Pregnancy Nutrition: 10 Diet Do’s and Don’ts

All intentions of healthy eating and striving for “perfect” nutrition during pregnancy can go right out the window with your positive pregnancy test. Eating leafy green vegetables may have been your goal but bagels and cream cheese seem to be more your reality. And if...

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10 Immune Boosting Foods For Kids

If it seems like your kids are sick nearly every week, it’s not your imagination. According to a 2014 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 25 percent of kids between ages 5 and 11 missed between 3 and 5 days of school during the previous 12...

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Why Juice For Kids Isn’t Healthy

Like milk, juice for kids is synonymous with childhood. We pack juice boxes for preschool, serve juice at birthday parties and some kids drink juice at every meal, all day, every day. Juice seems like something your kids should drink. It’s made with fruit, so it must...

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10 Healthy Energy-Boosting Foods For New Moms

After my husband and I brought our first child home from the hospital, I remember thinking, “what’s the big deal? I can do this!” The minute we walked in the door, he actually put on the TV and plopped down on the couch like not much had changed. I...

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10 Ways To Help Your Overweight Child

If your child is overweight, it’s normal to worry about his diet, if he’s getting enough exercise and the number on the scale. As kids grow, their weight can fluctuate all the time which is why your first stop should always be your child’s pediatrician. With growth...

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8 Reasons To Avoid Sugar During Pregnancy

Between fluctuating pregnancy hormones, morning sickness and intense cravings, rummaging through your kitchen pantry for cookies, chocolate, candy or a sugary treat can become a habit. Or if you hit a 4pm slump, downing some sugar for a quick boost of energy might do...

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