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How Does Menopause Affect Heart Health?

By Tracy Shields September 24, 2013 No comments

OK, I confess. I am 45 and have started to notice signs of menopause—hot flashes, weird periods, backaches, restless sleeping, and on and on. It seems that all these little problems have come out of the blue. 

It’s Berry Season!

By Tracy Shields June 17, 2013 No comments

I remember when I first heard the word “superfood.” It was in the book, 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, and among them were berries—blueberries and raspberries in particular. I wasn’t a big berry eater at the time, but when I read that blueberries, for example, may reduce the risk of disease, inflammation and cancer, I started to add them to darn near everything I ate. Of equal importance is that they have been determined to be a brain food. 

Bone Up on Osteoporosis

By Tracy Shields June 4, 2013 No comments

What you may not know about bone fractures and prevention… 

In an in-depth article on women and bone fractures, Good Housekeeping reported that osteoporosis (a disease that involves low bone density, is linked with a lack of calcium and is common in postmenopausal women) was systematically being overlooked when treating women who were at serious risk of bone fracture.

Posted in: The Res-Q Blog Tags: calciumosteoporosis