Cynthia Jordan, 57, was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 52. She shares with us her story of how she dealt and what she is doing to help others in their journey. The world needs more people like you, Cynthia!
A common discussion among midlife women is cognition and their risk of Alzheimer’s disease. To provide insight into this topic, this article provides information from The XX Brain, a book written by Lisa Mosconi, PhD, who runs the Women’s Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College in NYC. The book offers actionable steps women can take with regard to food choices and exercise which may help prevent cognitive decline.
Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about vegetables, there’s one more layer to peel back! A 20-year study of more than 13,000 women found that those who eat the most veggies, including cruciferous options (think broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts) and leafy greens (think spinach, kale, collards, lettuce), had a slower cognitive decline than women consuming the least amount.