Use the links below to browse our complete library of articles on nutrition.
Your health depends on optimal nutrition,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Women to Women discusses how nutrition, healthy
diet, and supplements can support women’s health.
Eat safe — six simple ways
to enhance the quality of your food Women to Women offers tips
to help women make sure they’re eating food that’s safe as well as healthy.
Choosing the best multivitamin,
by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Choosing the best multivitamin is vital, but
it can be difficult. How do you decide what to do? Here’s our guide to finding
the best nutritional supplements.
5 Multivitamin myths — should
you worry about your vitamins?, by Dixie Mills, MD. One
minute we’re told we all need to take vitamins — the next, that vitamins aren’t
safe. What’s the truth? Women to Women sorts fact from fiction about multivitamins
for women and the health benefits of vitamins.
Program nutritional and lifestyle guidelines, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN
NP. These simple steps to healthy living are helpful for women of all
ages, especially those trying to lose weight and regain hormonal balance.
Omega-3 fatty acids —
essential to health and happiness, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP.
From conception to old age, every cell in our bodies needs omega-3’s.
Learn how omega-3 fatty acids benefit every body system — from the brain to
the heart, breast, bones, colon, skin and more, this is one nutrient that can make
all the difference to our health, our happiness, and — perhaps best of all
— our longevity.
New health information on the
controversy about soy, by Dixie Mills, MD. Women to Women
examines the controversy about soy’s safety to help women learn the truth
and benefits of soy.
Health benefits of soy
, by Dixie Mills, MD. Get the scoop on the health benefits
versus the dangers of soy from Women to Women’s breast specialist. Learn how
to decide whether adding soy foods or supplements to your diet is right for you.
What is gluten — and why are we
so sensitive to it? by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Gluten
contains proteins to which many women may be sensitive without realizing it. Learn
more about where gluten comes from, which grains contain it, and some theories for
why gluten sensitivity has become a problem for so many.
Is vitamin D deficiency casting a
cloud over your health? by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Some
are claiming that vitamin D is a miraculous solution to many health concerns, including
depression, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and others. We’ve used it
therapeutically for years. Here’s what you should know.
To test or not
to test — the ABC’s of vitamin D testing and treatment
Recommendations about vitamin D testing for women.
and the Mediterranean diet by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP.
Women to Women describes the health-promoting Mediterranean diet.
Vegetarians and omega-3’s.
Vegetarian diets may be healthy for some women, but omega-3 fatty acids are difficult
to get for in a vegetarian or vegan diet. Learn how to maximize your natural omega-3
intake for health if you’re eating vegetarian.
Health and vitamins —
who should take dietary supplements and why? by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN
NP. Virtually everyone has a family history that includes a chronic
illness such as heart disease, diabetes or cancer. You may be concerned that you
carry a genetic predisposition to one or more of these diseases. The good news is
that with proper nutrition, including nutritional supplements, you can rewrite your
life story with a happier ending.
Why doctors oppose nutritional
supplements, by Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP. Despite the
fact that the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study
advocating that every adult take a multivitamin to reduce the risk of disease, we
often hear of doctors who oppose nutritional supplements. Frankly, we understand
many of the reasons doctors are concerned, and we think you should too before you
start taking a multivitamin.
Are tanning beds a safe
source of vitamin D?. Women to Women discusses tanning beds’
effects on skin and why they’re not a good source of UVB rays that synthesize
vitamin D in the skin.
Basic nutrition and healthy
eating, by Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN. The author of the classic
work, Digestive Wellness, gives us an overview of the crucial role nutrition
plays in our health, affecting how we feel, how our immune system functions, and
how we heal.
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Last Date Modified: 05/10/2011