If you’ve heard of quinoa you might think it’s a grain, but it’s not. In fact, it often gets miscategorized as a grain, despite the fact it’s a seed and a relative of leafy green vegetables, such as Swiss chard or spinach. Quinoa originated in South America, and the Incas regarded itRead More →

Menstruation can be a difficult time for some women, particularly if PMS symptoms strike. PMS is often thought of as a combination of emotional, physical, and psychological symptoms related to a women’s monthly menstrual cycle, and symptoms can include everything from bloating, cramps, and headaches to fatigue, breast tenderness, and mood swings. Some studiesRead More →

PMS is often associated with emotional, physical, and psychological symptoms, and, similar to this woman, you may feel as if you need to carry a gun during your monthly period. Various studies have suggested a variety of factors—such as exercise, food, and alcohol—may affect PMS. Studies have also shown certain foods seemRead More →