Eating for Comfort

Food offers us many benefits. It provides our bodies with fuel to perform the most basic functions like moving and breathing. Food nourishes our bodies with nutrients it needs to heal after surgeries or to rebuild after intense physical activity. It can be joyful to…

Teen Voices of COVID19: How are you staying entertained, active, healthy, and connected during social distancing?

In Teen Voices of COVID19, we interview the Center for Young Women’s Health teenage Peer Leaders for insight into their unique experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. Q: How are you staying entertained, active, healthy, and connected during social distancing? Njoki: My friends and I group…

Can Herbal Supplements Boost Immunity?

When viruses are spreading, many people look for products that can help prevent illness and improve their immune system. Your immune system is your body’s natural defense system against illness. Aisles of grocery stores and pharmacies contain pills, powders, lozenges and other forms of herbal…

Is Yogurt Good For You?

Traditionally, yogurt is a milk product made through a process called fermentation. Dairy yogurts may contain an abundance of live microorganisms called probiotics which are healthy bacteria for your gut! Probiotics are very beneficial to your health in many ways including maintaining a healthy digestive…

Green Tea and Your Health

Green tea is a very popular drink right now because of the supposed health benefits that come from drinking it. It is available as a cold bottled beverage, in tea bags, and in supplement (powder or pill) form. Even just googling “green tea benefits” makes…