Can You Pass This Balance Test?

Can You Pass This Balance Test?

Work/life balance gets most of the attention in our always-on world but there’s another kind of balance as important. And I’m a bit obsessive about the other kind. The kind of balance that keeps us upright, able to get our groceries out of the car or the shopping...
How to Keep Your Gut Healthy after 50 with Fermented Foods

How to Keep Your Gut Healthy after 50 with Fermented Foods

Want more energy, better digestion, and a razor-sharp mind that can solve the day’s crossword puzzle or Wordle? Fermented foods can help. Here’s how. Virtually, every early society ate and enjoyed fermented foods. With the advent of industrialized food processes, many...
How to know if it’s your thyroid

How to know if it’s your thyroid

This is for those of you who struggle to find a diagnosis for your myriad common for women at the midpoint but oh-so-real symptoms that rob your energy, focus, and feeling like you-ness. Symptoms like weight gain, poor sleep, loss of hair, feeling cold, fatigue, and...
Women and Alzheimer’s — Part 2

Women and Alzheimer’s — Part 2

“Of all the organs of the body,” writes Dr. Lisa Marconi in her book “The XX Brain”, “the brain is the one most vulnerable to the ravages of a poor diet.” In Part 1 of this discovery of women and Alzheimer’s, there is plenty of bad news — 2 out of every 3 people with...
Women and Alzheimer’s — Part 1

Women and Alzheimer’s — Part 1

Fear of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease is common. Stats for the US vary but are likely similar to our friends in the UK, where 49% of male and female adults surveyed say that dementia is the health condition they fear most, including 60% of those over 65....