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Atkins Diet

By Rebecca Pillar

In 1972, Dr. Robert Atkins published a book called: Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. This book was a result of Dr. Atkins own research and experience with his own weight loss and the weight loss of his patients. Many diets today focus on limiting fat and calories while increasing physical activity. Dr.
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Alli: Information on the New Weightloss Pill

By Rebecca Pillar

The diet industry is a multi-billion dollar a year business in the United States alone. One cannot turn on the television without seeing at least one commercial for a new diet or exercise program. Many promise amazing results with little effort. While many might be able to offer short term fixes, the
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All Fats Are NOT Created Equal

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Whereas it used to be that dieters were advised to avoid all fat, we are just starting to learn about the differences in fats and how some fats are actually good for your body. We’ve heard about saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and lately there’s been a lot of talk about trans fats, but the messages
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A Full Stomach Equals a Full Mind

By Elizabeth Yarnell

It seems as if the school year begins earlier and earlier each year. Politicians would have you believe that as long as kids are in the classroom, they are learning. In truth, there is so much more to learning than simply showing up: eating the right foods helps, too. Studies have shown that malnourished
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10 Super Foods Your Family Should Eat More Often

By JustMommies staff

We all want to live long, healthy lives and as the old saying goes, “You are what you eat!” What you put into your personal fuel tank makes a difference on many levels, from your skin to bone density and cholesterol levels. Here are 10 “super foods” to incorporate into the entire family’s diet
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8 Tips to Lose Weight Easily: Just Cut Out Soda & Sugary Drinks

By Connie Bennett

Soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks are on my mind lately. Not because I drink them myself, but because just cutting out the non-nutritive, sugar-filled, potentially harmful beverages is a highly effective way—if not the most easy way—to lose weight and improve your health. That’s right. Just
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7 Fast Food Meals You Can Eat and Still Lose Weight

By JustMommies staff

Losing weight is hard and more and more people are losing the battle of the bulge. According to the CDC, more than 66% of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Becoming more active and eating right are still the best ways to lose weight. One of the many obstacles to losing weight is the fast
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5 minutes for Mom: Tips for Making Time for Exercise

By JustMommies staff

Being a mom is already the ultimate workout, so who has extra time for exercise? The truth is, while taking care of kids, a husband and a home is a full-time job and then some, it’s still very important to make time to take care of your body. Exercise and fitness are essential for good health, inside
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5 Energy Boosting Foods

By JustMommies staff

Oatmeal -- check! Bananas -- check! Print this list out and bring it on your next grocery run. We all need that extra energy boost from time to time; especially busy moms who never seem to get a minute to relax -- or God forbid -- take a nap! Here’s a list of “super foods” that will help you get
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When Should I Schedule My Child's First Dental Exam?

By Rebecca Pillar

Being a parent is tough. Everyday we are faced with new challenges and adventures. As the old cliché goes “Children don’t come with instruction manuals” so we rely on doctors, nurses, family and friends for advice when questions arise. Many new and exciting changes take place with our little ones
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