Tower Garden Growing

The first time I saw a Tower Garden it was love at first sight. I was at a health seminar given by Dr. David Katz and behind him was a Tower filled with a bounty of fresh produce. It almost didn’t seem real, the food looked that good. After finding out more about it and the convenience of growing fruits, vegetables and plants on a Tower Garden, I knew I had to have one.

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Why Am I So Tired?

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon for people to feel fatigued, and to chalk it up to simply working too many hours and sleeping too little. Women with PCOS may feel particularly more tired due to insulin resistance (resistant cells prevent glucose from supplying adequate energy). But what if you are not just tired but exhausted? All. The. Time. While minor lifestyle changes can boost your energy, sometimes there may be more serious underlying conditions that are draining you. Here are some surprising reasons you may be running on empty.

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Interview with top PCOS researcher Dr. Lisa Moran

It was a thrill for me to interview Dr. Lisa Moran, BSc (Hons), BND, PhD, the leading diet and lifestyle researcher for PCOS. Dr. Moran is a dietitian and National Heart Foundation Research Fellow at The Robinson Institute, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology and The University of Adelaide, Australia. She has written over 70 publications on PCOS. I welcome you to watch the interview which discusses diet strategies, weight loss, exercise, and unique weight management challenges women with PCOS face.

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Francesca Ruscio Opens Up about Having PCOS

She’s the Weather Anchor for PHL17 Morning News and wore the crown as Miss Philadelphia 2013, but what most people don’t know about Francesca Ruscio is that she also has a medical condition affecting 10% of women in the U.S. called PCOS. Francesca sat down with us to talk about what it’ was like to wear the crown and to be able to spread awareness of PCOS to a large audience.

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Wake Up! Time to Get More Z’s

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When was the last time you had a great night sleep? Are you too sleep-deprived to remember? Then this article is for you. Feeling tired is only one sign that you aren’t getting enough sleep. The effects of sleep loss run deep; it can affect your long-term health and your weight. Sleep disturbances, including insufficient sleep, poor sleep quality, insomnia, and especially obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) , are considered independent risk factors for the development and worsening of insulin resistance. Learn how getting more sleep can help your PCOS.

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