women’s health

November 5, 2018

Midlife weight gain in women: what can you expect? What can you do about it?

On average, women gain about 1.5 pounds/year during their midlife. After menopause, many women find that their middle gets “thicker” as a result of where their body stores adipose (fat) tissue. As we go through life, our bodies change. Why do women gain weight in midlife? Midlife women are exposed […]
February 26, 2018

5 ways to unlock the potential of food in your midlife #NutritionMonth2018

Frustrated with weight, feeling out of control with food, having poor energy, emotional eating, binge eating, not knowing what to eat, not knowing how to eat…eating “really good” during the day – but by the afternoon and evening you “blow it”. You have a tumultuous relationship with food. These are […]
February 15, 2018

Is your social life sabotaging your weight goals?

Lunch with your girlfriend. Beer and chicken wings with the guys. Wine after work. Take out Friday night (you deserve it after the week you’ve had!). Date night Saturday night. Family brunch on Sunday. Getting together with family and friends are often connected with food – but could these social […]
February 1, 2018

California Prune Energy Bites

Love energy balls? Try this recipe for California Prune Energy Balls  (reprinted with permission from California Dried Plum Board) 5 from 1 reviews California Prune Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Energize Nutrition Recipe type: Snack Serves: 24 Ingredients ¾ cup almonds […]
January 24, 2018

What you eat matters to your bone health

As we grow older, there is more “wear and tear” on the “house” in which we live – our bodies. Literally, the bones of our house can get weaker, especially so in women. Osteoporosis or thin, weak and porous bones, has also been called the “silent thief” because it steals […]