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Avocados change belly fat distribution in women, controlled study finds

An avocado a day could help redistribute belly fat in women toward a healthier profile, according to a new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and collaborators. One hundred and five adults with overweight and obesity participated in a randomized controlled trial that provided one meal a day for 12 weeks. Women who consumed… Read More »

Why ‘battered woman syndrome’ is not a straightforward defence for women who kill

Breadcrumb Trail Links Women News Health Canada Helen Naslund got 18 years for killing her abusive husband in his sleep. Now she’s seeking to have it reduced. ‘It feels like I’m in HELL, with no way out’ Author of the article: Tyler Dawson Publishing date: Aug 13, 2021  •  August 13, 2021  •  8 minute… Read More »

Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women

Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from a depressive disorder.  In addition, they are vulnerable to mood disorders associated with reproductive functioning, specifically premenstrual dysphoric disorder, perinatal depression, and perimenopausal depression. There is strong evidence to indicate that biological factors (genetic vulnerability,… Read More »