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Electrolyte Powders: What You Need To Know

Electrolyte Powders: Essential Insights for Optimal Hydration and Performance By Rebecca Jaspan, MPH, RD, CEDS, CDCES For endurance athletes, there’s no doubt that staying hydrated is important for optimal functioning and athletic performance. But sometimes water is not enough to do the job. The body needs a balance of water and electrolytes—minerals required for basic metabolic …

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Menopause: Estrogen and Its’ Direct Relationship to Insulin Resistance

Menopause, Estrogen, and Insulin Resistance: Exploring Their Connection By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDCES, CEDS-S The inevitable happens when women hit their mid 40’s to 50’s. Hot flashes start; our menstrual cycles can become heavy, long and sporadic. This all comes to a “climax” when we cease menstruation altogether with both progesterone and estrogen levels plummeting …

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Six Supplements For Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Supplements for PCOS: Enhancing Wellness Beyond Diet By Lauren Licatesi, MS, RD and Edited By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDCES, CEDS-S  Among women of reproductive age, polycystic ovarian syndrome also known as  PCOS, is a prevalent hormonal condition. Although dietary modifications and physical activity are frequently used in the management of PCOS, certain supplements may also …

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PCOS and Eating Disorders

Can PCOS affect eating disorders? By Rebecca Jaspan, MPH, RD, CEDS, CDCES   What is PCOS? In PCOS, women’s ovaries produce high levels of androgens, male sex hormones. To receive a PCOS diagnosis, individuals must meet two of three criteria. Those criteria include irregular ovulation, as evidenced by an irregular menstrual cycle or lack of …

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