Thursday, December 12, 2019
Home / Articles

Women's Health Articles

Whether you’re searching for help with nutrition or a few quick tips for dealing with sunburn, you can find it all in our diverse, always helpful collection of women’s health articles. While cancer health is still a large focus here, this section was created as an informational women’s support group where fighters, survivors and loved ones can write about and discuss the issues they care about in an empowering, supportive setting.

Read what our community has to share, or if you’d like to write an article of your own and haven’t already signed up, join the Fight Like a Girl Club today!

How Much Fiber Do Women Need in Their Diets

According to the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans, fiber is an important part of an overall healthy eating plan and most women are not eating enough fiber. There are many good sources of fiber including fortified cereal, many whole-grain breads, fruits, (especially berries), beans, dark green leafy vegetables, nuts and …

Read More »

6 Ways to Stop Overeating for Good

It can be hard to resist a second helping of dinner or a late night snack even though you know this type of overeating is keeping you from losing weight. You know you need to stop eating too much food, but willpower alone is often not enough. Thankfully there are …

Read More »

3 Fun Ways to Find Me-Time in a Busy World

“I just don’t have the time!” This has almost become a catchphrase today. We are all juggling a million things at once — family, career, finances, stress, anxiety – that the idea of having some alone-time just to relax by yourself can seem like an impossible dream. But finding me-time …

Read More »

These Health Foods Add Antioxidants to Your Diet

Foods with Antioxidants

Antioxidants are the talk of the season, and for good cause. These small substances are known to provide lasting effects in all the best ways when it comes to the human body. Antioxidants such as Vitamin E, Vitamin C and beta-carotene can be found in hundreds of foods; many of …

Read More »

The Stress-Reducing Power of Dogs

In addition to becoming a loving member of your family, dogs can also help reduce your stress.Most dog owners feel better when they’re around their furry friend, and studies have uncovered several ways in which their dog is improving their mental health. This article will cover four ways your canine …

Read More »

INSPIRATION…

Inspiration

I often think that I am being selfish when I have a “woe is me” day. I do acknowledge that I am entitled to them because while what happens to me may not be as severe as what happens to the guy next to me, it IS still happening to …

Read More »

Is Instant Tea As Healthy As Brewed Tea?

More people are drinking tea these days, but not everyone has the time to brew up a steaming pot of tea from loose tea leaves. Tea companies have responded to the demand for a fast cup of tea by offering instant tea powders that can be mixed with water and …

Read More »

So, What’s So Special About Green Tea?

Green tea for thousands of years has been one of China’s best-kept secrets to good health. This simple, unassuming drink contains lots of immune system boosting antioxidants. According to Web MD, green tea contains eight to ten times the antioxidants as your average fruit or vegetable. That’s an amazing bonus …

Read More »