Nutrition During Pregnancy: What Foods to Eat & What to Avoid

Every pregnant mom understands how vital proper nutrition during pregnancy is to the health of the little child growing inside her. Below, we discuss everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy, including what foods you can or can't eat. Because a pregnant mom looks after two lives, she needs a list of the right foods to eat and how much. She’ll…

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Are Artificial Types of Food Additives Safe to Use? What You Need to Know

It is estimated that nearly 15 million pounds of different types of food additives and coloring are used in the United States per year. That number is five times higher than 65 years ago and people are concerned. Recent years have shown an explosion of research focusing on the link between synthetic types of food additives, such as dyes and artificial flavorings, with…

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10 Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding: What Every New Mother Should Know

All new moms fret over their babies' well-being. Proper nutrition is essential, and there are foods you need to avoid when breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom passes on the nutrients she absorbs to her baby, so eating right is critical. Why nutrition is critical for breastfeeding moms The right nutrients, at the appropriate levels, are essential for a breastfeeding mom and her baby. Breast…

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7 Reasons Why the Mediterranean Diet Is One of the Healthiest Diets in the World

The Mediterranean Diet is one of the healthiest in the world for a number of reasons. Year in, year out there seems to be no end to the number of diets that pop up. You will often hear people saying 'This is the best diet ever" or "This diet will change your life". However, a lot of the time, these descriptions are hardly…

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Here Is How to Curb Your Sugar Addiction Today

The more sugar you eat, the more you want. It can take weeks to recover from refined sugar addiction, but it is vital that you stop yours today. Sugar is part of a vicious cycle. Especially since recent studies have shown that eating an excessive amount of refined sugar can speed up your body's aging process. And who wants that? We have the…

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11 Things Manufacturers Don’t Want You to Know about the Food You Eat

Have you ever wondered how the food you eat is really made and how unhealthy manufactured or processed food really is? Well, we know now, all thanks to refreshingly honest insiders about the production of food, here's what they revealed about the food you eat... 1. There is a safety threshold. All food ingredients and nutrients have a limit. Too much of one thing…

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9 Not-So-Safe “Healthy” Foods You Should Avoid

Some foods have been promoted as “healthy” when they’re exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here’s an expansion on his observations: 1. Canned Tomatoes Many canned foods contain BPA, a toxic chemical linked to reproductive and neurological abnormalities, such as breast and prostate cancers, diabetes and heart disease. High acidity in tomatoes causes BPA to leach into your food.…

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Horrible Truths about Fast Food

Fast food has an extremely bad reputation, wouldn't you think? But the truth is, you don't know the half of it! I spent much of my young adulthood eating fast foods. I wasn’t cooking much home prepared food because I was busy going to parties and hanging out with friends. Little did I know,  I was endangering my body and mind. Even when…

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