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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(…)

The 10-Step Sugar Detox Plan For You And Your Children

The 10-Step Sugar Detox Plan For You And Your Children

For adults who crave candy and ice cream almost as much as their children, the bad news on sugar continues to pour in. Earlier this year, research into sugar’s deleterious effects showed a connection to cancer, heart disease and diabetes. More recently, the American Dental Association reminded parents just how bad sugar is for their(…)

Get Ready for Summer with Strawberry Souffle Face Mask

Get Ready for Summer with Strawberry Souffle Face Mask

Summer is around the corner and my face desperately needs a rejuvenation!  My face is dry from the winter and despite all the moisturizer I’ve used, it just doesn’t feel good.  My go to hydration formula is 7th Heaven’s Strawberry Souffle Face Mask. Summer in England conjures up images of beautiful skin and courtside strawberries(…)