August 2014


Attitude may play an important role in how exercise affects menopausal women, according to Penn State researchers, who identified two types of women - one experiences more hot flashes after physical activity, while the other experiences fewer.

To read the full article  Menopause, Hot Flashes, Exercise And Attitude, click here.

HealingWoman-170x170.jpgA national study shows that women are less likely than men to get at least 30 minutes of exercise per day, resulting in greater odds of developing metabolic syndrome - a risky and increasingly prevalent condition related to obesity.

To read the full article Women Who Lack Exercise At Greater Risk Of Developing Metabolic Syndrome, click here.
stressincontinence170x140.jpgA type of exercise called pelvic floor muscle training is effective for treating adult women with urinary incontinence (the involuntary loss of urine) without risk of side effects, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

To read the full article Pelvic Muscle Training Effective in Treating Urinary Incontinence for Women, click here.


Fact or Fiction? Common Exercise Myths BUSTED

New client consultations always remind me of the common misconceptions about exercise that continue to be perpetuated.

To read the full article Fact or Fiction? Common Exercise Myths BUSTED, click here.


Would you like to have some simple, easy-to-learn (and free!) techniques at your fingertips to relieve stress?

To read the full article Is Stress a Choice?, click here.

MetabolicSyndromeMan52x170.jpg"Guy walks into a doctor's office . . . " That's not the start of a joke—that is the joke. Men don't go to doctors unless they're in serious pain or really spooked about something.

To read the full article 7 Instant Health Checks to Save Your Life, click here.
metformin120x170.jpgDiabetes drug metformin may double as cancer-fighting medicine. Metformin  is a workhorse drug for people with diabetes. It helps patients control their blood sugar and makes them more sensitive to insulin. But soon, metformin  may take on a new role fighting cancer.

To read the full Article Diabetes Drug Metformin May Double as Cancer-fighting Medicine, click here.
foot130x170.jpgYour feet can carry you far, approximately 5,117 steps each day, as one study shows. Kickstarting a life of better health doesn't require you to be a marathon runner, according to Dr. Weil.

To read the full article 5 Steps For Better Foot Health, click here.
60minutessugar170x100.jpgIf you are what you eat, then what does it mean that the average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year? Sanjay Gupta reports on new research showing that beyond weight gain, sugar can take a serious toll on your health, worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer. Some physicians go so far as to call sugar a toxin.

To read the full article Is Sugar Toxic?, click here.
60minutessugar170x100.jpgNew studies are supporting claims that sugar is poisoning us Sanjay Gupta reports on "60 Minutes." Also, nutritionist and registered dietician Cynthia Sass speaks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about the war on sugar.

To read the full article War on Sugar: Is it Toxic?, click here.
60minutessugar170x100.jpgAmericans' Consumption of Sugar "Unprecedented"

(CBS News) The amount of sugar consumed by Americans today is unprecedented, and is contributing to heart disease and high blood pressure, a dietitian said on "CBS This Morning."

To read the full article Americans' Consumption of Sugar "Unprecedented", click here.