Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t... Read more
There is a lot of misinformation out there about dieting and exercise. People DO want sustainable results, but many can’t judge the difference between quick fixes and the legitimate, permanent strategies for losing weight. Common... Read more
I'm expecting guests this weekend. Although I don't want to be rude, I still want to workout. When I'm alone, I feel free to do strength work while watching TV. Should I go to the gym so I don't make a spectacle of myself?... Read more
Last year I did everything right and lost 35 pounds over a period of about 6 months or so. I then got into a new relationship and fast forward to about 9 months... gained about 20 pounds back. I guess that is inevitable with new relationships somet... Read more
I have been having problems with feeling a vibration feeling in my chest about 50 times a day for a few weeks now. I saw my family doctor and had an EKG done and it was abnormal. I see a cardiologist in 2 weeks to find out what is wrong with me. But... Read more
Ugh.....I am a repeat sparker.Off the wagon again..although truthfully, Im not sure I was even on it. I can't seem to get the light bulb moment I need to get this started.
I find myself in a very dark place...I can envision the end result, but it... Read more
Hey guys! Let me just say that I'm already a fairly fit person. I swim every single day. However lately I've started boost my workouts and have started to include body weight exercises into my daily routine. Now I'm sore every day.
Is it safe t... Read more
For Example...when my son was taking formula I bought some of those little round formula containers that are sectioned off for single servings of formula. Now he no longer takes formula so I have made it my supplement container for powdered suppleme... 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
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
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