"An apple a day keeps the Dr away" is an old Welsh proverb that most of us are familiar with, but why is an apple a day so important? Keep reading to find out.
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A recent study done by the FDA shows that there is lead in baby food. Here are two things you can do to combat lead in your baby food.
Diabetes is an ever-growing health crisis. Worldwide, over 300 million people suffer from Type 2 (formerly called “adult onset”) diabetes, and those numbers continue to rise. Researchers in Sweden have identified a compound in your mom’s favorite crunchy green vegetable that may change how we treat diabetes.
Benefits Of Parents And Caregivers Playing With Children For Child Development Are More Than Imagined
Fun With Your Kids Has Serious Consequences. Children need play for healthy development. Play is like the language of children. It a big part of how they interact with and get to know the world around them. How they feel safe and grow. Just as much, they need us - their attentive, present caregivers. The way we play with them teaches them how to feel and think about the world around them and, most importantly, themselves.
According to the CDC out of the 1.5 million species of fungi, only about 300 of those can make people sick. Fungal infections not only affect different parts of your body and skin, they can also affect your lungs and even infect your brain. So, here are the foods and herbal oil can be used to treat fungal infections naturally
Hair loss is a big issue, nobody wants to lose something that is such a big part of who they are and their image. Here’s a list of what may be causing your hair to fall out and the top three vitamins for women that help with hair loss.
This easy DIY natural dog and cat urine removal home remedy method can eliminate the pet urine smell from your home forever, repelling your pet from ever returning for a repeat performance.
Follow These 4 Surprising Healthy Snacks Guidelines For Weight Loss and Energy (Plus 10 of Our Favorites)
Healthy snacks are a part of a healthy diet. Plan your day to have these on-the-go delicious treats with you wherever you go and you will be more likely to stay on your diet plan and see the weight loss results you want. We first have to know what makes up a healthy snack so we know what we are looking for when we grab something quick. Follow these tips and you can’t go wrong.
The homeschooling movement is growing like never before. Thankfully, homeschooling is legal in all 50 United States and all 10 Canadian Provinces. The law varies, however, from State-to-State and Province-to-Province, so it is important that as a homeschool parent, you know and comply with the law.
This one plant called Moringa Oleifera plant, also known, as drumstick tree or horseradish tree has been scientifically proven to have anti-diabetic and anti-obesity capabilities. Keep reading to know more about what scientists observed!
Celery juice can be life changing and good, especially for diabetics who suffer with kidney, heart, liver and vascular complications, when taken daily due to its anti-inflammatory and blood pressure lowering properties, which are backed by research.
Including effective exercise in your daily routine helps you as a busy Mom set a positive example for your child now and in the years to come.
If you are struggling with your weight, the good news is that you do not have to stay this way. Losing weight can reduce your chances of developing these diseases. Below are some proven ways to lose weight without making really big changes.
As you progress in your pregnancy, you may have heard of a thing called kick counts. While at first pregnancy kick counts were something that I would never do or do occasionally, I was wrong. It has become a part of my daily routine.
Just because something is legal doesn't make it safe and car seat safety is no exception.
Before you decide starting a home based, direct sales business know what you are signing up for.
Children are especially prone to them and I’ve even gotten a few as an adult. If you don’t want to have to go to the doctor and use antibiotics, these are the essential oils you will want to use: Basil and Melaleuca.
These DIY Gardening and Creative Container Ideas To Spice Up Your Summer Are Also Great For Kids Activities
Enjoy these simple DIY ideas to get your summer garden started or add some spice and creative color to it! You’ll be amazed how easy and fun it can be. Include the kids in the process and it makes for an educational and healthy activity. However big or small your goals, growing some of your own food and flowers is worth the effort, and with these fun tips you can save time, space and money.
Whether you are having a hospital birth or home birth, it is vital you have a birth plan.
I have been calling French fries or fried potatoes ‘death fries’ for years since I gave up carbs in 1977. Other carbs like sugar and rice were simply labeled ‘white death’. The negative connotation made it easier to avoid something I ate several times a week when I was growing up and knew weren’t the best choice. Now, a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) may have proven me right.
Did you know that going to bed with wet hair or constantly allowing your hair to be wet and never fully drying, is bad for your health? The most common health issue linked to 'wet hair' is related to fungal infections. Here you will find out the science behind this fact, and the top 3 hairdryers that may stop you from getting getting fungal infections.
How to make new friends after 40 when you feel like its hopeless and have not friends at 40.
You know the feeling. You open up your mailbox, and immediately break out into a cold sweat. There it is: the official envelope. Before you even open it, you know - you have been summoned for jury duty. Your head swims, thinking of all of the other things you had planned for that week.
The Female-Friendly Herb That Increases Milk Flow For New Mothers And Ends Menopause Symptoms In Aging Women
Fennel is a female-friendly, multi-tasking herb that is both pleasant tasting, highly nourishing and an effective natural remedy for many ailments without any known side-effects. Fennel can be eaten raw or cooked and is always readily available at your local supermarket.
My Children and I Were Silent for Five Minutes. Here's What Happened When We Began to Practice Mindfulness
A house full of children is a house full of chaos. With our tablets and phones, Netflix and Minecraft, with our Amazon Echo, our radios and TVs, with a barking dog and sibling squabbles we are constantly in a state of massive over-stimulation. One day last month, it became abundantly clear to me that I had simply had ENOUGH.
4th of July has always been my favorite time of year. Summer, friends, and barbecue are what come with this time of year, especially being a Military Brat. However, this year will be different for me than any other year. This will be the first year that I will be pregnant with my baby girl. Instead of reaching for a cold one, I’ll be reaching for that water bottle and there will be a few more changes to come. Join me in this article and see what other changes will be made for myself and any other pregnant moms out there.
Whether they're aware of it or not, one of the first things people do when they're holding a very young baby is take a deep whiff.
The statistics on obesity are not only disheartening they are downright scary. One in ten people world-wide, including children, are considered obese and the consequences are adults and children with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and other health issues. Despite a growing problem, if you know the seven ‘E’s of healthy eating and lifestyle, you can help your child avoid obesity now and forever.
Okra vegetable offers many health benefits because its is packed with vitamin A, C and K. It has also been scientifically proven to fight cancer and diabetes. So, here are 5 delicious recipes with okra!
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