- April 30th, 2012
It turns out the calcium we consume through milk and supplements is not always absorbed or used to build bone. In fact, without a healthy probiotic population in the gut and the presence of other bone-building cofactors like vitamins D and K2, magnesium, zinc, and essential fatty acids, calcium can pass right through undigested.
- April 30th, 2012
Asian women who consumed an average of 200 mg or more of caffeine a day—the equivalent of roughly two cups of coffee—had elevated estrogen levels when compared to women who consumed less, according to a study of reproductive age women by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
- February 1st, 2012
The key to heart disease prevention lies in knowing its causes, your risks for developing it, then doing all you can to reduce those risks. These same steps that reduce heart disease risk also demonstrate success in reversing it—often completely. Yet for many Americans, heart disease seems to take them by surprise.Ways to care for your heart in order to prevent, and treat, heart disease.
- July 27th, 2011What a 21st century midwife would like you to know.By Susan Fekety RN, MSN, CNM
- June 1st, 2009
My mom has been right about everything. About the high school typing class that would come in handy later and the boyfriends who would surely fall from the trees for me as soon as I turned 18. She was right about travel, careers, and babies. So naturally I was inclined to believe her about menopause.One woman shares her quest to make it through “the change” without the hot flash and weight gain horror stories her mom warned her about. Learn how you can embrace this rite of passage...By Julie Tilsner
- February 1st, 2007
Whether you experience heavy bleeding during your period, after childbirth, following a miscarriage, or in the flooding of perimenopause, these gentle yoga sequences provide a safe and practical way to stem the tide, get some relief, and connect to what‘s going on inside. If you feel exhausted and weak from excessive bleeding, rest completely.By De West