The Well Woman Workbook: 101 Health and Wellness Tips for Women

Discover 101 ways for women to improve their health and wellness in this guide. It also comes with videos and downloadable worksheets to inspire you to make healthy changes in your life.

The many benefits of Vitamin D

Here is a great article from Johns Hopkins on the many benefits of Vitamin D for helping ward off osteopenia and osteoporosis, and for overall health. http://www.johnshopkinshealthalerts.com/reports/back_pain_osteoporosis/466-1.html

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A final word about calcium Calcium hs been recommended a number of times throughout this series. It is an essential nutrient and seems to have many disease prevention benefits. Make sure you get enough Vitamin […]

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Your Diet and Colon Cancer Colon cancer is the #2 killer of men in terms of cancer-related death after lung cancer. It is also prevalent among women, but a great deal of evidence suggests that […]

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Your Diet and Breast Cancer Breast cancer is the #8 killer of women of all deaths. There is a growing body of research which supports the link between breast health and a good nutritionally balanced […]

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Your Diet and Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the #3 killer of men in terms of cancer-related death after lung cancer and colon cancer. There is a great deal of research which supports the link […]

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Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes continued • Choose an overall balanced diet that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid foods you do not cook yourself, due to the high risk of hidden sugars […]

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Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes continued The following recommendations are a summary of the major research that has been carried out on what you can do to prevent diabetes and metabolic syndrome. • Maintain […]

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Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes continued What you need to know about Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic Syndrome is a condition characterized by a group of diagnostic test findings, including elevated blood glucose levels, high triglycerides, […]

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Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes continued What Is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder with abnormally high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) as its most prominent feature. During intestinal digestion, carbohydrates and proteins are […]

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Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes Diet and diabetes are inextricably linked. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which you stop producing your own insulin, which helps your body utilize the food you […]

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Osteopenia and osteoporosis continued • Restrict caffeine consumption in your diet to less than 300 mg per day. Depending on brewing methods, the average cup (8 oz.) of coffee contains between 115 and 175 mg […]

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Diet and Disease Prevention Part 7 Prevent Osteopenia and osteoporosis Continued from Part 6 The following recommendations are a summary of the major research that has been carried out on what you can do to […]

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Your Diet and Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Osteopenia, or early stage osteoporosis, means poverty of bone. Osteoporosis means porous bone, or bones with holes in it. Osteoporosis is a disease which starts in middle age, and […]

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Your Diet and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) High blood pressure can lead to stroke, which is the #2 cause of long-term disability in the US. It can lead to circulatory issues, and erectile dysfunction. The […]