Women

Packaged fish What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration; Environmental Protection Agency.

Recommendations for safe consumption of seafood for women who may become pregnant, pregnant women, nursing mothers and young children.


For Your Heart!

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Based on answers to questions, this site provides women with information on nutrition, exercise, cholesterol, blood pressure and other factors related to heart health.


Fact sheet on Alternatives to Hormone Therapy: Herbs & Phytoestrogens

National Women's Health Network.

Provides an overview of research on products promoted as alternatives to hormone therapy for women experiencing menopausal symptoms.


Fortify Your Folate Levels Before Becoming Pregnant

USDA. ARS. Baylor College of Medicine. Children's Nutrition Research Center.

Learn why folate (folic acid) is very important to know about before you become pregnant.


The Heart Truth logo The Heart Truth for Women-The Heart Truth for Latinas: An Action Plan (PDF | 347 KB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Heart disease is the #1 killer of Latinas in the United States. Find out what you can do to lower your chances of getting it.


Purple Question Mark on a Bright Green Background Questions and Answers About Black Cohosh and the Symptoms of Menopause

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Provides answers to common questions about the use of black cohosh for treatment of menopausal symptoms.


Menopause and Weight Gain

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.

Learn what causes weight gain as we age and what can be done about it.


Health Problems in African American Women: Heart Disease

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Heart disease is the main cause of death in African American women. Learn what you can do to reduce your chances of developing it.