Category Archives: Disease Specific

I realize that I am not the one having this baby, but I find myself drawn to articles about pregnancy health and such. Just today, an article came across my desk about “pregorexia“. Eating disorder behaviors that begin during pregnancy. … Continue reading

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Key to Healthy Weight? Sleep! by Jill Weisenberger, MS RDN CDE FAND

If you think your child gets enough sleep, think again. According to the National Sleep Foundation, most children sleep less than their parents realize. And nearly 70 percent of children have some sleep problem such as waking during the night, … Continue reading

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Don’t be Put off by the Smell

Think garlic is just for chasing off vampires? Then you are missing out on some great health benefits (and flavor) that you can add to your everyday cooking. Garlic belongs to the allium family. Close cousins include onions, leeks and … Continue reading

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Sending healing thoughts to my sister, Eileen, who began her chemotherapy on Thursday. “Fight Like a Girl”!!!

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Hand-in-Hand

November is a dueling awareness month: Diabetes and Heart Disease. Well, maybe not so much dueling as jockeying for attention in competition with each other and the holiday looming up at the end of the month. Actually, Type 2 Diabetes … Continue reading

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