Five Multivitamin myths — should
you worry about your vitamins? One minute we're told we all need
to take vitamins — the next, that vitamins aren't safe. What's the truth?
Women's Health Network sorts fact from fiction about multivitamins for women and
the health benefits of vitamins.
to simplify your healthy eating, by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO.
Eating healthier becomes simpler when you start eating foods that are right for
you, your lifestyle, your body and your life goals.
the food combining diet really best for digestion? by Dr. Amber Hayden,
DO. While there’s no evidence that food combining diets actually work,
here are my takeaways from the food combining rules that do promote optimal health
The dangers of Splenda and other artificial sweeteners. Are you
aware of the dangers of Splenda and other popular artificial sweeteners? Here we
give you the truth about Splenda, as well as some healthy natural sweetener options
to use instead.
Omega-3 fatty acids —
essential to health and happiness, reviewed by Dr. Mary James, MD.
From conception to old age, every cell in our bodies needs omega-3’s. Learn
how omega-3 fatty acids benefit every body system — from the brain to the
heart, breast, bones, colon, skin and more, this is one nutrient that can make all
the difference to our health, our happiness, and — perhaps best of all —
What's the difference between
omega-3s, 6s and 9s? Essential fatty acids are keys to good health,
but your body cannot make them on its own. Most of us get plenty of certain EFA’s
and not enough of others. Learn more about these essential fats so you can understand
the differences between them and find.
Tasty Mediterranean diet has it
all. Women's Health Network recommends the health-promoting Mediterranean
Antioxidants: what they are and
why they are important. You’ve heard the word for years now, but
do you really know what antioxidants are? Learn why these tiny little compounds
can make a big difference in how you feel and look, and in your overall health.
What is gluten — and why are we so sensitive
to it? Gluten contains proteins to which many women may be sensitive
without realizing it. Learn more about where gluten comes from, which grains contain
it, and some theories for why gluten sensitivity has become a problem for so many.
Is vitamin D deficiency casting a shadow
over your health? Some are claiming that vitamin D is a miraculous
solution to many health concerns, including depression, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis
and others. We’ve used it therapeutically for years. Here’s what you
Health benefits of soy.
Learn how to decide whether adding soy foods or supplements to your diet is
right for you.
Vitamin D testing and
treatment. Information about vitamin D testing for women.
7 healthy food trends and how
to make the most of them. It’s wonderful to have new foods to try
out, especially if they’re good for you. Do the top trendy health foods live up
to their health claims? See for yourself.