Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good... Read more
Tulips and daffodils are pushing up through the thawing ground, buds are exploding from once-lonely tree branches, and I’ve got mashed carrot and avocado all over my face. No, I’m not spoon-feeding a baby, but I am babying my skin with a... 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
That new bundle of joy can make dramatic changes in your life. The vast majority of changes are worth it, but some make it hard to keep up with the important things like regular exercise and adequate sleep.
You're not alone. Just about... Read more
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in... Read more
Does anyone out there write down every single thing they eat? I've heard good things about using journals but sometimes I just get annoyed that I have to pull at the journal all the time. I would love start one up again, is there anyway to help you r... Read more
First, I was surprised to learn that I was eating way too many calories. I never would have limited myself to 1200-1550 calories if not for SparkPeople. I learned that a serving of Ritz crackers is 5 crackers (sometimes I'd eat most of a sleeve and... Read more
I'm in desperate need of help. I have been a junk food addict since I was 9. I'm 34 now. I still hoard junk food in my desk at home and I even find myself sneaking ice cream when I'm out running errands by myself. This is becoming a problem for me si... Read more
Sparkpeople has some great tools for tracking foods, and when I don't have a ton of time to create a recipe I'll look up "homemade chicken and rice soup," choose the version that looks like it's probably kinda similar to mind based on the fact that m... Read more
Looking to save some money. You can order coupons from www.save.ca - your coupons will be mailed to you within a week and then you can save some good money on items like food, baby products, detergent, feminine products and even pet food. Check it... Read more
If you have a baby that is starting to get solids all starter baby food is healthy. So if your baby is having puree mango for snack then you have a fresh mango as well. It really helps if you make your own baby food while doing this. This helps me ge... Read more
When I was pregnant with my first child, I read all of the books new moms are "supposed" to read: the ones about sleep, discipline, eating, and anything else that could possibly happen during their first year. I really wanted to be the mom who used... Read more
For nearly two years we have heard about the dangers and potential health risks of plastic bottles due to a chemical known as bisphenol A or BPA. In response to concerns regarding water bottles, baby bottles and plastic storage containers, plastic gu... Read more
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