With flu season reaching its peak in January, my office will soon start filling up with parents and their children who are sick with a cold or the flu. The influenza virus causes a staggering 32 million missed school days and 100 million missed days of work. Symptoms of the flu are often hard to distinguish from those of a common cold; coughing, sneezing, runny nose, … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Surviving Cold & Flu Season
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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 … [Read more...] about Eating For Quality When Pregnant
Having low iron levels can lead to anemia - which is especially important to be aware of during conception and pregnancy. When you are pregnant, the baby will drain your iron supplies, leaving the baby happy in your tummy, but leaving you lightheaded and sluggish. Even though supplements are always an option, it is preferred that you get your iron from food sources. … [Read more...] about Iron Rich Foods for Pregnant Women
Winter is coming, and that means germs are a-spreadin’. How do you prevent a cold from ruining you or your child’s week? Here are a few great tips to keep you and your loved ones healthy: Stop using antibacterial soap! Yes, washing your hands is super important. However, you should be using a soap that has skin protecting ingredients like aloe and cocoa butter … [Read more...] about Don’t Get Sick This Year!
Switching to a shorter hairstyle seldom takes longer than waiting for an opening with your stylist, but growing out a cut requires patience and persistence. Although your genetic makeup plays a major role in determining the rate of your hair growth, proper styling procedures, as well as a nutritious diet that contains adequate vitamins, can help your hair grow at the fastest … [Read more...] about Vitamins to Make Your Hair Grow Faster