What Are The Risks of Smoking During Pregnancy?

Maternal smoking during pregnancy has been associated mainly with fetal and development complications and the risk of other long-term consequences. When nicotine crosses the placenta, it affects fetal development. Smoking while pregnant exposes both you and your unborn baby to an increased risk of health complications. Women who smoke during pregnancy are at an increased…

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Protein supplements – are they really necessary in my fitness routine?

Proteins, made up of long chains of amino acids, are the body’s building blocks and every cell requires them for structure and function like in protein synthesis, tissue repair and nutrient absorption. With a total of 20 amino acids: 9 that are “essential” and you must get them through your diet, and another eleven that…

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Glaucoma Nutrition

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Timeless Health

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Natural Solutions For Back Pain

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January 2020 Nutrition Newsletter

About half of all American adults have one or more preventable chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, or diabetes. These illnesses are often related to food choices and inactivity. Start Simple with MyPlate provides a variety of easy recommendations that anyone can tailor to fit their individual situation. MyPlate was originally…

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What Does ‘Organic’ Really Mean?

This word seems to be on many people’s lips these days, but with it comes great burden and so much confusion! So, let’s start with a basic definition…   Organic produce (and other ingredients) are grown without the use of: Pesticides Synthetic fertilizers Sewage sludge Ionizing radiation Genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) and/or using bioengineering technology…

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Prolonged Sitting: Danger to Your Posture – and Your Whole Health!

Nowadays, sitting all day, every day is becoming more and more of a reality. We’re sitting for far too long, and far too often – and it’s wreaking havoc on our whole health!  Just think of all the occasions that you’re also likely slouching, hunching and craning your neck during the day: while driving, at…

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