Thursday, January 17, 2019 by: Zoey Sky Tags: badcancer, badhealth, body weight, breast cancer, cancer prevention, cancer risk, exercise, fitness, obesity, postmenopausal weight loss, postmenopausal women, postmenopause, weight gain, women's health (Natural News) Losing weight doesn’t just make you look and feel good. It can significantly improve your overall health, and according to a study, it might even lower the cancer risk of postmenopausal women. The study was published in CANCER, the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) peer-reviewed journal. The link between postmenopausal weight loss and breast cancer risk Based on the study findings, which are related to the World Health Initiative Observational Study, women who manage their body weight have lower risk of getting breast cancer compared to those who don’t. For the study, researchers from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, examined 61,335 postmenopausal … [Read more...] about Breast cancer risk skyrockets when you gain weight
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(Reuters Health) - Women who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may experience fewer physical and mental health symptoms of menopause than those who prefer to dine on sweets, fats and snacks, an Iranian study suggests. Researchers surveyed 400 women who had already gone through menopause about their eating habits as well as their recollection of how often they experienced symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, muscle and joint problems and bladder issues. The study team also identified three distinct eating patterns: some women’s diets were abundant in fruits and vegetables; others consumed plenty of mayonnaise, oils, sweets and desserts; and a third group favored a wide variety of fatty foods and snacks. Then, researchers sorted women into groups according to how closely they adhered to one of these three dietary patterns. Compared to women who consumed the fewest fruits and vegetables, women who had the most greens in their diets found menopause had a much smaller impact … [Read more...] about Diet rich in fruits and vegetables tied to fewer menopause symptoms
× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2018 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × Why Am I Not Losing Weight? Wellness Experts explain the most common reasons you're hitting a plateau and what to do. By Nicole Pajer 11/07/2018 11:05am ET You’re hitting the gym on a regular basis and doing your best to eat green salads in lieu of cheeseburgers, yet your pant size is relatively remaining the same. What gives? If you’ve been finding it difficult to lose weight lately, there’s probably an explanation ― and, most importantly, a solution. There are a few key steps that you can take that can get you on the path to achieving your health goals. Below is a breakdown of why you might be hitting a plateau as well as … [Read more...] about Why Am I Not Losing Weight?
As if being a teenager isn’t hard enough, girls who run in middle and high school still face age-old myths about puberty and silence around getting a period.“No one talks to them about their period, how to acknowledge puberty, or the changes the body undergoes,” says Stacy Sims, fellow at New Zealand’s University of Waikato and author of ROAR. “It doesn’t have to be a demise. It is recognizing the impact puberty has not only on performance but on body image and self efficacy in performance.” Advertisement - Continue Reading Below A new generation of leaders, coupled with emerging research, is banishing these myths and taboos. Here’s what to expect when puberty hits, plus four ways to handle it like a pro.What happens to athletic girls during puberty?Puberty, when a child’s body matures into adulthood, has important implications not just for a lifetime of running but also for overall health. Whether it arrives when a girl is 9 … [Read more...] about 4 Things Every Coach, Parent, or Female Athlete Should Know About Running and Puberty
Thursday, June 14, 2018 by: Carol Anderson Tags: baddiet, chronic stress, depression, dietary habits, Diets, eating habits, hormonal imbalance, inactivity, inadequate sleep, inflammation, lifestyle habits, mental health, mind body science, mood, obese, obesity, overweight, physical health, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle., self esteem (Natural News) Depression and obesity are both alarming matters. Depression victimizes the mental health, while obesity damages the physical body. Imagine how it can ruin a person diagnosed with both. Recent statistics showed a significant increase in the number of people suffering either from depression or obesity, and experts believe there is a link between the two. The two essentially share a cause-and-effect relationship; depression may lead to overeating, while being obese may lead to depression due to insecurities. Psychiatrist Sue McElroy shared how many of her patients who were depressed were also overweight, leading her to think … [Read more...] about Both depression and obesity are on the rise – coincidence? These conditions are linked in many ways