To Your Health Newsletter

To Your Health Newsletter

February, 2017 (Vol. 11, Issue 04)
Nutrition: A Drug-Free Approach
for All Phases of Menopause

Of all the changes women experience during their reproductive life, there is no doubt the most dreaded are the three phases of menopause. Although artificial hormone therapies for menopausal women continue to be debated and refined, alternative therapies with no link to negative side effects merit serious consideration. That's where nutrition comes in.

Headache Help

Say No to Migraine Medication, Yes to Natural Care

Weight Loss the Right Way

Healthy Snacking Can Help Fight Weight Gain

Winning Without Weights

No-Nonsense Exercises to Tone Your Body

The Keys to Healthy Aging

Secrets to Longevity From Our Oldest Old

A Cause of Chronic Pain

Here's one more reason to exercise: physical inactivity contributes to chronic musculoskeletal pain, including back pain, arthritis, and/or neck pain, which affects the muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones. Fortunately, combating the cause is an easy one, suggests research: stay active. Learn more here.

An Education in
Gluten Sensitivity

Until recently, doctors were at a loss to explain why a gluten-free diet was sometimes helpful to patients who tested negative for celiac disease. In recent years, it has been acknowledged that non-celiac gluten sensitivity is a real condition that affects roughly 6 percent of the population.

BMI: Myth vs. Fact

For years we've been caught up in the allure, for better or worse, of body-mass index (BMI). Unfortunately, while BMI has some benefits, it isn't necessarily the most accurate gauge of a person's health. Let's learn more about BMI and some of the myths vs. facts surrounding it.

Healthy Brain: Mind Over Matter?

Research suggests keeping your mind sharp and engaged with games that make you think can help reduce your risk of cognitive decline.

Skipping Breakfast: Bad for the Heart

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association makes it crystal clear: Breakfast is good for your heart.