Sleep. It’s the essential, health-supportive, feel-good habit that we get to treat our bodies to every night. And while most of us are aware of its importance, not everyone thinks about the health of the space they’re sleeping in -- their bedrooms. Granted, you probably wash the bedding and vacuum on the regular, but your bedroom’s still got a dirty little secret.
Most women experience PMS symptoms at some point in their menstruating lives. These symptoms last from a few days to what can feel never ending. The symptoms are all over the place - fatigue, breast tenderness, moodiness, bloating, cramps, anxiety… and the list goes on.
For those of us who live in the temperate zone, winter is a real thing. Not only does it have its own characteristic weather profile – gray, chilly, intermittently snowy or slushy or rainy – it’s got its own emotional profile to match. Call it the winter blues or the winter blahs.
Not so long ago, nutrition experts advised eating small, frequent meals throughout the day and never, ever skipping them. Today, some of those experts have changed their view. They now recommend a practice called intermittent fasting, or IF, an approach to food timing that involves periodic short fasts — anywhere from 14 to 48 hours — that can spark substantial health benefits.