Finding hard to manage your weight in your 40s? You are not alone
Weight gain after 40 is natural. However, you can take action to adjust your habits and counteract the effects ageing has on your body.
Inflammation & Body Weight: The Hidden Link
Sometimes our efforts at the gym don't pay off as we thought they would. Managing your diet and exercise schedule may not be enough, as inflammation may be continuously hindering your weight loss efforts.
Is your lifestyle making you age faster?
You undoubtedly know your age, the number of years that have passed since you were born. But do you know your biological age? Also known as physiological or functional age, biological age differs from chronological age because it considers the gradual accumulation of damage to various cells and tissues in the body. In summary, your body may be younger or older than the years you have been on this planet!Your biological age is influenced by your lifestyle, genetics, chronological age, and certain diseases. While the passing of time is out of our control, it is possible to manage how our body ages through lifestyle improvements.
One woman shares her egg freezing journey
Are you wondering if freezing your eggs is a good way to expand your fertility window? We've chatted with a woman who has gone through the entire process and learned quite a lot about how empowering the whole experience can be.
Is inflammation preventing you from losing weight?
Weight Loss, as many other initiatives we may take to improve our health, tend to be more efficient if taken holistically. Looking at your diet and and exercise may seem the most intuitive approach, however, many studies indicate you should also manage inflammation to ensure your weight loss efforts brings the results you wish for. Recent studies have shown that although exercise and diet management are efficient weight loss tools, it will not be effective if your body is fighting inflammation. Inflammation knocks the body out of balance. A healthy lifestyle is key to returning back to equilibrium.
How Social Connection Can Make You Healthier
Human beings are wired to connect with each other and our well being depends on it. According to scientist Scientist Matthew Lieberman, who studies the neuroscience of human connections, we are profoundly shaped by our social environment and that we suffer greatly when our social bonds are threatened or severed.