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Entries in women's health (4)

Tuesday
Sep082015

8 Uncommon Tips for Women’s Wellness

Women’s health is a complicated matter.

A woman’s well-being is impacted by an intricate balance of hormone systems such as adrenal, thyroid and sex hormones.

As women progress through the decades of life, hormones ebb and flow and can knock each other off track. This oftentimes makes attaining optimal health and weight loss more challenging as women age.

The good news is that we have significant influence over our hormones and genes by what we choose to do or not do in our lives. Many factors impact hormone balance such as nutrition, supplementation, exercise, stress management, sleep and living environment.

Learn how you can use these areas of influence to enhance your well-being!

 

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Tuesday
Sep012015

5 “Must-Know” Facts for Bone Health

The mighty skeletal system: it’s the protector of organs, manufacturer of blood cells, reservoir for mineral stores, provider of structure, and even functioning component of the endocrine system.

Yet, it appears our bone health is getting short shrift.

With osteoporosis affecting 1 out of 10 women over the age of 50, and 20% of hip fracture patients dying within a year of injury, it’s safe to say we need to prioritize our skeletal strength.

Additionally, we need to reassess the assumptions we may have about what supports good bone maintenance. Read on for 5 must-know strategies to support lifelong bone health today.

 

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Tuesday
Sep092014

Healthy Pregnancy: Essential Tips and Unconventional Truths

Bearing a child can be one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life but, equally, one of the most confusing! From what we read online, research in books or even hear from our prenatal care team, the suggestions we round up can contradict each other. I’ve been a nutrition coach for years and have assisted many clients through their pregnancies, but I also recently went through the process of bearing a child myself. Since then, I’ve learned even more about all of the obstacles and stressors that women commonly face during these months. Below are some of my best suggestions for self care and optimum health during pregnancy. 

 

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Monday
Jun162014

Top 6 Menopause Myths

Women today are living longer, healthier lives, yet negative myths abound when it comes to the menopause transition. Given that women spend at least one-third of their lives post-menopause, it’s critical to embrace the stage as a time for growth and vitality. Although challenges often come with this hormonal shift, menopause doesn’t need to be the downgrade in health it’s often made out to be. Many symptoms, in fact, can be managed through lifestyle changes or, in some cases, natural supplementation. When we fully understand our bodies and how our hormones are impacted during menopause, we have the power to shape our future health and wellbeing. Read on for 6 common menopause myths and the corresponding health realities.

 

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