Archives by Tag 'calcium'

How Hormonal Imbalance Affects the Female Body

Hormonal imbalance is a common hormone problem that affects women in three stages of their lives; in preteens, during pregnancy and once when they hit the big 4-0. Hormonal imbalance contributes towards health conditions like depression, diminished muscle strength, polycystic ovarian syndrome and hirsutism; all of which can be treated if the hormone problem is [...]

Should Lactose Intolerant Pregnant Women Worry About Their Calcium Intake?

Pregnancy is a time that invokes mixed feelings in most women; on one hand, they are excited that they will be nurturing another human being and there will be a happy addition to their family at the end of it all. On the other hand, they are apprehensive about the discomforts like morning sickness, cravings, [...]

7 Health Benefits of Eating Raisins

Raisins are dried grapes and can either be eaten raw or used in processes such as brewing, baking and cooking. They are often considered to be a natural and healthy alternative to candies because they are very sweet and extremely convenient to eat. Raisins are reasonably priced as well, and are extremely cheap when compared [...]

How to Care for Your Joints as You Age

Deteriorating joint health is a common problem that most people will end up facing as they get older. Reoccurring joint pain can happen to you whether you’ve lived a healthy, active life or if you spent your younger years being overweight and relatively stationary. Every time you walk, run, or do a work out that [...]

Six Effective Tips for Stronger Bones

Our bones provide the framework that holds our bodies together and it is essential that we keep them healthy and strong any way that we can. Normal activity breaks down your bones and they need to be rebuilt with a combination of diet and exercise. As you get older, it becomes hard for new bone [...]