Managing Menopausal Mood Swings

Most people are familiar with PMS; either they, or someone they love, has probably suffered through this monthly roller coaster of emotions and unpleasant symptoms. But when they enter perimenopause, many women...

The Importance of the Glycemic Load

My last article was about the glycemic index and focused on how low and high glycemic foods affect your body; particularly your glucose levels. Make sure you read that piece first since most of today’s informat...

Stop the Bloat with These 11 Foods

No one wants to look like they are having a food baby. Bloating, discomfort, and gassiness are culprits of diets high in salt or other aggravating foods such as dairy and overly processed snacks. To beat or cou...

Are Fruit Juices Our Enemy?

Fruit Juices…healthy right, or could they actually cause obesity? An easy way to get one of your five a day, supplies all the nutrients of natural fruit quickly and easily, how could this not be good for you? ...

Heart Attack Symptoms Women Need to Know

Almost everyone knows the classic signs of a heart attack: chest pain or discomfort, pain that spreads into the arms, neck, back, jaw or teeth, and shortness of breath. More recently, additional potential sympt...

The Importance of Exercise as You Age

As you grow older, your bones and muscles begin to age with you. In fact, it’s not unusual to find that you slowly become weaker over time. The truth is that many individuals start to experience muscle loss, kn...