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Rethinking Resveratrol

Rethinking Resveratrol

If you’ve looked to health claims describing the benefits resveratrol, a compound found in chocolate and red wine, to justify your indulgences, you may need to rethink the role of these treats in your health plan. Recent research suggests that resveratrol may not be the ticket to youth and vitality we [...]

Posted on: July 18, 2014

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Do I Need a Bone Density Test?

Do I Need a Bone Density Test?

You can’t really gauge the health of our bones just by looking in the mirror. You do have some options, however, to learn if your bones are strong: you can wait until you break one and discover a weakness, or you can take a bone mineral density test, also known as [...]

Posted on: July 18, 2014

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Coping with Emotional Overeating

Coping with Emotional Overeating

Let’s be honest—most of us have reached for a favorite treat during a rough day. And, really, if a tasty pick-me-up now and then puts the smile back on your face, it’s a great remedy. But if you’re addressing your blue mood with more than a small treat and find yourself [...]

Posted on: July 18, 2014

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Proper Hydration Helps You Go the Distance

Proper Hydration Helps You Go the Distance

Is it best to hydrate before, during, or after your workout? The answer is all of the above. Proper hydration is an important part of your athletic performance—from preparation to recovery. If you’re preparing for a big event—such as a long-distance run, bike ride, hike, or a grueling game of soccer [...]

Posted on: July 18, 2014

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Salmon with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary

Salmon with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary

This easy, flavorful salmon recipe can be cooked in the oven or on the grill. Ingredients 2 bulbs garlic, unpeeled 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 sprigs rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 (8-10 ounce) wild salmon fillets     Directions  Preheat oven to 350˚. Wrap [...]

Posted on: July 18, 2014

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In This Issue of Women Magazine


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Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation

Any way you slice it, caring for children and aging parents is a lot to manage—but it can offer rich rewards. By Laurie Wertich When Sue Morrison was young, she watched her parents care for their aging parents and remembers thinking to herself that when she grew up, she didn’t want to [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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“You Have Cancer.” Own It.

“You Have Cancer.” Own It.

You need not play a passive role on your cancer journey. By Peter Edelstein, MD , FA CS, FA SCRS You have cancer. These three little words are among the most terrifying in the English language. And they will be heard by more than one-third of you reading this article during your [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media

The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media

In this age of online communication, social media plays a bigger role in many women’s journeys. By Mia James Since its inception the Internet has played a role in healthcare. But what started as primarily a source of information, as patients learned the benefits—and the pitfalls—of “googling” a diagnosis, has now [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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Embracing Brassicas

Embracing Brassicas

Put cruciferous vegetables in the spotlight and reap the nutritional—and tasty—rewards. By Laura B. Russell Most of us know that good nutrition plays a crucial role in longterm well-being, yet there is a growing disconnect between the overwhelming nutritional choices available to us and our ability to end up with something [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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Feed Your Brain: 6 Tips for Better Brain Health

Feed Your Brain: 6 Tips for Better Brain Health

By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE Director of Nutrition California Health & Longevity Institute Spend some time with the 50-plus age group and it becomes clear that memory and brain function are hot topics. With many baby boomers encountering changes in their brain function—causing concern, and, let’s face it, amusement, at times— [...]

Posted on: July 1, 2014

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