It is about this time of year that I begin thinking about my New Year’s resolutions. According to Wikipedia, the most common reason for participants failing their New Years’ Resolutions was setting themselves unrealistic goals (35%), while 33% didn’t keep track of their progress and a further 23% forgot about it. About one in 10 […]
The holidays are upon us and you know what that means? Lots of parties full of tempting holiday cheer and rich holiday food. Remember the Freshman 15? Well, let’s try to avoid the Holiday 10! There is a way to enjoy the holidays without packing on that holiday weight. This is not the time to
For many menopausal women, weight gain is a major issue. Reduced metabolism means the scales are tipping — and not in our favor! And women aren’t alone in this; middle-aged men also suffer from the shrinking-pants syndrome. Expanding middles are more than just unsightly. They can adversely affect your health, putting you at greater risk for
Let’s face it, men and women should be equal under the law, but they are not the same! Yes, there are obvious differences between men and women. We pee sitting down (or at least squatting). We get periods, bear children, and are uniquely “blessed” with perimenopause and menopause. Did you know that we metabolize food
Depression Harder On The Hearts Of Younger Women A study conducted by investigators at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, showed that more than 25% of women aged 55 years and younger who underwent coronary angiography and who were depressed were much more likely to die of heart disease, suffer a myocardial infarction (MI), or require revascularization.