Health and Fitness

Four Servings of Fruits and Veggies that Will Fit in Your Purse

What did you have for breakfast? Was it a healthy picture of nutrition or did you grab some kind of packaged bar, donut or just skip it all together? As a nation, we don’t consume enough fruits and vegetables each day, and our health suffers. It affects everything from our …

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Health and Fitness

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Day

This is a partnered post with Advil® Cold & Sinus. All opinions remain my own. We’ve all been there, mornings, where we start out with a long list to do followed by an evening, spent wondering where the day escaped to. It seems there are never enough hours in the …

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BabyHealth and Fitness

Your Child’s Baby Teeth Could Be A Potential Cure

In the whirlwind of my pregnancy, I never got around to researching how to store my son’s umbilical cord for the potential use of its stem cells. I was certain that I had lost my chance. From time to time I felt a pang of guilt as I considered the …

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Health and Fitness

What’s In Your Purse Could Help Save a Life

I am participating in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central and hosted by the makers of Bayer® Aspirin. I have received compensation to thank me for my participation. All opinions expressed are my own. There is a heart attack every 42 seconds in the United States. This statistic …

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FamilyHealth and Fitness

Ways to Inspire a Healthier Family

Our children learn by example, and as parents we are their prime examples of how to eat, stay fit, and reach our full potential. With the beginning of a new year and all of the resolutions we make, do any of your resolutions promote more than just a healthier you? …

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Health and FitnessTips & Tricks

How to Make Time for More Sleep

“Over 70 million Americans suffer from disorders of sleep and wakefulness.” – SleepMed Are you one of these Americans? From daily stress to not enough time, sleep often becomes the first daily necessity to suffer. It is the only place we can seem to find time we can shave off …

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Health and Fitness

Introducing Mindfulness and Meditation to Motherhood

I’ve never been the type of person who stressed out easily. I work best under pressure and generally plow through obstacles with the reassurance that there are few things life throws us at that can’t be handled if only we persevere. Then, the year 2015 happened. In the thick of …

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Health and Fitness

No More Excuses to Avoid Your Daily Greens

I grew up thinking that potato chips were a vegetable. My household wasn’t exactly wise to nutrition and most of our groceries were prepackaged foods that met the needs of a family with six children- cheap, ready made, and with enough taste to prevent whining. This has led me down …

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Food and WineHealth and FitnessTips & Tricks

Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips from a Registered Dietician

Are you the type of person that reads the labels on every item you put in your grocery basket and carefully chooses only the best foods…until your phone starts ringing, your kids are whining, people keep bumping into your basket while you halfheartedly read the ingredient list, and you realize that you …

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FamilyHealth and Fitness

9 Times When Express Care at Home is Invaluable

Earlier this summer I discovered just how convenient it was to see an online health care provider. Whether it’s for treating a case of sinusitis from the comfort of home, getting a prescription refill without a lengthy office visit, or accessing health care while traveling, there are many great reasons …

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Health and Fitness

10 Health Benefits of Adding Flax Seed to Your Diet

One of the oldest fiber crops in the world, Flax has been cultivated since the times of Ancient Egypt. Today, due to the benefits of flaxseed that come from this ancient fiber, its has become a popular dietary supplement with its abundant nutrient power and health benefits. Flaxseed’s health benefits come …

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Health and Fitness

Pokemon Go + Health App double dipping

Recently there have been a few people poo-pooing on the Pokemon Go app, but I think that anything that gets people outside and moving is a great idea. Since downloading Pokemon Go, we have never been more active. Suddenly it seems easy to the find time for a morning walk around the …

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Health and Fitness

8 Fat Burning Foods You Should Be Eating

They say you are what you eat and it couldn’t be truer. If you eat nothing but unhealthy foods, you’re not going to be healthy. If you eat fat burning foods, you’re going to start losing weight by burning fat. If you’re looking for some fat-burning foods, here are some …

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Health and Fitness

5 Great Reasons To Get Back Into Shape

Exercising more and eating better will do more than help you get back into shape by burning off fat and building muscle. A new health and fitness regimen will also help you feel terrific all day and sleep well at night. Although this transformation may appear almost magical, there is …

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Health and Fitness

20 Healthy Snack Swaps to Help Curb Your Cravings

I love what I do. As a writer and photographer, I love sharing parenting, technology, and travel with the world. I love capturing moments for a family that they can cherish forever. But there is a very unglamorous side to my work. It’s long hours spent at a computer screen …

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Health and Fitness

Home Remedies for a UTI

If you have ever experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI) then you are all too familiar with the pain and discomfort this brings to your life. Did you ever wonder why UTI rhymes with cry? Yeah, because that’s what you will be doing a lot of when you have this …

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