Do you wonder over effectiveness of the different weight loss powders you come across in TV commercials? Well, these are basically, protein supplements or protein powders combined with other nutrients for weight loss in the body. After all, staying healthy is the only fitness mantra that can help you keep fit and active at the same time. Especially when you're pregnant, the care you need to take increases multifold. Actually pregnant women require more protein than women who are sedentary, because it's the nutritional status of women during pregnancy that plays a significant role in fetal growth and development. May be that's the reason why protein powders and protein supplements have been around for so many years, and still gaining in popularity among women, whether pregnant or not.
Health and Fitness
The exercise equipment manufacturer Cybex has decided to raise funds for breast cancer awareness in the 4th annual Pink Ribbon Run of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. It announced about the proud holding of annual event for cancer awareness throughout the month of October to contribute its share for cancer awareness.
Claire McCaskill, Democratic U.S. Senator is campaigning for the reelection by creating advertisements on women's health issues. Her new 30-second advertisement on emergency contraception started airing on 06 October, 2012. The ad displayed McCaskill's experience when she met the rape victims and counseled them to support her for giving emergency contraception to rape victims which Akins has opposed.
Doctors are currently buzzing about new hormone therapy which helps to relieve some symptoms of menopause. This research was presented at the North American Menopause Society's conference in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday 03 October, 2012. The new hormone therapy involves the intake of estrogen and progesterone hormones in small doses.
As September is considered Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness month by proclamation of Gov. Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is reminding people that, how consumption of alcohol causes harm to pregnant women and their children. Along with their self health, they create adverse effects on the unborn child's health and unfortunately it perhaps results into death sometimes.