Dry January, Sober Spring, Dry July, Sober September – these seasonal holidays are gaining popularity as individuals choose to abstain from alcohol on a short-term or longer-term basis.
Stress, mood swings, hot flashes, and sleep issues can all be a part of the menopause transition, and it’s not uncommon for women to decompress with a glass of wine or a cocktail with friends during this life change.
Sleep issues are common in the peri-to-post menopause stages of a woman’s life, triggered by the shifting estrogen and progesterone levels. Two studies provide insight into what might be the cause as well as what we can do to reduce the occurrence of those sleepless nights.
Nothing positions you better to be most effective every day than a good night’s sleep. If insomnia is impacting you in midlife, you may want to try valerian root.
If you’re interested in gaining the benefits of soy foods or are looking to add more plant-based proteins to your meal plan, consider adding Tempeh to your next grocery list.
Today, soy is available in a variety of food products in the U.S., including milk, ice cream, miso,
burgers, oil, soy sauce, tofu, and edamame. Sitting behind these products is much confusion,
including for midlife woman, as to whether soy is beneficial or harmful to health. Here’s the
straight talk on soy and midlife women’s health.
Looking to get a leg up in your workouts, maximizing their effectiveness and ramping up your fitness level? Research suggests these supplements may make a difference in our workout routine.
Science indicates that shifting carbohydrate calories to protein can lead to a feeling of fullness. The end result may be the consumption of fewer calories and ultimately weight loss.