January is a time to take a look at the past year and make plans for the year ahead. For career-minded moms, it’s a good time to make resolutions that will lead to success in 2018. Interestingly, nearly 45 percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s resolutions, mainly for self-improvement. Although many resolutions aren’t kept, it’s important to make career-focused … [Read more...] about Career-Boosting Resolutions for Moms
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As registered dietitians, we work with a lot of moms. Most moms know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know studies show kids who eat breakfast have better scores on math, reading and standardized tests; are better able to pay attention; and have fewer absences and incidences of tardiness, compared to breakfast skippers? One of the comments we hear … [Read more...] about Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love!
It’s National Egg Salad Week! Wanna know how to eat egg salad to keep your energy level high? The key is to avoid using too much fatty mayo. Too much mayo makes you sluggish because it takes a long time to digest all of that fat; the blood and oxygen go to your stomach and stay there for hours to work on digestion, diverting it away from your brain and muscles. Make sure you … [Read more...] about Energy Boosting Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe
As the saying goes, “You are what you eat.” Never is that truer than when you’re pregnant or nursing– for both you and your baby. Pregnancy and new parenthood is a time to really focus on taking the best care of yourself since you’re now providing for two (or more!). Yet, even with the best intentions, many women struggle with being healthy when dealing with perinatal … [Read more...] about Mood Boosting Foods for Perinatal Depression