Claims have been sprouting up within the weight-loss industry of acai berries as a weight-loss superfood. Although acai berries provide valuable health benefits, they may not be effective in the quest to lose weight. Is the Acai Berry Really Effective in Weight Loss? What Are Acai Berries?Acai berries come from acai palm trees (Euterpe oleracea) in the Amazon river basin … [Read more...] about Is the Acai Berry Really Effective in Weight Loss?
When your child has a medium to high fever--usually 101 degrees F or higher, some pediatricians recommend alternating Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin (ibuprofen) to help reduce the fever. Each medication has different timing for the doses, which can confuse parents who are worried about over medicating their children. Laramie Pediatrics in Laramie, Wyo., points out that the … [Read more...] about How to Alternate Tylenol & Motrin for a Fever
After you've delivered your baby, you may think that the rough part is over and that your body will return to normal over the next few months. In most cases, this will be true. But the fluctuation of hormones after you give birth can trigger post-pregnancy headaches. You may also experience a headache if you chose to receive an epidural during delivery. Post-Pregnancy … [Read more...] about Post-Pregnancy Headaches
"You’re allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously." Fitness is about getting a little uncomfortable. By that I mean the willingness to discover your boundaries, find your limits and the commitment to push through them. The benefits of working out and fitness go far beyond the booty and the bod. It really is about so much more. I blog about … [Read more...] about Brooke Burke: Fitness Tips, Recipes + My Eating Plan
Research has told us for decades how important it is to exercise and keep our bodies healthy. For many people, getting enough exercise is a regular struggle. For some, however, exercise becomes an obsession that can be detrimental to health and well-being. I once had a client who would wake up at 4:00am every morning to ensure she could spend 2 hours in the gym each morning … [Read more...] about What Are Signs of Exercise Addiction