This article was published under the title “The Hormone Shuffle” in the 2023 July August issue of Cityview Magazine.
We blame and credit hormones for major life changes—and for some questionable decisions, and usually regard them with hopelessness: it’s the hormones driving us! However, studies in endocrinology and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) showed that we can control and adjust hormones to improve quality of life. And while HRT is not recommended lightly or widely used as an anti-aging tool, the practice has well-documented merits for both men and women.
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Hot cocoa and coffee deliver more than warmth and cozy comfort: they provide powerful antioxidants, give you energy, make you smarter, and put you in a good mood. So drink up!
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With food temptations everywhere, how can we enjoy a well-balanced holiday season with healthy comfort food and stress-free family gatherings? Take a deep breath in and… cue the cabbage!
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Legend says tea was invented accidentally by the Chinese Emperor Shen Nong in 2737 B.C. Emperor Shen Nong was a scholar and herbalist, as well as a creative scientist and patron of the arts. Among other things, the emperor believed that drinking boiled water contributed to good health. By his decree, his subjects and servants had to boil their water before drinking it as a hygiene precaution.
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