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Fell Off the No-Sugar Wagon? Don’t Worry…Try, Try Again

If you are like me, sugar cravings lurk even when you least expect them. I have always been a lover of sweets. Over the years, though, I have tamed the sugar beast…at least a few times. It usually comes back though…sometimes out of nowhere, sometimes slowly and slyly. Recently the beast snuck up on me…just when I was feeling confidently in control. [Read more…]

Can Coffee Aggravate Incontinence?

According to My Optimum, more than 13 million people in the United States — male and female, young and old — experience incontinence. Women experience incontinence twice as often as men. Pregnancy and childbirth, menopause, and the structure of the female urinary tract account for this difference. While sometimes surgery or other procedures might be required to treat this issue, oftentimes a first step (besides pelvic floor exercises) is our nutrition.  To quickly review the most common types of incontinence, the following is a brief recap: [Read more…]