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With Ingredients You can Pronounce

Interestingly, there are no guidelines by the FDA or USDA which define “natural foods.”  Apparently, since all food require some degree of processing, either mechanically, chemically or by temperature, it’s tricky to decide what exactly constitutes “natural.”  (Organic foods do have parameters and certification, by the way)(Wikipedia-Natural Foods). What this means for all of us… Continue reading With Ingredients You can Pronounce

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Staying in Shape after (and before) baby

Many women struggle with weight gain during pregnancy, and then find it very difficult to shed the excess pounds once the new little one is in the world.  Babies can be very demanding, and for people whose inclination is not toward exercise (like yours truly), it makes it an even more daunting challenge.  Feeling frustrated… Continue reading Staying in Shape after (and before) baby