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Can Good Nutrition Really Improve Your Physical and Mental Strength?

Can Good Nutrition Really Improve Your Physical and Mental Strength?

GUEST BLOG POST Can Good Nutrition Really Improve Your Physical and Mental Strength? Food is fuel—there’s no doubt about it. Eating healthy foods—those rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and other nutrients—leads to many benefits for both your mind and body. So, if you’re looking to improve your physical and mental strength, good nutrition is the way to go. Keep reading to find out how it can positively affect you. Physical Strength Energy There are some days you just feel run down and unable to lift a finger. Most of us, when we feel this way, grab a...

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SLEEP DEPRIVATION AND WEIGHT GAIN - WHAT’S THE LINK?

SLEEP DEPRIVATION AND WEIGHT GAIN - WHAT’S THE LINK?

If you've ever needed some real motivation to turn in early, or on schedule, for your beauty sleep, here you have them.  With life creeping in, you may find that you're gaining weight, feeling tired, and just struggling to get through the day.  While there are many detrimental effects to less sleep, one connection that seems to elude most people is the one between sleep and weight. There may not be an obvious link between sleep deprivation and your weight, but more and more research is showing just how important sleep is for your mood, mental performance, overall health and...

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Pediatric Constipation

Pediatric Constipation

Pediatric Constipation After having a wonderful second pregnancy, I delivered a healthy, sweet little girl.  Along with this sweet birth, came the old familiar feelings of Post-Partum Depression that I had with my first child.  It wasn’t as strong, but I recognized it right away, and did something about it immediately.  That meant no breast-feeding, despite my motherly instincts and the chatter in my head, and the rehashing of all of the statistics and studies and reports I’ve read and know about regarding child health and breast-feeding, I just was not able to do it.  Physically, my body was not...

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