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Eating Disorders and Moms

By Rebecca Pillar

They say when we become parents, we make lots of sacrifices. One of the most common sacrifices we make, besides losing our freedom, is losing our figures. Sure, there are women out there who gain little weight and bounce right back after child birth, but for the rest of us “weight gain and staying”
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Dry Skin and Eczema Treatment Starts with Balancing pH

By Lisa Benest

Resolving dry skin may be as simple as balancing your pH, and it’s easy to do. Resolving dry skin and eczema sometimes requires internal and external treatment. Even a really great dry skin care product isn’t going to get great results if an internal condition is working against it. Expecting your
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Common Vision Disorders in Children

By JustMommies staff

According to a 1991-1994 CDC study of metropolitan Atlanta area children, approximately 9 in every 10,000 children ages 3 to 10 have low vision or blindness. Two thirds of the children had other disabilities besides having vision impairment. The World Health Organization defines low vision as a visual
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Weight Loss Tips: 7 Ways to Get You Back into Those Skinny Jeans!

By JustMommies staff

How do you lose weight and keep it off? We reached out to Los Angeles’ own celebrity trainers Jordan Yuam of Jordan’s Virtual Fit Club and Jeff Bomberger for their tips on the most effective way to lose those extra pounds! From brand new moms to WWE wrestlers, models and a-list celebs, Jordan and
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Top Ten Exercise and Training Related Mistakes Of Women Over 35

By Michele Howe

Trainer Maryellen Jordan, owner of Positively Fit, makes the following observations regarding general oversights women over the age of thirty-five make in regard to exercising and training most efficiently. 1. Not making exercise a top priority. Women commonly forfeit budgeting in time for regular exercise
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Tips for Overweight Kids

By Rebecca Pillar

In the age of fast convenient foods, busy lifestyles, fun video games and T.V programs, children are eating more and exercising less. Since the 1970’s, the problem with overweight children, teens and adult’s has almost doubled. The key to teaching healthy eating and an active lifestyle begins by
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The Whole Story on Whole Foods: Why they’re important for a healthy body

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Less than a century ago, our diet was made up entirely of whole foods. Nowadays, many people in our society wouldn’t know how to prepare a whole food for eating if they were stuck on an episode of Survivor. Yet to have a healthful and nutritionally-sound diet, highly-processed foods should make up
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The Problem with Fad Diets

By Maria T. Pepin

A fad diet is a quick weight loss plan that becomes very popular with the public and then may fall out of favor, usually shortly thereafter. Most of these diets promise immediate results, sound too good to be true and eliminate one or more of the five basic food groups. From Atkins to South Beach to
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Teach Kids to Be Active

By Patti Teel

(Excerpt from The Floppy Sleepy Game Book by Patti Teel) www.pattiteel.com Physical activity is one of the simplest and most effective ways to help reduce stress and ensure that a child gets a good night’s sleep. It releases both physical and emotional tension and has a positive effect on the neurotransmitters
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Sugar Addicts: 4 Simple Tips to Resist Tempting Cookies, Candies & Chocolate

By Connie Bennett

Is that tantalizing chocolate candy bar over there is calling out to you? Does that decadent dessert in the window beckon you? Is that donut saying, “Eat me!” These are descriptions I often hear from people plagued by sugar addiction. Indeed, folks worldwide often feel that sugary treats are luring
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