Health + Wellness

Menopausal Mood Swings or Depression? How to tell the difference

March 31, 2023

Menopause is a natural process that marks the end of a our reproductive years. It typically occurs between the ages of 45-55, with the average age being 51 in the United States. Hormonal fluctuations occur during the transition to menopause that can lead to mood swings. As our lower hormone levels stabilize after menopause, those…


Older Women Are Winning the Skin Care Game

January 23, 2023

And it’s due to more than just good products. Recently my husband mentioned, “women have really figured out skincare.” I asked him what he meant. He said that everyone just seemed to look better. He noticed smoother, healthier skin in older women and attributed it to likely having better products and better professional advice online.…


Sugar, Salt and Your Blood Pressure

March 8, 2022

For many years, too much salt has been blamed as the main culprit when it comes to high blood pressure. But it turns out, sugar may be an ever bigger enemy. Don’t worry, natural sugars in fruits and vegetables are fine. It’s the excess added sugars, especially high fructose corn syrup that we need to…

eating alone may be bad for your health

The Lonely Heart: Why Eating Alone May Be Bad For Your Health

November 6, 2021

It’s not just what you eat that may contribute to your heart disease risk. It’s also how you eat those meals. New research suggests that eating alone may contribute to the increased risk of heart disease in menopausal women.  In this blog, we’ll have a ‘heart-to-heart’ talk about how dining in isolation may affect your…