Calorie density is not a new idea, it has been called energy density, and volume eating. Barbara Rolls wrote a book called The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet, which probably got the idea to the public. It’s basically the idea of eating foods that have a lower number of calories per pound, or maybe even what may … Read more What is Calorie Density?
This is the last in a series of articles on breast health awareness. I started the series with my first article, talking about the anatomy of the breast, and the lymph system. My second article was about restrictions of the breast and what we put on our skin. My third article was about nutrition and … Read more Breast Health Awareness: Diagnostic Tools
Breast Health Awareness: Food As Medicine This is actually the third article in a series to address breast health awareness. I began in October, which is usually known as breast cancer awareness month; I am continuing on, to present more of the information available, so you can have the mindset of breast health, instead … Read more Breast Cancer Awareness: Food As Medicine
Breast Health: Bras and Skincare As I mentioned in my first article Breast Health Awareness, there isn’t a lot of research done on how to take care of our breasts so we can try to prevent problems in the future. However, it makes sense to learn what information is available, and use our logic … Read more Breast Health and Your Skin
October has been associated with breast cancer awareness. I think we are aware of breast cancer. What I believe we need to be aware of is breast health. So I would prefer to call this Breast Health Awareness month. In order to support this idea, I am going to write a series of articles about … Read more Breast Health Awareness
I was watching television the other day and heard this commercial about this new medication for treating breast cancer, it is an aromatase inhibitor. An aromatase inhibitor, as you may not know, is something that prevents sex hormones like testosterone, from converting to estrogen. However, I know aromatase inhibitors in a different manner. Aromatase Inhibitors … Read more Aromatase Inhibitors and Cancer Treatment
Are you looking forward to the Holidays, but not gaining all that weight? We know the Holidays usually means an extra 6 pounds to take off in January, but how do we avoid that and not end up with a dreary January? When Fall comes around, so does “that atmosphere”! It’s an exciting atmosphere of … Read more Surviving the Holidays Without Weight Gain!
When we think of all the things we need to do in a day, we often forget to add in fun. I hear you saying it now: “How can I include fun? I have so much to take care of and so many people expecting things of me, that there is no way I can … Read more Life should include fun!
Are you one of those people who have problems with heartburn, burping, gas or bloating? It could be you need to support your digestive system. Specifically, your hydrochloric acid in your stomach may be low. This can happen as we age, or as our health gets compromised due to our poor eating choices over the … Read more Help for Your Digestion
Is acid reflux your problem? Are you sure? You may actually have something called “hypochloridria” or low stomach acid. Many people believe they have too much stomach acid that causes their acid reflux, but in fact, the opposite is often true. As we age, our poor gut health catches up to us; as a result, … Read more Acid Reflux? Read this first: