from any gastrointestinal disorder can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. It’s normal to have a little bit of gas and bloating, but feeling discomfort, pain or changes in your bathroom habits regularly is not.  If you experience these things, you may be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a digestive disorder that impacts… Read more »

Fight Memory Loss with Folate

A recent study suggests that low folate (vitamin B-9) intake might increase the risk for memory loss or dementia later in life. Folate and folic acid are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin.  Folate occurs naturally in leafy green vegetables, while folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin.  Low levels of folate have… Read more »

Common Digestive Difficulties in Women

Do you suffer from bloating, heartburn, gas or stomach pain? Everyone experiences these digestive difficulties occasionally, some more frequently than others especially if you’re a woman. These common gastrointestinal conditions and others affect both men and women, but some are more common among just women. Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder that causes… Read more »