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Common Food Allergies in Children

Any type of food is capable of causing an allergic reaction in your child, but 90% of food allergies can be traced back to 8 common allergens:  cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Fortunately, most children outgrow their food allergies. Eighty percent of children allergic to milk, wheat and soy […]

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Sticking to Diet as a Diabetic

There have been many, many times in my life where I had to refuse food because, “I have to stick to my diet.”  What I found was when I would completely omit foods from my diet I would eventually give in.  And I don’t mean give in like have a little treat, I mean give […]

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Keep Those Engines Running! Developing a Healthy Diet

You can find plenty of competing ideas about what constitutes the best fuel for your gas-powered car. Premium? Regular? What about additives? But everyone seems to agree on one thing: Make sure that what goes in the tank is gasoline. In cars made in the last 25 years or so, a plate under the gas […]

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Quench Your Thirst

Being a new mom I find myself constantly on the Internet researching things about my baby. How much should he weigh? When should he start sitting up? When will his midnight roaring subside? When will I get a full night’s rest? The last question I’m beginning to think may be never! With the weather reaching […]

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The Little Things…That Become Big Things

You’ve spent $150 on shoes, $40 on running shorts, $25 on a running tank, $140 on an iPod, $12 on socks (one pair—seriously, socks are expensive!) and at least $200 on other running gear. And yet, despite all that shopping, spending, training and preparation, there are a few very small things that could easily become […]

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