The Mom and Daughter Exercise Routine

Did you know that one in three children in America are overweight or obese by the time they’re eleven? A frightening thought, especially considering that the bulging waistline trend seems to be on the rise, and weight issues are one of the biggest problems when it comes to children’s health.…

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10 Top Foods that Prevent Inflammation

If you have heart disease, high blood pressure, bacterial or viral infections, osteoporosis, arthritis, acid reflux, candidiasis or acne, then you could also have chronic, low-grade inflammation. In fact, if you have any number of other diseases, it is likely you have inflammation. And if you want to get or remain healthy, you definitely want…

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The Importance of the Flu Vaccine

Now that we are deep into the winter months, this unfortunately brings with it the likelihood of an increase in the number of influenza outbreaks across the country. In fact, research shows that flu cases are most common in January and February, so we hope that you took the time…

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Long Sitting Hours Can Hamper Your Health

This ought to appear as no wonder that sitting around and never moving all the daylong isn’t beneficial for your body, and most might not be conscious of exactly how numerous issues could be triggered by this type of inactive lifestyle. Whether or not you select to sit all the…

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How Blossoming in Spring Affects Our Health

It’s scientifically proven that the changes of the seasons influence our mood as well as our bodies. And while most of us are looking forward to more sunshine, clear blue skies and warmer weather after cold and dark winter, spring too, unfortunately has its drawbacks. While many will be happy…

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8 Ways that ‘Eating Clean’ Becomes an Eating Disorder?

Orthorexia is defined as an obsession with healthy foods. In the age of raw food diets and Instagramming each of your meals as you #eatclean, it’s becoming increasingly common—and dangerous eating disorder. For years I have lived asking myself these questions: Have you thought about your food? Have you thought…

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3 Reasons Eating Fruits and Vegetables is Key to Your Health

Eating Fruits and Vegetables When it comes to health, eating fruits and vegetables are your best friends. Here are three great reasons why you should eat more fruits and vegetables daily. 1- It Reduces Stroke Risk Stroke remains a fourth leading cause of death in United States (Link 1). According…

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Is it Allergies or a Cold

Do you get the sniffles around the same time every year? While it may be a common cold, you could be suffering from seasonal allergies. Either can cause coughing, sneezing, and a runny or stuffy nose. Allergies usually come with itchy eyes, but not fever or the general aches and…

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Zero Calorie Foods That Help Weight Loss

  1. Celery About 75% of a celery stick is actually water; the other 25% is fiber and other roughage. As a result of the fact that this tasty vegetable is so full of water, it provides you with far fewer calories than it will take for your body to…

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Dairy Foods: Stronger Than The Alternative For Growing Kids

Dairy Foods: Stronger Than The Alternative For Growing Kids Health Organizations and Powerful Body of Research Affirm Dairy Foods Are Important Source of Calcium and Vitamin D By the time many children reach kindergarten they consume fewer nutrient-rich dairy foods than recommended by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Further magnifying…

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7 “Help me lose weight” myths

Pew Research Center reports that one-third of all adult internet users resort to the internet for weight control information. Moreover, female internet users were about twice as likely as men to browse internet for weight loss tips. Although internet provides an easy access to hard-to-find information, one must be careful…

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Don’t be deprived of your essential nutrients

I am not a nutritionist or a doctor, what I write is what I learn from my own experiences as well as independent research, and doctor’s suggestions. When you have special dietary needs like gastroparesis, celiac disease, a vegetarian or vegan diet amongst others, it can be challenging to get all the essential nutrients your body needs. For many of these conditions and modified diets, one food group that is often the first to be cut is red meat.

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Orthopedic Surgeons and Sports Medicine

Orthopedic surgeons have specific skill set. Only they can handle the situations wherein the person is in pain or dealing with musculoskeletal injuries. Surgery might be needed when the person is dealing with immense pain due to infections or diseases. If you live in Long Island and suffering from any…

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Wonder Women Wednesdays: Lauren Hill

Weekly Wonder Woman: Lauren Hill Our this week’s Wonder Women is the beautiful Lauren Hill who has two goals: one is to play in her first college basketball game and the second is to find a cure for pediatric brain cancer. Sadly, Lauren was diagnosed with a terminal brain cancer…

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What is the Healthy Families Act?

 Healthy Families Act Question: What is the Healthy Families Act and how does it benefit working women? Introduced by Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut) in the House of Representatives on May 18, 2009, the Healthy Families Act of 2009 (H.R. 2460) provides paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address…

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Consumer Reports: Supplements Dos and Don’ts

Dietary Supplement 50% of Americans take vitamins and supplements, according to government surveys.  Some have proven benefits, but Consumer Reports ShopSmart has a heads-up: There are other popular vitamins and supplements that can actually do more harm than good. Kellie Norrgard, like many women, takes a calcium supplement with vitamin…

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The Wonderful World of Autism

Neuro Developmental Pediatricians, special education, therapy sessions, Persons with Disabilities These are some of the words I first heard when I learned that I have two kids with autism.Sidney and Red were born full term.I never had problems with both when they were born.Both were breastfed. They fed,wailed and laughed…

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How to Get More Energy

How to Get More Energy Here are some tips on how to get more energy and have a productive day. 1. Breakfast. Is. Important. “Eat like a king in the morning, a prince at noon, and a peasant at dinner.” A lavish breakfast, loaded with all the required nutrients is…

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5 Amazing World Health Organizations To Know

World Health Organizations These world health organizations are changing the world. Keep reading if you want to learn more about them and how you can help make a difference. 1. Free Rice   Roughly 842 million people in the world do not have enough food to eat. The Free Rice organization is…

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Ways to Avoid ACL Injuries

ACL Injuries Dr. Daniel Green, orthopedic surgeon from Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC, shares some of his expert advice on Sports Medicine and what to expect when your daughter starts playing after school sports. Read some of questions and answers he has provided to us, but feel free to…

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De-Anxietize Relationships

De-Anxietize Relationships Everyone in a relationship has moments, which create anxiety. This particular feeling can be detrimental to your relationship because it may stop you from living a normal life. Here are my top ten tips to deal effectively with this uncomfortable emotion. 1. If you are prone to anxiety…

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Mind Body Techniques

Being aware of who you are is important on so many levels but more so with the acceptance comes great realizations. When your having a bad day or feeling gloomy and don’t know what to do, you need to know yourself to know how to get you out of that uncomfortable…

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