Fifteen years ago, a single book I picked up in the Boston Airport helped me leave an abusive job, seek help for a spiraling eating disorder and pursue my passion for writing. There is no doubt, when I look back at the last decade plus, (during which I got healthy, married, had my first child and became a published author), that a book saved my life. Throughout my life, I’ve … [Read more...] about The Book That Saved My Life (and the books that are helping mom’s through the pandemic)
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When the weather starts getting chilly, we all want to bundle up and avoid the sniffling and sneezing that comes with the flu. A real flu can lay you low for days, if not weeks, and in general, it is far better to simply avoid it. If you have kids in the house, they are going to be exposed to all sorts of germs as they go to school and play, so make sure that your entire … [Read more...] about Influenza Prevention
Kombucha is a drink with an age-old recipe originating in the far east. The Chinese referred to it as the "Immortal Health Elixir." In recent years, Kombucha has become popular with the health conscious looking for an alternative to fizzy drinks packed with artificial sweeteners and red dye whatever! At first glance, you might just think Kombucha is a fizzy, yellow, sour liquid … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha
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?
High blood pressure (or hypertension) in pregnancy can be dangerous for your health and your baby's. Affecting about 6 to 8 percent of pregnancies in the United States, high blood pressure is more common in first-time pregnancies, in pregnant women under age 20 and over 40, if you're obese, or if having multiple babies. The most serious scare is preeclampsia, which can be … [Read more...] about 5 Foods for High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy