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
Want to bike faster? This program will help increase the cadence (pedal speed) that you're able to maintain while biking. If you're new to using a stationary bike or exercising, start with the Beginner program. As you progress, slowly increas... 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
I drink black coffee every day. Since you're not adding creamer or sugar to it, the calories are pretty negligible (I think there are maybe 3 calories in a cup). Just don't count it as water, since it's caffeinated.... Read more
Read an article about beans regulating blood sugar well into the afternoon if eaten for breakfast. Yes--I love beans in my scrambled eggs, but I also love my smoothies!! So this morning I made my normal smoothie of Almond milk, frozen berries, and... Read more
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I recently bought a 1 lb bag of dry black beans. I have no idea how to cook them. I have done endless googleing, but all I can find is what seems to be black beans as a side dish. I'm wanting to cook them s... Read more
1 cup of water 1/4 cup of brown sugar1 gram of yeast1 2-liter bottle HOW:1. Cut the plastic bottle in half. 2. Mix brown sugar with hot water. Let cool. When cold, pour in the bottom half of the bottle.3. Add the yeast. No need to mix. 4. Place the... Read more
Every once in a while I get sick of plain water, but the flavored waters here in Germany are either full of sugar or artificial sweeteners. I found out how to make my own 0 calorie flavored water threw accident!We have great fruit teas here in german... 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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