The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... 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
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
I am 6 weeks post-op from hip surgery. Just by watching my calorie intake and diligently doing my rehab exercises, I am down 11lb already this month! Now that I can walk without cutches, I feel even stonger. Yay!... Read more
Everyone was posting their losses, and while I don't focus on weight, I stepped on a scale. Down 7 since April! But even better, I'm stronger and have more endurance! #gains #gainsnotlosses #feelinggreat... Read more
Hello.... this is my first post, and I guess the beginning of any journey begins with a single step.... my first step is tentative, because I am afraid I will fail... again..... I am getting too old to keep starting over, and I need help here..:-)... Read more
I see all these posts about eating 60 grams of protein a day-as a vegetarian I'm lucky to get half that! I have a Greek yogurt in the morning (15g protein) and some crushed almonds/chia seeds and maybe a scrambled egg but that's it how can I get more... Read more
Menopause and Type 2 DiabetesMenopause is a topic that often generates a lot of opinions from women those who welcome it and those who dread it. Theres also a lot of discussion about whether its something that should be treated or left to occur... Read more
If you are feeling like you are menopausal, OR if you have questions about menopause, stop wondering.Check out your local library for some very informative books, ORcheck out the SP's "Perimenopause to Menopause what should you expect" Team.... Read more
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Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the first in a series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
Welcome to Menopause Health and Fitness 10... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. The responses from my first blog overwh... Read more
Having managed to muddle through menopause with my psyche mostly intact, i have discovered that it's far harder to lose weight now than it ever was before in my life. When i was younger, all i had to do was hop on the elliptical or treadmill for 20 o... Read more
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