Spring Recipe: Little Quinoa Patties

Little Quinoa Patties Recipe

Super Natural Every Day: Well-loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen by Heidi Swason. Ingredients: 2 1/2 C cooked quinoa or barley mix, at room temperature 4 large eggs, beaten 1/2 t fine-grain sea salt 1/2 t season salt 1/3 C finely chopped fresh chives 1/2 C chopped cilantro 1 yellow or white onion finely chopped…

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Exciting News for Hormone Therapy By Terry Polanin, MSN, APN

Hormone Therapy

The year 2017 brought us exciting news for menopausal and perimenopausal hormone replacement therapy. We have all heard, over and over, the results of the WHI (Women’s Health Initiative) study from the early 2000s, which brought with it many negative statements about menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Many of those results, found in older women…

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How to Maintain a Healthy Metabolism By Leslie Rusch-Bayer, RD, LDN, CPT

How to Maintain a Healthy Metabolism

An increase in hormones during puberty and pregnancy often bring mood swings, weight changes, hair growth and increased appetite. Decreasing hormone levels throughout perimenopause and menopause often create fatigue, unexplained weight gain and difficulty losing weight for many women. Often these transitional periods and the symptoms related to them create dietary confusion. Weight gain during…

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Combating Estrogen Dominance By Hope Placher, MMS, PA-C, IFMCP

Healthy Skin

One of the most frequent concerns that I hear from my patients is suspicion of a hormonal imbalance.  It’s easy to have a love / hate relationship with our hormones; can’t live with ‘em – can’t live without them! Ask a woman in menopause what it’s like to have too little estrogen, or hear from…

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