Nobody Likes a ‘Fat-Talker,’ Study Shows

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Women who engage in “fat talk” — the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies — are less liked by their peers, a new study from the University of Notre Dame finds. Led by Alexandra Corning, research associate professor of psychology and director of Notre Dame’s Body Image […]

Dining At Aphrodite’s Table

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Ah…Mighty Aphrodite, goddess of love and lust, said to drive suitors mad with desire. For centuries scientists have searched for the magic potion capable of unleashing the full force of human fertility, sexual potency, and sexual desire. Flash forward to modern times where specialized fields of medicine treat both impotence and infertility and the term […]

EXPOSURE 2013: Women’s Skateboarding Sponsorship

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I need your help to raise funds & awareness for my event! EXPOSURE is a benefit event that not only provides a much-needed avenue for pro and amateur female skateboarders to excel but this year has partnered with The Community Resource Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3),that raises money for victims of domestic violence. We encourage girls […]

15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore

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Women tend to be more vigilant than men about getting recommended health checkups and cancer screenings, according to studies and experts. They’re generally more willing, as well, to get potentially worrisome symptoms checked out, says Mary Daly, MD, oncologist and head of the department of clinical genetics at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. But […]

Assess Your Hormone Levels with a Saliva Test!

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Saliva hormone testing is an accurate and easy way for a man or a woman to assess their hormone levels. Many studies have shown this method of testing to be more accurate than that of blood testing. The hormones such as estradiol, progesterone, testosterone and estrogen, which you may have thought could only be tested […]

Talking About Being Old Is Important Indicator of Body Dissatisfaction

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Similar to talking about being fat, talking about being old is an important an indicator of body dissatisfaction, shows research in BioMed Central’s open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders. Body dissatisfaction is known to be correlated with, and predictive of, physical and mental health problems including binge eating, emotional eating, stress, low self-esteem, depression, […]

Women’s Body Talk: Perception Stronger Than Reality?

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How women think their friends feel about their bodies influences their own body concerns, according to a new study by Dr. Louise Wasylkiw and Molly Williamson from Mount Alison University in Canada. Their work, which examines the role of friends in young women’s body concerns, is published online in Springer’s journal Sex Roles. Research shows […]

Women Don’t Shit or Pee or Fart or Burp!

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These are the true stories…of a young woman…who decided to record her experiences…to inspire people to stop being polite…and start getting real…about pooping. We are marvelous freaks of nature whom God made unsoiled. Men are the gross ones, who piss, poop, burp, fart. Untainted, we smell like lavender, are effortlessly sexy and poised. Or, at […]

Dr. Oz Reveals How to Rev Up Your Metabolism All Day Long

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A good friend in her late 30s was recently telling me about her struggle to lose the five pounds she’d put on last winter. It wasn’t unusual for her to gain a little weight during the holidays, she said, but in years past, it would melt off by spring. This year was different. She was […]

10 Ways to Unleash Your Inner Superwoman – I ‘d Rather Be A Spirited Woman!

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Let’s face it ladies…there are more demands on us now then at any other time in history. Working. Going to school. Being mom of the year. Having a relationship. Looking good. Staying healthy. Being conscious. And trying not to ruin the planet while we are at it. Quite frankly being a Superwoman can be quite […]