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Happy National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Happy National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Photo by Bruce Mars on Unsplash In honor of National Women’s Health & Fitness Day, we bring you the benefits of specific nutrients for women’s health, including essential nutrients needed for fitness. What vitamins and minerals are women deficient in? If there’s one thing women […]

New Study: Lactobacilli Bacteria May Help Protect Breast Tissue

New Study: Lactobacilli Bacteria May Help Protect Breast Tissue

New Study: Lactobacilli Bacteria May Help Protect Breast Tissue Recent research from Spain indicates that over 700 different bacterial species live in the milk ducts of a woman’s breasts. The bacteria living in us and on us are referred to as the microbiome; there are […]

Bone Balance Index to Determine Risk of Bone Loss for Women

Bone Balance Index to Determine Risk of Bone Loss for Women

According to Jun Wang, MS, Nutritional Consultant at InVite Health’s Forest Hills and Bronx store locations, “Osteoporosis is a health condition where your bones are weak and brittle. Health risks of osteoporosis may include an increase of fractures of the hip, wrist and spine. Generally […]

Are Women More Likely to Suffer from Anxiety?

Are Women More Likely to Suffer from Anxiety?

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults ages 18 and older, about 18% of the population. The Study Published in the journal Brain and Behavior, a […]

Obesity Rates for U.S. Women and Teens are on the Rise

Obesity Rates for U.S. Women and Teens are on the Rise

It is no secret that the United States is facing an obesity crisis. A recent study reported the prevalence of obesity has increased significantly; specifically among women. Published in The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), two new studies from the U.S. Centers for Disease […]

What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

It turns out, summer months aren’t the only time you need to worry about mosquitos. A new mosquito-borne virus is beginning to cause worldwide concern. That’s because the implications of getting bit by a mosquito carrying the Zika Virus can be harmful to both pregnant […]