The sweetener stevia has plenty of dedicated followers. Who can blame them? For years, food and supplement manufacturers have advertised stevia as all natural, calorie free and safe for people with diabetes. To many people, stevia seems like a win-wi... Read more
Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good... Read more
Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit... Read more
Most people would agree that trees are pretty terrific. They shade us from the sun, create a sense of privacy and, in some cases, bloom into beautiful spring blossoms. For kids (or the young at heart), a good tree can provide endless entertainment in... 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
Not weight loss related but still exciting. I chart during my cycle for fertility reasons (we've been TTC our first child for nine years this fall) and according to my chart ovulated on day 13 of my cycle! I have pcos and 35-38day cycles each month... Read more
Stuck.... i have to lose weight for fertility and i am stuck stuck stuck....the numbers fall fast at first then they slow down. I know my body shape has changed and thinned but the scales are stuck. I have to check scales because fertility is on bmi... Read more
Doctor Warns: Eat Soy and You’ll Look 5 Years OlderIn the early 1990's, soy and soy products exploded onto the supermarket scene with promises of bountiful health benefits.This "new miracle food," soy, was supposed to lower cholesterol, take the heat... Read more
Important Facts About Cholesterol and Heart DiseaseCholesterol is a wax-like fatty substance found in almost every cell of your body. You need cholesterol to make hormones and vitamin D, digest your foods, protect your nerves and for the production o... Read more
This team is for women who are trying to conceive (TTC) with different fertility methods. A place to share your ideas, experiences, and ups and downs as you travel this frustrating journey.... Read more
Whether you like yours hot, iced, black or with sugar, one thing’s for sure: Coffee serves up plenty of health benefits. Not only can a cup of Joe help ward off depression, but it has even been linked with a decreased rate of skin cancer and i... Read more
I always assumed that when I was ready to start a family, it would be fairly simple and I could get pregnant without any trouble. I had a healthy diet, exercised regularly, didn’t have a weight problem and had no history of medical problems. Wh... Read more
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