Weight loss can be beneficial for girls with PCOS if they are in the “overweight” or “obese” BMI category and are at risk of certain metabolic or medical complications related … read more
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You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables) is good for you, but why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of … read more
Understanding the nutritional content of a meal is important. To help determine the nutritional content of your meals, most foods, with the exception of fruits, vegetables and some prepared foods, … read more
The goal of managing lactose intolerance is to lessen or stop symptoms of diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, and gas, while still getting the nutrients that your body needs. Eating or … read more
Cooking at home is often healthier and less expensive than eating out, however sometimes recipes contain terms that can be confusing. This guide lists the most common cooking terms along … read more
Of course! With PCOS, it is okay to have anything you want but what is important is to keep in mind the portion size and how often. Potatoes are carbohydrates … read more
You need protein every day to help build muscles and enzymes that help your body function. Take our quiz to see if you are eating the right amount of protein
Bone health is important for women of all ages. Take our quiz to find out how healthy your habits are for your bones!
Vitamins, minerals, and fiber are needed for healthy eyes, skin, hair, blood, and digestion. They also keep your immune system strong, which helps you fight colds, the flu, and other diseases. Take our quiz to see if you get enough vitamins, minerals, and fiber!
It is important to get enough iron to build red blood cells, muscle proteins, and healthy bones. Most importantly, it helps your blood cells carry the oxygen it needs for energy. Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough iron!