Is This Vitamin More Important Than Folate for Pregnant Women?

We’ve known for some time that folate is the ultimate power nutrient for expecting women and those trying to conceive. The recommended daily intake of folic acid for all women is 400 micrograms (mcg), but this shoots up to 600-800 mcg when a woman becomes pregnant. Why is this? Folic acid has been linked to [...]

By | 2017-08-17T13:12:11+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Super Women|

Could Artificial Sweeteners Be to Blame for Weight Gain?

Those seemingly harmless little packets of sugar alternatives promise to provide you with a sweet, satisfying flavor sans the extra calories that natural sugar is guaranteed to tack on. But there’s a giant loophole in this “weight loss” plan: Not only are artificial sweeteners bad for you, plain and simple, (and we’ll get to that [...]

By | 2017-07-18T17:12:42+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Super Women|

Supplement Warning: Are You Getting the Right Vitamin D?

Supplement Warning: Are You Getting the Right Vitamin D? We’ve long known the benefits of vitamin D and the importance of having your daily dose. Your body requires it to properly absorb and metabolize calcium and phosphorus, two of the most abundant minerals in your body. Vitamin D also helps regulate your immune system, manages [...]

By | 2017-07-21T09:38:22+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Super Women|

Study Finds Homemade Baby Food is Better for Infants

You’ve probably already heard about the wonders of homemade baby food from friends or other mommies on your feeds, forums or in classes. And there’s no doubt about it—putting on your chef hat and DIY-ing your little one’s meals is a much easier way to ensure he’s getting the most nutritious, all-natural and preservative- and [...]

By | 2017-03-29T16:33:43+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Pediatric Wellness|