Healthy Benefits of Probiotics for Women

probiotics can aid digestive healthFinding balance amid career, relationships, hobbies, personal life, and health is often difficult. Eating right can be tough when you’re always on the go, and modern diets often don’t include enough of the fiber and beneficial nutrients our bodies need to function their best. A great probiotic can help your health and digestive system get back on track. Continue reading “Healthy Benefits of Probiotics for Women”

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Putting Out the Fire on Hot Flashes & Other Menopausal Miseries

hormone fixThis is a guest blog by Dr. Anna Cabeca, who will be a guest on our radio show, Essentials for Healthy Living, on Sunday, March 10.

Hot flashes can hit at the most inconvenient times. While you’re having a business meeting with an important client. Maybe you’re out with friends, having a great time. Perhaps while you’re in bed with your partner during an intimate experience. With absolutely no warning, your face flushes. Your heart rate accelerates. Your body feels like a steam vent. Perspiration washes all over you. Hot flashes are like an unwelcome guest – often ill-timed, uncomfortable and you can’t wait for them to leave. Continue reading “Putting Out the Fire on Hot Flashes & Other Menopausal Miseries”

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Feeling Fantastic at 40… and Beyond

laughingAre you female, 40 to 50, and feeling frustrated, fatigued and flabby? If this sounds at all familiar, read on.

Many women fear 40 and beyond, thinking that the best is behind them. However, this is not the case. As a card-carrying member of the 40-and beyond-crowd, I can tell you that feeling fantastic at 40 is not beyond reach… and it can also be more fun!

We are all aware of the aging process. Not just the physical telltale signs, but the emotional ones as well. Emotional highs and lows, anxiety, lack of sleep and chronic stress… it all requires great effort and some days it’s downright overwhelming. But there are simple things we can do to continue to have vibrant healthy lives.

Continue reading “Feeling Fantastic at 40… and Beyond”

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Sunday Radio Show: Cardiovascular Health for Women

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Deanna Minich will be discussing cardiovascular health for women.

Deanna Minich, PhD, FACN, CNS is Vice President for Research & Development Communications for Metagenics. She has published over 15 articles in peer-reviewed, scientific journals, and has published three books on nutrition. At Metagenics, Dr. Minich’s numerous responsibilites include research and innovation, formulation, investigation, education and communication, as well as counseling patients at the Functional Medicine Research Center.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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