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Kiwi and its Many Health Benefits

What’s in a Name? For this fruit, quite a lot! The kiwi, originally called the Chinese gooseberry and later the “sunny peach”, was renamed the…


The Tale of Kale

Kale is a dark leafy green vegetable that contains lots of healthy nutrients. Why is Kale so great? Kale has a high amount of good…


Superfoods: Cranberries

From great ways to eat them to their nutritional packed powers, cranberries are one super food you’ll want to include in your family’s diet! The…


Cherry Berry Bliss

Cherries are delicious little red balls that contain a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and the building blocks of muscle known as amino acids.…


Boost Up With Blueberries

Want to keep your mind sharp, lower your cholesterol, keep your bones strong and prevent hardening of your arteries? Then blueberries are for you! They’re sweet taste may…


Quick & Nutrient-dense Meals for the Mother-To-Be

Many women use pregnancy as an excuse to “eat for two”. Pregnancy is a time when a woman needs more calories, but this is due…


Is It Safe to Ingest Caffeine During Pregnancy?

There are so many mixed messages floating around regarding caffeine consumption during pregnancy. One day, the news network may highlight a study claiming it is…


The ABC’s of Growing a Healthy Baby, Part 3

Continue Making Healthy Choices. Eat your fruits and vegetables: You will need to eat a variety of foods to get the needed nutrients for you and…


The ABC’s of Growing a Healthy Baby, Part 2

Begin Supplementing Your Diet. Prenatal Vitamin: Your doctor might want you to take a prenatal vitamin. If you do take a prenatal supplement, make sure you’re…


The ABC’s of Growing a Healthy Baby, Part 1

You may be trying to remember the jingle for the “ABC” song before your baby is born, but it’s more important to know the ABC’s…


Fish Consumption During and After Pregnancy

Remember when being pregnant or nursing was a time when the mother or mother-to-be could eat whatever she wanted, without monitoring the frequency or portion size of…


Tips for Breastfeeding Multiples

For Moms who want to breastfeed their multiples, keep the following tips in mind: First and foremost, make sure to spend time with each baby…


Thinking About Breastfeeding?

There are so many decisions to make when you are having a new baby. You’ll need to decide on what car seat to buy, which…


Preparing For Breastfeeding During Pregnancy

Breastfeeding is one of the most important things you can do for the health and well-being of your baby. Your breast milk is specifically designed…