If you’re a new mom and breastfeeding like me, you want to make sure your milk supply keeps up with your baby’s needs and something to keep up with your wild appetite due to increased caloric needs while breastfeeding. Enter lactation support cookies, of course! There is a classic recipe on the web, however […]
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We’ve all said it before…”An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But did we really believe it? Well, it’s true. Research from Ohio State University finds eating a single apple each day for four weeks can improve your LDL cholesterol by an amazing 40%. These low density lipoproteins are often pointed out as the […]
Comfort food in the form of something that is actually good for you. Enter winter squash! Abundant this time of year, warm and filling. Add a delicious stuffing and you’ve got a satisfying meal. Ingredients: 1 kabocha squash (or acorn squash if not available) For stuffing: 1 cup sorghum cooked according to package 1 […]
It’s well-known that people who are overweight or obese face some serious health risks as they age. However, it turns out obesity may not be nearly as dangerous as being lonely. In a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, loneliness expert John Cacioppo revealed some startling information. […]
Your intestinal lining serves as a highly selective barrier with microscopic pores that absorb essential nutrients from your food while blocking harmful pathogens, large food particles and waste products from entering your bloodstream. But what happens when your digestive lining becomes damaged and more porous? The unfortunate result is called leaky gut syndrome or intestinal […]
I used to be the girl curled up in the corner at a birthday party. I would go to party, eat the food, and end up in so much pain in my belly that all I could do was curl into a ball and wait for my mom to come pick me up. That’s what my friends remember about me, I’m talking over 20 years ago. My stomach hurt after every single meal. No fun!
Years later, as I young adult, I changed up my diet. I removed dairy and found that I was no longer in pain every day. >> Read More