Category: Fitness and nutrition
Most moms of young kids are less fit than they once were, probably mainly because you are too bust with parenting and the rest of life to even get working out on your to-do list. The thing is, physical exercise has so many benefits for you and your kid(s) that it is well worth making [...]
Puberty comes with so many physical and social changes that it’s hard for any teenager not to have a bout of low self esteem. Concerns about weight, eating, and the body in general are common in both girls and boys. Eating disorders are something lots of parents worry about, and with good reason. What types [...]
Are you considering a weight loss diet? You may plan to start by cutting out cookies and chips, but be careful. Limiting people’s choices of junk food makes them eat less junk food, but doesn’t help them to lose weight because they tend to compensate by eating more calories within other food groups, a new [...]
Dieting during pregnancy is safe for the fetus, according to a review of studies. The British Medical Journal analysis, published this week, looked at findings from 44 earlier studies in which over 7,000 expectant mothers took part. If you are pregnant and wondering if you can diet, it’s now safe to say you don’t need [...]
A lot of unpleasant ailments, including pregnancy complications, can be avoided by “simply” eating a healthy and balanced diet. Of course, fresh fruits and vegetables are key elements of that. And anyone can at least eat five a day, right? Well, at least not in the UK, according to a poll by the World Cancer Research [...]
Curcumin, a chemical in the spice turmeric commonly used in curries, is going to be tested to see if it kills bowel cancer tumors. The chemical is already known for a variety of health benefits including for dementia and stroke patient, and studies have proven that curcumin can destroy cancer cells in a lab setting.
Eating a nutritious and balanced diet is an essential part of anyone’s health, whether you are on a weight loss journey or just trying to look after your body. But knowing where to start can be quite the challenge! We put together 10 easy tips to improve your health, to start you off.
Many women carefully pack a selection of their favorite pre-pregnancy clothes in their hospital bag, along with baby outfits, diapers, and blankets. They look forward to wearing “their own clothes” again, only to be shocked when they still have a bit of a belly after they give birth. It’s true that postpartum weight loss begins [...]
Iron-deficiency can cause many problems, both short-term and long-term. If you are a vegetarian, or pregnant, you are more at risk of developing an iron deficiency. And if you have already been diagnosed, your doctor will quickly prescribe an iron supplement.