Tulips and daffodils are pushing up through the thawing ground, buds are exploding from once-lonely tree branches, and I’ve got mashed carrot and avocado all over my face. No, I’m not spoon-feeding a baby, but I am babying my skin with a... Read more
I remember clearly the first time I realized that my heartburn was probably a symptom of a more serious condition. I was sitting at my desk at work sipping on a cup of coffee, trying to wake up, when I felt a searing pain in my chest. It was as if th... Read more
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
I want to lose about 40 pounds. I have lost it about 10 times... only to regain it. I just don't think I am able to lose it and keep it off. I get to a point where I am tired of doing it. I feel deprived and I feel worked too hard. I like eating what... Read more
I am about 50 pounds overweight and I just seem to keep slowly gaining even if I try to watch my diet.
My worst time is when I am watching tv in the evening. I try to have only good, low cal snacks but that does not always work out in a home... Read more
i have had my share of bad times.. i usually just dealt with it in auto drive.. this usually leads to bad choices and loss of organization. i recently had a moment of clarity and realized OMG i am 20 lbs heavier and i have lost my limberness. so int... Read more
So I can stay on plan until about 7 or 8 pm, then I start losing control. So far I am not binging, and the things I eat are reasonably healthy (low fat, high fiber and protein) but it's keeping me 300-400 calories over my goal pretty consistently, an... 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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