Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

Breastfeeding is one of the most natural human processes – but did you know it actually has a lot of advantages for babies and their mothers? Let’s look at the main benefits to consider for your family, including the benefits of breastfeeding vs. formula. Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby The many breastfeeding benefits for your baby include: Optimal Nutrition Since … Read More

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7 Healthy Back to School Tips to Start the Year Off Right

Many schools are starting back in August now, which means it’s time to start buying supplies and getting ready to jump back into the routine! But that’s not all—there’s a lot involved with a new school year. So here are some back to school tips focused on promoting good health all year long. Back to School Tips to Support Your … Read More

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Children’s Eye Health: Daily Safety and Nutrition Tips

If you’re reading this right now, you’re using two very important organs in your body: your eyes! Although we use our eyes to see, read and ultimately make sense of the world, their health doesn’t often get as much attention compared to other parts of the body. Since August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, we’re taking the opportunity … Read More

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5 Sun Safety Tips to Avoid Sun Damaged Skin This Summer

During warmer months, the sun’s rays are especially strong. And while a sunny day feels great and tans are popular, too much sun is a big risk to your health. The following sun safety tips will help you navigate the summer months in a way that’s friendly to your body’s largest organ: your skin! The Danger of Ultraviolet Sun Rays … Read More

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How to Make Eating Out Healthy: 7 Easy Rules to Follow

The best way to eat healthy meals is by making your own. But what if you’re traveling, on vacation, at a work dinner or having a nice dinner out with friends or family? There’s nothing wrong with eating out occasionally, but it can make eating more challenging. These simple guidelines can help you avoid the carb slump, beat the sodium … Read More

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Simple Tips for Making Healthy Salads (Plus 3 Unhealthy Salads to Never Eat)

Summer is in full-swing, and it’s the perfect time for cool, crisp, healthy salads. But you don’t need warm weather as an excuse to eat more greens and veggies. Salads are a great idea any time of year because they’re packed with fiber and important vitamins and minerals (like vitamins A, B, C, and E, calcium, magnesium, and potassium) you … Read More

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Sitting Too Much is Dangerous: 5 Ways to Move Your Body More

Did you know that sitting too much can increase your risk of almost every disease? A study from the American Cancer Society has demonstrated the dangers of sitting for too long. It suggests that women who sit for six or more hours per day increase their risk of dying early by 19 percent compared with women who sit less than … Read More

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Healthy and Refreshing Summer Foods

Warm weather meals generally call for different recipes than cold weather. Who wants soup when it’s 100 degrees outside?! So, we’ve Googled, read, and pulled out all the cookbooks in order to find some healthy and refreshing summer foods to enjoy. First, let’s explore some delicious in-season foods. If you’ve ever started your own back yard garden, or perhaps lived … Read More

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Men’s Health: Nutritional Help for 3 Common Male Health Risks

June is Men’s Health Month, which is a great reminder for men to make an appointment for their annual physical and take better care of their health. All too often, guys don’t pay enough attention to what’s going on inside their bodies. So, we want to highlight some main health concerns men face, as well as offer pointers for staying … Read More

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Summer Hair Care

The focus for many of our blog articles has been on summer and how to survive it safely! This week we’re going to cover what you should know about summer hair care. While most of you plan to get out and either walk the kids through the zoo or attend your HIIT class, you’re likely finding that sweat is causing … Read More

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