All Blog Posts Tagged 'health' (431)

Food bloggers: Can you lend me a recipe?

To all my food blogger friends and chefs debonair:

I need your help. I am on a mission to try 100 new recipes in the next year. I have lots of recipe books and websites to help me, but I thought I would reach out to the experts: Other moms.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on November 9, 2013 at 7:49pm — No Comments

As a woman, I'm not really qualified to write about this

I'll be upfront about this - I am not qualified to write about circumcision. And it's because I am a woman. But I want to talk about it anyway.

The Center for Disease Control reports that the choice to circumcise boys is on the decline in the U.S. The…

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Added by Lauren Markman on November 6, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Do You Compromise Your Health

Compromises have no place in our lives when it comes to our health and well-being. There is only one…

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Added by Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner on November 5, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Would you want your child's health records online?

It was six weeks after having my son. My C-section scar was recovering nicely, I had giant breasts from nursing and like all mothers of babies, I was incredibly sleep deprived. There I stood with seven pages of forms to fill out to enroll my son into school, and I had full-on mommy brain. I tried my best to answer their questions:

Weight? No idea. It…
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Added by Lauren Markman on October 25, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Pumpkins ~ Not Just a Decoration Staple

Landscapes across the country are vibrantly changing to a colorful array of russet, orange, gold and shades of red. With that beautiful display of nature’s pageantry, is the excited anticipation of our fall season holidays,…

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Added by Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner on October 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Is your child a Nervous Nelly when it's time for a visit to the doctor?

Here are some helpful tips thanks to Mountainland Pediatrics:

  • Talk about doctor visits in a positive way. Read fun books to your child about doctor visits prior to your appointment.
  • If your child asks if the shot or procedure will hurt, don't fib about it; get down at your child's eye-level and explain that the shot may hurt a little for a few seconds.
  •  Allow your child some control regarding the appointment. Let them choose which toy they want to bring with…
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Added by Stacy Hladek on July 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

6 Ways To Drink Yourself Into Drinking Water

Gatorade....... H2O, Gatorade........ H2O! Do you guys remember that scene from the movie The Water Boy. In the movie, Bobby Bouche (Adam Sandler) is a water boy playing for a college football team. Bobby has a passion for water, sharing it, taking care of it and educating people on it. Although the film is centered around Bobby quickly rising to one of the greatest college line backers in the movie, his love and passion for water is profound.

Have you ever stopped to think…

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Added by Miss Worrell on July 22, 2013 at 12:31pm — 4 Comments

Food, Calories and Metabolism

Understanding how your body will use the calories you consume can help you in setting up your nutritional program. Simply counting calories will not lead to body fat loss.

Not all foods are burned completely to produce energy. Some of them are only partially degraded to provide building blocks to support repair and growth. 

Generally speaking, the calories coming from protein are used to maintenance, repair and growth of new tissue and organs. 

Calories from…

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Added by Celinet Ortiz on June 7, 2013 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Preventing or Decreasing Long-term Problems in Children

Parents/primary caregivers are the most important advocate for their children in all areas of their development, including social-emotional.  May is Mental Health Awareness month.     Children as young as newborns can have social-emotional issues.  Research shows, behavior problems that surface in early childhood are the single best predictor for several long-term outcomes, such as adolescent delinquency, gang involvement, incarceration, substance abuse, divorce, unemployment (Center for…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on May 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Cost of Permanent Press

Nobody would argue that people are busier than ever these days.  Between work, spouse, children, home and other commitments, there is more and more competition for our time.  And those companies that manufacture goods understand this and cater to the demands of convenience and ease.  But at what cost?

After…

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Added by Penny Roach on April 16, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Is over-eating causing you problems???

Isn’t it time you took back control of your weight management?*



It’s no secret… when you feel full, you eat less. Eating less + healthy diet and exercise = Healthy Weight Management.*



But until now.. hunger and overeating have been the enemy of even the most disciplined dieter.*



Skinny Fiber’s unique fiber blend Expands 50x it’s size in your stomach, which can help trigger your brain to feel it’s full to help you eat less.



Simply take Skinny Fiber ( 2…

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Added by Mary Asbury on April 1, 2013 at 7:48pm — No Comments

6 Tips to Improving Negative Self Talk

Original Content from Oh, Just Stop Already

Think Positive

Credit: Jean Julius/Wikimedia

Does your mind work in the ways of a hamster wheel? Once something bad happens you find yourself…

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Added by Chelle on March 29, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

It's Not Rocket Science

Last week, I did a post about the child obesity epidemic in the United States.  In that post, the first point I wanted to make is that food is fuel.  When you realize that very fact, it becomes easier to make better choices.   It’s all about how you view yourself.

If you could buy yourself a brand new car and money was not an option, what kind of car would it be?  Visualize that car.  Imagine yourself in the driver’s seat.  Take in that “new car” smell – actually don’t…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 26, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Is your heart heading for disaster?

Have you been told by the doctor that you have high cholesterol? Does it concern you? I have and yes it does concern me. The build-up of plaque in the arteries, called Atherosclerosis, can be very serious. With an unhealthy diet, cholesterol collects in the artery walls and can cause deadly heart attacks. I for one, would love to be around to see my grandkids, if my son ever has any that is (he is a little shy, but that’s a whole other blog…lol). In my research, I have learned that certain…

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Added by Mary Asbury on March 19, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Children - The New Faces of Obesity

It’s no secret that obesity is a problem in the United States.  And in spite of the fact that a hunger problem exists as well, our population as a whole eats more and moves less than the citizens of other countries.  Sadly, it’s no longer just affecting adults, but children as well.  Even though medicine has made huge strides and people, on average, are living longer, it has been said that today’s generation of children and teenagers may not live as long as their parents will.  So,…

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Added by Penny Roach on March 19, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Awesome Power of Music

In my family, we are serious, music-loving fools.  Now, granted, none of us can actually play an instrument (well, not yet anyway!), but we sure as heck appreciate people who can.  Yep, we dig it so much that it's generally playing in our house in some form or fashion 24/7.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 27, 2013 at 6:15pm — 1 Comment

Nifty Niacin - It's Not Just a Word on Your Cereal Box!

If you would have asked me a few years ago what niacin was, I would have likely said it was one of those funny sounding vitamins that I used to read on the side of the cereal box in the morning.  And it is.  But it was only recently that I realized just how important this little gem of a vitamin really…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 27, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Watch Your Steps, Lady!

Wordless Wednesday as some blogs post up on this day... but as for me, it is a OUCH OUCH day...



Very early this morning I went for my breakie in a not-so-familiar food court.  It was quite crowded and most of the tables were occupied... Instead of looking for a table first, my eyes were up on the stalls' banners .... doing just that, I paid the price... cos....



All of a sudden, my right leg twisted and I came tumbling down on the floor...then only I realized that there…

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Added by Reanaclaire on February 27, 2013 at 8:07am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

I apologize for being MIA on here lately, but unfortunately, my father had a bad stroke and was hospitalized.  It's been pretty horrific to say the least, but rest assured, I HAVE been keeping a mental list of wacky things I've learned.  And here they are:

** The…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 15, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

SEE What These Foods Can Do For You!

When I was growing up, most people I knew must have had pretty good vision.  I say that because contact lenses weren’t the norm like they are today.  If a person couldn’t see well, that person wore glasses.  And most of the people I knew didn’t.

Sure, my grandparents wore glasses, as did the lady at the front desk of our library, and probably a couple of…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 8, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

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