It’s true, calcium does help prevent osteoporosis. But there are many other ways you can protect your bones from this disease. The best form of defense begins when we are children, but if you’re past that stage in your life, there’s still hope.
Whether you call it love handles, a spare tire or a muffin top, no one likes that extra fat around the middle of the abdomen. Belly fat is stubborn, hard to get rid of and may actually indicate an increased risk for heart disease.
Ahh, dreams really do come true! Daily chocolate intake is thought to be linked to a reduced risk of diabetes. But before you dive into the bag of bite size peanut butter cups, read on…
As we continue to navigate our responsibilities and lifestyle changes needed regarding COVID-19, it’s easy to lose track of some of our other health and wellness needs. To help renew a sense of priority or perhaps one of opportunity, we’d like to suggest some ways to address weight loss from home and offer additional help through our virtual televisits.
There is such a big industry around weight loss that fad diets will continue to come and go, making it hard to know what really works and how to address true obesity. We’d like to help explain the issues and suggest better strategies.
There are unique challenges that face overweight women every day, whether it’s health risks or lack of healthy options at the store. Learn how to get out of the same old rut and how to make better health choices.
In western societies, and in some rapidly industrializing nations such as India, diabetes is one of the most prolific public health problems we face.
Did you know that 1 in 12 cancer cases is a result of excess weight? In fact, cancer diagnoses are rising in younger adults due to obesity. Obesity-linked cancer includes colon, gallbladder, kidney, uterus, pancreas, thyroid, and multiple myeloma—a bone marrow cancer.
In most cases, women tend to view diets from the wrong perspective. Our diet can still be flavorful, but if we’re willing to make a few minor adjustments, we’ll see benefits in our own health as well as the health of our children.
The FDA has finalized the new rules for nutrition labels and given major production companies a deadline to alter their labels by 2020. We want you to know why reading labels is so important and how to interpret each nutrition label so that you have more control over your diet.