Breastfeeding Is Important Now More Than Ever

  Many women choose to breastfeed their babies for a variety of reasons and many individuals are realizing the benefits of it. Even legislators and people in power are realizing how important it is for women to breastfeed and they in turn have been making and upholding laws to ensure that a woman can breastfeed her child in public without having to face legal action. Now, more than ever, there are many reasons why it is important for a mother to breastfeed her child.

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How Cloves Heal Us

Cloves are great for your heart, digestive health, blood sugar, anti-inflammation and sexual health. The eugenol found in cloves may inhibit inflammatory progression in human cells, and IV infusions of clove has actually reduced lung cancer. Folk remedies use it for improving digestion, reducing flatulence, for coughing, and for teething or toothaches. It is a staple spice in many classic dishes in the US, India, Pakistan and China.

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#12: How Food Politics Affect Your Health, Part 2

Relationships between food industry lobbyists, nutrition guidelines, Big Agriculture affect not only our food system’s structure, but the messages we are exposed to about our food. Written by Andy Bellatti, MS, RD/N A significant part of this conversation touches on my thoughts about the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), formerly known as the American Dietetic Association (ADA). This professional organization represents over 70,000 Registered Dietitians in this country,

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How You Can Set Smarter Goals

If you’re like many Americans, you craft goals with good intentions, but then watch them fade like an old dream. If you’re like me, wasting time and energy on things that don’t materialize is painful. Goals that fail erode your self-confidence. If you are ready to get laser-focused and crystal-clear about making your goals a reality, this article is for you. You will learn how and why to craft SMARTER goals.What are SMARTER goals? So glad you asked!

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#8: How Food Affects Your Mood

About 15 million Americans suffer depression each year, and antidepressants are the most commonly prescribed medications. Clearly it’s an issue that touches so many people. But as an all-natural-kind of gal, I love to see research linking diet with depression. The general idea comes as no surprise, since most of us have learned in experiments with our own bodies that gobs of junk food usually means brain fog, moodiness and general discomfort. The Standard

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Boost your energy everyday

Has your energy abandoned you, leaving only a memory of better days? Bummer-deal energy or bad news health don’t have to conclude your fate! Here are simple, fool-proof strategies to for reclaiming your super-charge by fueling our body, mind and purpose every day. Meet our expert Laurie Erdman knows the story of fatigue and ill-health. What’s amazing is that she turned her MS diagnosis into an opportunity to re-write her health story. Once a high-powered attorney, she is now a health crusader, helping people rewrite their own health stories. In this interview, she talks shop with me on a lot.

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Just Married!

I owe you an apology. I’ve all but disappeared from the planet, and only to suddenly resurface with this news: I’m married! On June 16th, Mike and I hitched the horse with the pony. While I tried with all of my might to juggle the wedding planning, the prenuptial party, four jobs (one of them new), and a sprouting business, I just couldn’t do it all and stay sane. In fact, I did catch a mighty nasty bug just a week before the Big Day.

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