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How to Help Your Kids Develop Healthy Habits


How to Help Your Kids Develop Healthy Habits

Every parent wants their child to grow up to be as healthy as possible. Sadly, rates of childhood obesity in this country have skyrocketed, increasing over 800% since 1982. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obese youths have a far more likely chance of developing heart disease and high cholesterol as they age. They are also most likely...[ read more ]

Eating Healthy without a Diet – Why it Matters

A quick search on Google will bring up myriad trending diets that claim to help people lose weight. The problem with a majority of these diets is, they aren’t very healthy. The cabbage soup diet? Baby food diet? The “five-bite” diet? Not only are many fad diets unhealthy, but some are also downright dangerous!The truth is, eating healthy can help...[ read more ]

Setting Nutritional New Year’s Resolutions the Healthy Way

It’s that time of year when most of us think about setting our New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like a lot of people, you may have a goal of “losing weight” or “getting healthier.” These are obviously great goals to have, and making changes to your diet is one of the best ways to reach both.The problem is, too many...[ read more ]

How to Prevent Gestational Diabetes

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Gestational diabetes is a short-term condition that occurs during pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gestational diabetes affects roughly 2% to 10% of pregnancies in the United States. Women with gestational diabetes have higher-than-normal blood sugar levels during pregnancy.There are pregnancy complications associated with gestational diabetes. One of the most serious is called preeclampsia, which can...[ read more ]

What Causes Bloating and How to Prevent It

Most of us have probably experienced that sensation: our stomach feels like it is slowly being filled with air from a bike pump. We don’t know if something is going to come up or go the other way. And after a certain point we don’t even care; we just want the discomfort to STOP!This is bloat and many people experience...[ read more ]

Eat Right for You and Baby

Most pregnant women know how important it is to take care of themselves during their pregnancy. They know to get plenty of rest and to never smoke or drink alcohol. But not every soon-to-be mother understands just what an impact her diet has on her baby’s health and well-being.New research is suggesting that a mother’s diet during pregnancy not only...[ read more ]

Tips for Staying Healthy While Working from Home

For some people, working from home is a normal routine. This is, after all, the gig economy, and many people have been freelancing, making a living from their home office for many years now. But for others, working from home is a completely new phenomenon brought about by the global pandemic. For this second group of people, working from home...[ read more ]

Using Adaptogens for Stress/Sleep

If you’re like most people, you deal with your fair share of stress. And often, this stress leads to an inability to get the quality of sleep necessary for optimal health and well-being. Often, people turn to harmful substances to deal with stress. Whether it’s drinking too much or eating processed “comfort” foods, these unhealthy stress beaters tend to make...[ read more ]

Intuitive Eating During COVID-19

COVID-19 can be compared to freshmen year of college – it’s stressful, you feel overwhelmed, and it’s way too easy to pack on an extra 15 pounds! Many of us, having been stuck at home and dealing with stress for the past 4-5 months, have found our eating habits have taken a nosedive. So how do we remedy this? Many...[ read more ]