Caring for your health before you become pregnant may help you identify areas that put you and/or your baby at risk during pregnancy. First, schedule a pre-conception counseling appointment with your doctor. This discussion can educate you on things... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
Like many people these days, I look for ways in my everyday life to pinch a few pennies and stretch the dollars a little farther. If I can make iced tea, why would I buy the bottled version? If I can make a shampoo last a little longer by turning it... Read more
Under normal circumstances, the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood rise after you eat a meal or snack. In response, the body produces a hormone called insulin, which is necessary in order for the body to convert glucose in your bloodstream into usa... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
So every night i have had a big bowl of ice cream = 300-400 calories its been a habit from recovery since last july its a habit. Will cutting out processed sugar show a decrease in weight quick? I think since ive been eating this much sugar and carby... Read more
Does anyone know the amount of red potatoes by weight that equals one diabetic starch exchange. I see by it listed as one small potato but I am preparing baby new potatoes which I love so I want to enjoy without over doing my carbs. Thanks!... Read more
Hello all my name is Amanda I am 26 years old and I've been over weight pretty much my whole life. When I graduation high school in 2005 I was over 300lbs I wanted to make a change and I did. I started working out 2 a day 7 days a week and the weight... Read more
I have been looking for a weight loss friend for over a year now. I have had many but for what ever reason they never work out. I thought this last one was the perfect one. We had so much in common but for some reason things did not work out.... Read more
Plateau's are part of healthy and normal weight loss...chart your weight loss and make small changes in anticipation of them. Sometimes it's just avoiding salt, sugar or even something as simple as just drinking a little extra water...point is, it i... Read more
Getting together with the other moms who want to be with their babies has really helped me in overcoming weight issues, eating issues and baby blues. I love getting to workout while still spending quality time with my baby.9http://mommyandbabyfitness... Read more
I'm a strong advocate of exercise during pregnancy. I ran through most of my pregnancies, which helped keep my weight gain in the normal range, made labor and delivery much easier, and also helped me bounce back into shape more quickly after birth.... Read more
I apologize in advance if this blog sounds like a vent, because it's a touchy subject for me. I have two children. When my daughter was born, she was small and stayed in the lower percentile for weight and height during her first year. As a new mo... Read more
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