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Top 10 Food Cravings and Their Healthy Food Choices

Have you ever noticed that there are particular foods that you crave on a regular basis, often in cycles? You’re not alone.  For example, many people crave sugar, carbohydrates, or alcohol not because of eating disorders, but instead it is a sign of hormone...

Private Part Smarts: Why Safe Sex is a Menopause Priority

A discussion of “safe sex” includes protecting against sexually transmitted infections. It also includes guarding against an unplanned pregnancy. Practicing safe sex is definitely a menopause-related priority. The Pregnancy Possibility Although fertility...

Food for Thought: A new way to look at Your Health and Nutrition

Nutritional advice has generally been based on the premise that the particular nutrient we are deficient in is the one that needs to be supplemented. That means the core problem was seen to be a nutritional deficiency. There is another viewpoint which has taken hold...

Identifying the Signs of Breast Cancer

by Anne Wolski Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women and the leading cause of cancer deaths. Every woman’s breasts are different so it is important for each individual woman to be familiar with her breasts in order to recognize any...

Foods that Protect You From Cancer, Heart Disease and Osteoporosis

by Kim Beardsmore The humble soybean boasts some extraordinary benefits. This nutritional powerhouse has stayed under wraps for too long. Apart from being the only vegetable protein with all 22 amino acids essential for our health and well being, the humble soybean...

Breast Cancer, Why Not You?

by Edel Jarboe Breast cancer awareness programs such as “Race for the Cure”, reminders to do monthly breast self-exams in the back of women’s magazines, and greater media coverage on the subject make it virtually impossible for women to ignore breast...

Womens Health & Menopause – What Role Does Nutrition Play?

Creating a “quality” menopause transition requires following certain guidelines to minimize its effects on women’s health. You probably know that this condition wrecks havoc on female anatomy creating chemical imbalances and overall discomfort for a...

Diabetes and Menopause

By Sathya Mohan You might be thinking what is the connection between diabetes and the menopause? Well, for ladies reaching that certain age, it can be very traumatic. Menopause is not necessarily a negative experience. It is sometimes called a “change of...

Menopause and Irregular Menstrual Cycles: Rising Health Problems

Periods, or menstrual cycles, typically start to change long before menstruation finally stops. Irregular menstrual cycles are a cause of concern for a lot of women. The changes in menstrual cycles vary. Some women have their menses occurring like clockwork their...

Relieve Breast Tenderness and Get Peace of Mind

Breast tenderness, or any kind of breast pain, tends to frighten women because we immediately think the big “C” word.  But doctors report that more often than not, it’s not cancer, but some other cause such as water retention or benign lumps that...

Breast Cyst During Menopause – Could it be Cancer?

Dr. Eswararamanan VR Middle aged women between the ages of thirty five and fifty years of age, in other words, women who are nearing menopause seem to develop cysts around their breasts. To put it simply, a cyst is nothing but a sac, or a little lump, embedded within...