An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b... Read more
Want to bike faster? This program will help increase the cadence (pedal speed) that you're able to maintain while biking or spinning. If you're new to using a stationary bike or exercising, start with the Beginner program. As you progress, sl... Read more
I love wearing black - not because I am self concours (although I am sure it's part of it), but because I feel better in it - it's easy to keep clean and it adds some sophistication and mystery.... Read more
Eggs.black rice.oatmeal.cucumber and water.Done tracking my foods this whole day! Found out that I just ate 600kcal for today??😱 Is it bad?? because I didn't feel so much hunger so I eat less than i though.... Read more
I've been suffering terribly with hot flashes and night sweatsand didn't want to take synthetic hormone replacement.I bought Solgar's black cohosh, which also contains soy,and my results have been phenomenal.... Read more
"Clinically proven soy isoflavones for hot flash relief," says Estroven, a soy and black cohosh supplement. "Clinically tested formula shown to help relieve hot flashes, night sweats," says Promensil Menopause, which contains red clover. Many woman... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
Good-for-You GuideYou've supported them in hundreds of bras, figured out what shirts make them look bigger (or smaller)—maybe nourished your kids with them. You want to give your breasts the respect they deserve. As they change with time, t... Read more
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