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Menopause – female and male
You’ve started gaining weight in places you never did. You are eating the same type of diet you always have, exercised in the usual way and yet your waistline is exponentially expounding. Is your body deceiving you? Why is this happening? Menopause is a time of many changes and shifts in the body and one […]
My what? What exactly is Adiponectin? Adiponectin is a protein that is related to how well you metabolize fat and even your risk of developing certain cancers. The accumulation of abdominal fat can be associated with a decline in adiponectin. Adiponectin is produced by the body’s fat cells, and makes them (particularly those in the […]
A big part of the discussion with menopausal women is hot flashes: how do you deal with this common nuisance in a natural way so your life is not disrupted? Hot flashes are a result of dis-regulation of body temperature and may also be seen in the male population as well with hormonal shifts. Hot […]
I was not fond of broccoli growing up and it was not in vogue in the 60’s anyway. After becoming an RD and hearing about the virtues of cruciferous vegetables I still held off on eating the “crowns.” Then something changed. Not only did I realize how to make broccoli taste better but more importantly […]