If you find yourself working from home rather than in your office lately, it might be challenging to figure out how to make it work for you. Will you be productive? Will you stick to your healthy eating habits? Will you stay organized? While working remotely undoubtedly has its perks — you likely spend less time commuting and have more flexibility — if you’re not used to it, working at home … [Read more...] about 7 Foolproof Ideas For Creating a Productive Home Office
What is metabolic syndrome? According to the American Heart Association, it’s a condition that affects around 34% of U.S. adults.1 Read on to learn the basics of metabolic syndrome and to find out if you might be at risk. Metabolic syndrome (also known as Syndrome X) is an increasingly common condition closely linked to inactivity and obesity. It’s not a disease, per se, but rather a group of … [Read more...] about What is Metabolic Syndrome and What are the Risk Factors?
You might not think much about your period. Until it plays games with you, that is. One month it’s normal; the next it’s barely there (or not there at all). It’s then that you might begin to think not only about your period — but about menopause. Menopause is a significant event in a woman’s life and a normal part of the aging process, marking the end of your reproductive years. But it doesn’t … [Read more...] about What are the 3 Stages of Menopause?
Menopause and sleep: They can be rebellious roommates. The Sleep Foundation puts the number of menopausal women dealing with insomnia (and feeling less satisfied with their sleep in general) at 61%,1 but if you’re the one fighting to fall asleep and stay asleep, that number feels more like 100%. Read more about better sleep during menopause on JennyCraig.com. … [Read more...] about How To Sleep Better Even Though Your Hormones Tell You Otherwise
Think about it: So many things go well when the timing is just right. You make your flight connection; run into an old acquaintance you’d have missed if you had taken a different route; find a $20 bill in the pocket of your jeans on the same day you have no time to get to the bank. Read the full article on Healthy Habits: A Jenny Craig Blog … [Read more...] about Timing Is Everything; How Timing Your Meals Around Your Circadian Rhythm Can Boost Your Health
Let me guess. You've tried it all; multiple diets, signing up to the gym and even fasting. However, nothing seems to be working, and yet your friends seem to have fat melt off them with a plan that just doesn't work for you. The answer: genes. Just like genes can influence a person’s eye and hair color, they may also influence how easily a person can lose or gain weight. As irritating as this is, … [Read more...] about The Secret to Your Weight Loss Might be Hidden in Your DNA
Perimenopause marks the transition into menopause. It’s a gradual changeover when your ovaries produce less estrogen and your hormone levels begin to shift. Perimenopause generally begins sometime in your 40s (but can begin earlier – even in your 30s) when you notice that your menstrual cycles are changing. You may skip a month (or two), or your cycle may be heavier (or lighter) than … [Read more...] about The “Pause” Before Menopause: Perimenopause Demystified