Yes, getting the proper amount of calcium can help you build stronger bones and prevent osteoporosis. In my last blog post, I shared with you Part 1 in my series focused on Risk and Screening for Osteoporosis at midlife. Today’s focus will be on dietary changes you can take to maintain strong bones for a lifetime to prevent osteoporosis. You might be wondering why I am diving into this … [Read more...] about How Calcium can help prevent Osteoporosis
Erica Leon Nutrition
For many people, the first sign of osteoporosis, a debilitating bone disease, is actually breaking their first bone! That’s because it happens far more often than many of us realize. After working hard to avoid going to a doctor’s offices during COVID over the past year, I’m finally catching up on some preventative health screenings. The other morning I went for a bone density scan and I started … [Read more...] about Strategies for Strong Bones at Midlife, Menopause and Beyond
I am often asked about the difference between overeating, emotional eating, and binge eating disorder. So today I wanted to share with you the differences between each and talk a little more about Binge Eating Disorder in particular, as surprisingly, this is the most common eating disorder in the United States. In this article, we will explore more about this common eating disorder that is … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between Overeating, Emotional Eating and Binge Eating Disorder?
Self-Care is important to your overall health. This morning I spoke with a new client whose doctor told her she must lose weight; that her weight gain since COVID has led to her developing some health concerns. This was quite distressing, as you can imagine; she really had no idea what to do and was looking for direction. Here’s the thing... Just because her doctor told her she “needs” … [Read more...] about Learn how to set health goals with 10 behaviors that favor health
Here are three facts about heart disease that are essential to understand. Did you know that heart disease is the leading killer among women? And that more than one in three adult females has some sort of cardiovascular disease? Did you know that there is an overall increase in heart attacks in women about ten years post menopause? I personally had no idea, and now I want to make sure that YOU … [Read more...] about Menopause, Women and Heart Disease: 5 Non-Diet Strategies to Consider
So many of my clients tell me they want to add in foods and/or supplements as a way of helping to manage peri- or post- menopausal symptoms. How can we do this in a way that doesn’t jeopardize all the hard work of letting go of diets and embracing intuitive eating? Or trigger a relapse of eating disorder behaviors? This article will be the first in a series of conversations about gentle … [Read more...] about Gentle Nutrition can Help Manage Menopausal Symptoms