Before Pregnancy: 11 Important Ways to Prepare

What can you do to be ready for your little one? Take care of you! Before you even begin trying to conceive, you can take important steps to prepare your body and your life for a new baby. Planning for Pregnancy 1. Eat Right: Months before you begin eating for two,...

America’s Obesity Levels at Highest Rate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report that an unprecedented nearly 40% of adults and 20% of teenagers in the U.S. are obese. Over 70% of Americans are either overweight or obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. In...

The Great News about Good Fat

You likely already know this: saturated fat is bad, and trans fat is really bad. This isn’t new information. (If you are surprised, scroll to the bottom of this article for a quick description of each fat). But, chances are high that you don’t know enough about the...

Five Tips for a Healthy Fall

Why wait for another New Year’s party to sip champagne and vow to be healthier in the next year? Fall is a fabulous time to jump-start health resolutions. Many people consider autumn the best time to rethink and restart. You’ll create good habits for the winter (where...

Healthy Food Shopping During Pregnancy

Think about the foods you have in your kitchen right now. Could you make a healthy meal with them? What about a whole day’s worth of nutritious meals and snacks? When you’re eating for two, it can be even more challenging with so much conflicting information. Is...