A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news,  fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.


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December 18, 2018

Primarily plant based diets are the healthiest, but many nutritionists argue that we do need meat, and, well, many of us just love it!

  1. Eating red meat increases iron levels, important for fighting fatigue.

  2. Meat is a source of protein. You should have between 10-35% of total calories each day in protein.

  3. There...

December 16, 2018

Regular exercise helps your gut health, but fiber plays a big roll in this as well. For more information schedule a fitness consultation at Hatha Yoga and Fitness.

Get in about 30 g of Fiber per day. You need about 14 g of fiber per 1000 calories you eat each day. So somewhere between 25-35 g per day, depending on your act...

December 6, 2018

You want to weigh a specific number on the scale. But healthy weight and actual weight are NOT the same.

Healthiest to be lean, and measuring lean body weight is not possible on the scale. How lean you should be to be healthy is also determined by your genetic make up

Healthy weight, healthy specifically lean, both chance...

December 5, 2018

It's tough to know how exercise is going to translate into health for all your body parts, and ultimately end up with the right amount of fitness, the ideal weight range, and your healthiest body shaping while maintaining healthy bones, joints, breasts and waist. Both shape and fitness goals are often in concert, but some...

December 4, 2018

There's lots of talk about things that don't work to improve your sex life, but guess what, eating a Mediterranean diet does! This can fix your sex life especially if you have metabolic syndrome or any of these important factors!

  •  Waist over 35 inches, or over 31 inches in an Asian

  • Triglycerides greater than 150

  • ...

December 3, 2018

Gas is just part of digestion, and to get the nutrition out of your food you have to digest properly.The right exercise, the right wind relieving pose, and the right foods will move your toxins out of your body with a bit of delicate gas, but then what is with these days when it seems that there is quite a bit, and not al...

November 29, 2018

Feeling hungry? Ever think about what is going on in your gut producing those feelings. It's your gut bacteria, and everything you do to make that bacteria happy will make you healthier.

Bugs in your gut i.e. your microbiome regulates whether you will be normal weight or obese. 

These gut microbiome bacteria act as an endoc...

November 19, 2018

Have you thought how about how you digest your food lately? Simplistically explained nutrition begins with you ingesting the proper food, breaking the nutrients out of food, and then biochemically absorbing the nutrients.

Chewing begins the process.

The stomach acid is the next critical step.

And then the enzymes of the panc...

November 13, 2018

Before turkey time, let's talk about your diet strategies, and how to know if your diet is working!

Lots of us have a goal on scale, and we understand it may take time to work. Your gyno wants you to know that you should aim for healthy. So, her are some objective signs that your diet is working.. So what you want is scien...

October 20, 2018

The newest data on the Mediterranean diet shows breast cancer protection as well as being good for your heart, your kidneys, and your brain.This study was fascinating because it compared just adding a few nuts to your basic diet, or going low fat. But specifically a Mediterranean Diet helped protect against breast cancer...

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