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Foods To Reverse Brain Damage

Foods To Reverse Brain Damage

Attempting challenging puzzles and reading up on the theory of relativity aren’t the only ways to keep your brain at its finest. The right diet also can do wonders, improving the brain’s function and even helping to reverse brain damage. Meanwhile, the opposite also is true. Poor diet choices not only hurt the waistline, but(…)

A Mosquito  Free Summer

A Mosquito Free Summer

I don’t know about you, but I got eaten alive being outdoors all of Fourth of July weekend.  If only I had put on the ParaKito Mosquito Repellent band earlier!  We received a product sample to facilitate our review of this product, all opinions are our own. We live outside in the summer and are(…)

Tips on Eating for You – And for Two

Tips on Eating for You – And for Two

Keep your body moving with high fiber foods including beans, whole-grain breads, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and high fiber cereals. The USDA recommends pregnant women eat 6-11 servings of grains and 4+ servings of vegetables a day. Dairy (or non-dairy alternatives) Drink your calcium! Whether you choose cow’s milk or non-dairy drinks like rice milk,(…)

Diaper Bag Essentials for Summer

Diaper Bag Essentials for Summer

As the weather warms, moms and dads across the country are ready to venture out with their little ones to the beach, pool, park and more. Just like your everyday purse, diaper bag items need to be updated based on the season and that means being armed with the necessities. Sure, diapers and wipes are(…)

Foods To Reverse Brain Damage

Foods To Reverse Brain Damage

Attempting challenging puzzles and reading up on the theory of relativity aren’t the only ways to keep your brain at its finest. The right diet also can do wonders, improving the brain’s function and even helping to reverse brain damage. Meanwhile, the opposite also is true. Poor diet choices not only hurt the waistline, but(…)

Combating childhood obesity – a family affair

Combating childhood obesity – a family affair

A number of factors contribute to becoming overweight or obese. Genetics, lifestyle habits, or a combination of both may be involved. In some instances, endocrine problems, genetic syndromes and medications can be associated with excessive weight gain. However, regardless of genetics or health conditions, lifestyle choices play a significant role in determining someone’s weight. Much(…)