Monthly Archives: November, 2010

Tips to Prevent Getting Sick this Flu Season

Infections can be quickly and easily spread. With the flu season starting this winter here are some great tips and reminders that can help you prevent the spread of infection and illness. 1. Hand Hygiene: One of the easiest ways of preventing the spread of infection is by properly washing your hands. ...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a viral condition that is characterized by feelings of debilitation and lack of energy. It can stem from a variety of causes. Most people who suffer with this problem are typically overachievers who are outgoing, with A-type, independent and self-reliant personalities. Besides being constantly on the go, researchers have found that ...

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Mighty Minerals

The human body requires small amounts of inorganic compounds for metabolism and to form bones and teeth. These inorganic compounds are called minerals and they are most often obtained from the foods we eat. Meat, eggs, vegetables and fruit are excellent sources of minerals. There are five specific minerals critical to maintaining ...

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When to See a Certified Nutritionist or Dietician during Pregnancy

As a lactation consultant it is important that you help expectant mothers understand the importance of nutrition during pregnancy and when breastfeeding. There are many misconceptions about the types of foods to consume or avoid. Many aversions and cravings start during pregnancy and can dictate the types of foods that a woman may ...

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Acid and Alkaline Foods

Diet is one of the best ways of improving your pH. Some foods are more acid or alkaline forming then others in the body. Here is a list of alkaline and acid foods that if eaten regularly can help to balance your pH. There are several different versions of acidic and alkaline ...

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