I had a lipid panel done at the end of April. Looking back at the numbers (below) from the past 6 years made me dizzy! Up and down they go – like a roller coaster ride. I have a theory – not scientific, just personal experience – that the hormonal fluctuations of menopause are often[…]
An article about whole grains published recently by the Harvard School of Public Health offers a helpful, easy guideline for choosing healthy whole grain products. The simple indicator: For every 10 grams of carbohydrate, there should be at least 1 gram of fiber. For example, a product that contains 23 grams of carbohydrate per serving should have[…]
. . . then you are probably also familiar with “The Perimenopausal (or Menopausal) Zone”. For some women, it can be – at least at times – just as scary as the original sci-fi ’60’s TV show featuring Rod Serling as the narrator, a voice that sends an eery chill up my spine to this[…]
I presented this topic in my groups this week, and several participants requested the link to the article I referenced (“10 Healing Herbs and Spices” from Reader’s Digest). There are probably no miracles here, but many helpful tips for supplementing healthy eating naturally.
I am quickly becoming a big fan of cinnamon. I enjoy it in my plain yogurt, because it has a sweet flavor that truly makes it easy to go without sweeteners. A handful of berries is a nice addition. When I make oatmeal, I shake about 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon in with a splash of[…]
The link between earlobe creases and heart disease surfaced again in the media recently. A report from the University of Copenhagen study noted significant associations between ear creases, along with several other visible signs of aging, and heart disease. This is not a new discovery, and I have mentioned it in a previous post. Some scientists believe[…]