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Dr. Jennifer Pearlman is a medical doctor and expert in women's health, wellness and beauty.
The calorie as a measure of food energy is inaccurate and variable.
07/28/2017 13:43 EDT
Two important adjustments must be made to the conventional calorie to better reflect bioavailable food energy: the work factor and the bug factor.
07/24/2017 14:13 EDT
Women who are entering the early stages of peri-menopause can experience hormonal imbalances and may start to notice changes in their face, skin and body.
06/30/2017 12:11 EDT
Throughout my medical training, I have been struck by the failure to better differentiate women from men in terms of our health, risk of disease and drug metabolism. Often, women are contemplated as "mini-men."
03/08/2017 11:58 EST
As we soak up the festive spirit, most of us find that our self-control and restraints become lax. Intoxicated by excessive holiday eating and drinking, we may begin to plan for an improved version of ourselves in the New Year. To set out a science based plan, we first must define what is meant by the term "Detoxification."
12/07/2016 02:50 EST
The digestive tract truly is the cornerstone to our health. The large surface area provides a barrier to a contained environment that manages exposures to food, chemicals, and infection. To mange these complex exposures, the gut is well equipped. The gut houses trillions of bacteria that make up our microbiome (referred to as the second genome) and help our bodies in the process of digestion, absorption and metabolism.
11/03/2016 12:49 EDT
Differing rates of breast cancer across the globe suggests lifestyle factors play an important role in shaping risk. Following this six-step breast healthy plan can help shape risk so as to prevent breast cancer.
10/13/2016 10:08 EDT
Scientists studying recovery from brain injury have shown that parts of our brains possess the ability to regenerate throughout adult life. Neurogenesis, the regeneration of brain cells, suggests that maybe an old dog can learn new tricks after all.
09/08/2016 04:13 EDT
A more useful framework to describe reproductive aging is the concept of the menopause transition and the various stages from early peri-menopause to late post-menopause. This framework is based on the clinical history, including bleeding pattern and symptoms. However, testing hormone levels may help to confirm the stage.
06/29/2016 11:40 EDT
Excessive weight loss worries and an overly restrictive diet can cause heath problems for both you and your baby, interfere with maternal-infant bonding and disrupt the supply of breast milk. So, forget the crash diet and consider instead these 10 doctor- and mom-approved tips to getting your body back after baby.
05/02/2016 01:56 EDT
As Western women seek flawless, radiant complexions, they are turning to Asia for the latest beauty innovations. From skin whiteners, to BB and CC creams, to cosmetic injectable treatments that reshape and contour the face, the hottest skin care trends have been pouring out of South Korea gaining cult-like momentum across the globe.
03/10/2016 04:26 EST
During a kiss, important chemical signaling can occur through the exchange of pheromones. While well established in animals, plants and even bacteria, pheromones are thought to also play a role in signaling between humans.
02/05/2016 11:32 EST
As January marks the New Year and new beginnings, health resolutions are in full swing with aspirations for healthier, cleaner
01/07/2016 12:45 EST
With winter cold and flu season upon us, it is a good time to nail down immune-boosting habits to ward off the ills of winter time germs. Emerging research now suggests that diet, exercise, age, psychological stress and herbal supplements may have an impact on the immune systems ability to fight off assaults from invading microorganisms.
09/29/2015 12:05 EDT
Want to get your Skin #FITforTIFF? Here are my top tips for red carpet-ready skin.
09/08/2015 12:48 EDT
SAD tends to present in adulthood and affects eight times more women than men. As we gain a deeper understanding of how circadian and seasonal rhythms are at play within our bodies, we will be better equipped to help patients combat wintertime blues and SAD. Here are six steps to get started.
03/04/2015 12:53 EST
Be mindful of portion size but think mostly in terms of quality, not calories. An energy-equivalent portion of kale and processed fast foods are not equivalent in any other way, as the cruciferous kale is akin to a warehouse of nutrition with anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and anti-carcinogenic health benefits.
02/06/2015 05:26 EST
Foreplay and sexual touching play a vital role in eliciting a sexual response in women. Sexual touching is not only considered a social norm, it enables physiological and psychological readiness. Foreplay readies our bodies for sex; exciting our brains, quickening our heartbeat, and preparing the genital organs for intercourse.
02/03/2015 05:32 EST
As we age, our bodies are less responsive to the typical caloric equation of weight loss; i.e. less calories in and more calories out. Indeed, new science is revealing that age-related weight gain has very little to do with caloric balance and much more to do with the altered physiology of the aging body and adverse environmental and lifestyle factors.
07/08/2014 06:02 EDT
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