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Eating For Quality When Pregnant

There is a common misconception while pregnant, that eating for two means you need to consume more food. While pregnant you only need 250 -300 more calories then you do before you were pregnant. Chances are if you are eating a typical American diet you are getting way over the daily calories needed even without a baby growing inside. Instead of worrying about eating enough food, focus more on its value. Everything you put in your mouth goes right into your babys development, forming the structure from which they will grow. The healthier you eat the better you will feel and the stronger your body will be to support your pregnancy. You can shift your awareness simply asking yourself these two questions: How is this food feeding me? How is this fueling my babys development?

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Beat that Cold with Hot Turmeric Milk

In Ayurveda turmeric milk is used for coughs and colds. It is thought black pepper aids in the absorption of turmeric’s healing properties. Turmeric itself helps stop inflammation in the body and is used to help relieve swelling and pain. Turmeric is thought of as ‘natural aspirin’ in Ayurvedic medicine. Ginger is used to help…

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6 Ways To Keep Your Child’s Bathroom Clean And Green

Want some great tips to help you keep your child’s bathroom free of harsh chemicals and toxic fumes. Try some of these ideas and green alternatives to help the environment and your little one! 1. Ditch the Liquid Soap Somewhere along the way liquid soap replaced good old fashioned bar soap, and we’re not sure why. What we do know is that bar soap lasts quite a bit longer and is a lot more eco-friendly with its packaging. The average bar soap is wrapped in a slip of paper or cardboard, which can be recycled or even better, composted.

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New Tra-Dish: Sausage and Pepper Stuffed Shells

The following post is sponsored byRagPut a fun new spin on a classic recipe and make a New Tra-Dish! This one comes from Jessica from Savory Experiments, who came up with a great twist on the traditional dinner dishSausage and Peppers.And DROOL! Could her recipe for Sausage and Pepper Stuffed Shells look any more delicious? Doubtful!Check it out below:Rag has been a household name since its initial debut in …