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Kerala’s famous Ayurveda treatments

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Apnea in Children

By JustMommies

Apnea occurs when a child stops breathing for twenty seconds or longer or if she has a pause in breathing accompanied by a drop in heart rate or appears blue in color. It is normal to have pauses in breathing but when a child stops breathing for twenty seconds or longer it can be a life-threatening situation. » Read more

Weight Loss Tips: 7 Ways to Get You Back into Those Skinny Jeans!

By JustMommies

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! » Read more

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. » Read more

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. » Read more

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. » Read more

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 the Zone… there is always a new diet craze being marketed out there. » Read more

Teach Kids to Be Active

By Patti Teel

(Excerpt from The Floppy Sleepy Game Book by Patti Teel) www.pattiteel.com » Read more

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!” » Read more

Is Skipping Breakfast Really That Bad For You?

By JustMommies

Breakfast literally means breaking the fast your body has experienced since last night’s dinner. It’s very important to start a new day with a healthy breakfast, which can be a quick bite or a sit-down meal. If you skip breakfast, your body thinks it’s still fasting, so your mind, body and metabolism don’t have a chance to get properly energized in the morning. » Read more

How can I diet when I love to eat?

By Linda Spangle, RN, MA

It’s not your fault you fell off your diet. Your excuse is “I just love to eat!” Of course you do. And because food is such an important part of life, you are entitled to love it. But like any amorous relationship, if your lover is causing you pain, it may be time to re-evaluate the picture. » Read more