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Does Eating Slow Reduce Food Intake?

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
New studies at the University of Rhode Island show that eating rate plays an important role in how much food we eat. Men eat faster than women, heavy people eat faster than thinner people, and refined grains are consumed faster than whole grains. Fast eaters consume 3.1 ounces of food per minute and slow eaters consume 2.0 ounces per minute. At lunch men consumed...

Doing Less Housework May Account for Some of the Obesity Epidemic

submitted by: admin on 12/12/2013
A study published in December of 2013 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings that was done at the University of South Carolina tracked changes in exercise in housewives from 1965 to 2010. They studied more than 50,000 diary days over this 45 year interval and discovered that women with kids under the age of 5 spent 25% more time engaged in leisure activities such...

Eating Omega 3 Fish Reduces Heart Attacks and Strokes in young Women

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
Women between the age of 15 and 49 may reduce their risk of developing heart attacks, strokes, and hypertension by consuming fish right in omega 3 fatty acids. Compared to women eating fish high in omega 3 fats such as salmon, mackerel, cod and herring, have a 90% less risk compared to women eating little or no fish. This study was published in the journal, Hypertension,...

Exercise and Good Diet Extend Life in Elderly Women

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Women in their 70s who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy according to information published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. In a study of 713 elderly women, women who were the most physically active and had the highest comsumption of fruits and vegetables were 8 times more likely to live...

High Calcium Intake Doubles Risk for Heart Disease

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
  Calcium intake above 1400 mg per day is associated with doubling the risk of dying from a heart attack in both men and women. There are many studies showing that in women with osteoporosis who take large doses of calcium are at risk for both heart attacks and stroke. Although it may be logical to try and replace the lost calcium in bone in osteoporosis...

HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

submitted by: admin on 10/08/2013
  HRT has been exposed as a dangerous treatment through the Women's Health Initiative Study. HRT is associated with an increased incidence of breast cancer, heart attacks, strokes, and thromboses. Natural hormone replacement is discussed. The specific problems with HRT are reviewed and a rational approach for using hormones is presented.          

Insomnia is More Common in Women

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024
Poor sleep does more harm in women than in men with regard to developing heart disease according to a Duke Medical Center publication. It leads to a higher incidence of a lot of chronic diseases such as arteriosclerosis, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, etc. Women deal with life more emotionally and men more rationally. Women are more concerned with how they feel...

Menopause as a Rite of Passage

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
This is a right of passage rather than a time of turmoil. Environmental factors are very important: pesticides, plastics, petroleum products make xenoestrogens. Soy has a lot of estrogens. Estrogen dominance leads to symptoms. Women's Health Initiative is discussed.          

Molecular Breast Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024
A novel new test is described that has not yet come into clinical practice that takes up a radioactive dye that puts out gamma rays. It is accurate but obviously has dangers related to radiation exposure. This is a potential way of screening women with dense breasts (fibrocystic breasts). Mammograms are not either an accurate or sensitive test in women with...

My Journey Through Breast Cancer: Part 1

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
When you're diagnosed with breast cancer it is very challenging to determine the best treatment and there is a great deal of fear involved in making decisions. Laura, one of Len Saputo, MD's medical patients, tells the story of what she'd do if she could deal with her cancer treatment over again.          

My Journey Through Breast Cancer: Part 2

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
When you're diagnosed with breast cancer it is very challenging to determine the best treatment and there is a great deal of fear involved in making decisions. Laura, one of Len Saputo, MD's medical patients, tells her story of what she'd do if she could deal with her cancer treatment over again - Part 2 or a two part interview with Dr. Saputo.            

Myths and Truths About Hormones with Sherrill Sellman, ND

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Myths and truths are confusing and lead to hormone chaos. Ovaries don't quit at menopause. The story of hormone replacement is exposed. The Women's Health Initiative is discussed and reveals the callous nature of Big Pharma.          

Sex: Is it the High Point of a Woman's Day?

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024
Recent surveys show this is true! When the activities of the day are compared this is not surprising. Sex drives vary as estrogen levels drop with age or if testosterone is increased. Len and Vicki have fun with this topic!

Smoking and Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024
Post menopausal women who smoke or used to smoke have a 16% higher risk of developing breast cancer and there is a study that also says that women who have had extensive exposure to passive smoking, either as a child or as an adult, may also have an excess risk of developing breast cancer.  There are many more things that can also increase your risk, such...

Solutions for Spousal Abuse

submitted by: admin on 04/10/2015
  Spousal abuse is far more common that most of us realize. Actually, abuse is common in most marriages; perhaps that is why 50% of marriages end in divorce, 67% of second marriages end in divorse, and 75% of third marriages end in divorce. It is why marriage couselling is so common! All to often courting leads to both people being on their best...

Staying Young Forever with Lani Simpson, DC

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
Anti-aging strategies and dangers of Premarin, Provera, and Botox are discussed. Big Pharma can sell most anything to both patients and doctors. The Women's Health Initiative Study showed how dangerous HRT is.                

The Mammography Industry is Clinging to a Failed Test for Women Under Fifty

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
  Let's face it. Mammograms are far from a perfect test, especially in women under the age of 50, and particularly in women with fibrocystic breasts. The United States Preventive Task Force no longer recommends screening women routinely for breast cancer with mammograms. There has been a flood of complaining from the American Cancer Society and the...

Truth and Consequences for the American Cancer Society Regarding Controversial Cancer Screens

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024
          "A Return to Healing" Blog:  Fri, 10/23/2009 - 00:16 — BBelitsos Sometimes, in those rare moments—before the spin takes over—the unvarnished truth can escape from the mouths of genuine scientists who are otherwise ensconced in politicized medical bureaucracies....

Vicki's Corner

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024
Welcome to my corner of!  Vicki's Corner is a place where you can find out tips on personal care and household products that I've found to be healthy and safe... Don't think I'm selling them - that's not what this is about.  After years of being asked by women about these things, I want to offer the result of all...

Women's Health and Breast Thermography

submitted by: admin on 04/16/2024

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