Tag Archives: enough

Am I Getting Enough Zinc?

Learn how to increase your zinc intake naturally. If you’ve been fighting seasonal health issues this winter, you’ve probably noticed that many over the counter remedies for coughs and colds include the ingredient zinc. Research has shown that this nutrient may prove beneficial when it comes to keeping you well, promoting a strong immune response,… Read More »

Screening for Menopausal Depression: Are We Doing Enough?

Recent studies suggest that the burden of menopausal symptoms is greater than generally perceived.  About 80% of women experience vasomotor symptoms (VMS) – hot flashes and night sweats — as they transition into the menopause phase.  For many, the symptoms are manageable; however, a significant proportion of midlife women experience menopausal symptoms that negatively affect… Read More »

Are you getting enough sleep… or too much? Sleep and stroke risk

The importance of getting enough sleep has been emphasized by hundreds of studies in recent years, and we’ve covered the topic many times on this blog. Inadequate sleep has been linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems. And, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up to 72,000… Read More »

Am I Fit Enough to Be a Trainer?

If we work in the health and fitness industry, that means we’ve got it all together, right? We look good, feel good, move well, and love our bodies too? Ummm… Nope. Whether we’re coaches, trainers, or other specialists, most of us have our own struggles and challenges when it comes to body image. Here’s the… Read More »

7 signs you’re not getting enough protein plus EXACTLY how to get more

Whether you’re the type that shuns carbs or the one that avoids all fat, one food group that’s probably on your radar is protein – but it can be confusing. Not if you read this need-to-know guide  In recent years, protein has become the macronutrient literally on everyone’s lips. But according to new research by Healthista,… Read More »