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We don’t often relate bad eating to bad sleeping when it comes to toddlers (12 – 36 months). This is a considered a baby issue, yet it can have a major impact toddlers, and can often lead to very bad habits that are difficult to change.

When nutrition affects toddler sleep

We don’t often relate bad eating to bad sleeping when it comes to toddlers (12 – 36 months). This is a considered a baby issue, yet it can have a major impact toddlers, and can often lead to very bad habits that are difficult to change.

Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure (the pressure of your blood on the walls of your blood vessels) during the later part of pregnancy, as opposed to chronic hypertension which is high blood pressure outside of pregnancy. Hypertension affects about 6 – 8 % of pregnant women, and unfortunately can negatively affect you and your baby.

Gestational hypertension, what is it and how can I avoid it?

Gestational hypertension is high blood pressure (the pressure of your blood on the walls of your blood vessels) during the later part of pregnancy, as opposed to chronic hypertension which is high blood pressure outside of pregnancy. Hypertension affects about 6 – 8 % of pregnant women, and unfortunately can negatively affect you and your baby.

Our bodies need “fuel” for every organ, and the brain is no exception. Giving our brains the right food can aid concentration and memory greatly, both of which are necessary for studying and completing tasks and assignments. In today’s article, we discuss five of the best foods and drinks for boosting brain function.

Five brain-boosting foods and drinks

Our bodies need “fuel” for every organ, and the brain is no exception. Giving our brains the right food can aid concentration and memory greatly, both of which are necessary for studying and completing tasks and assignments. In today’s article, we discuss five of the best foods and drinks for boosting brain function.

A happy immune system is an important component of wellness. In light of the recent flu outbreak associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the task associated with supporting immune health has become increasingly significant. Avoiding illness is not always possible, but there are several steps one could put in place to support immune health and reduce the risk of getting sick, as well as minimise duration and complications if they do.

COVID-19 Immune Boosting Claims Debunked

A happy immune system is an important component of wellness. In light of the recent flu outbreak associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the task associated with supporting immune health has become increasingly significant. Avoiding illness is not always possible, but there are several steps one could put in place to support immune health and reduce the risk of getting sick, as well as minimise duration and complications if they do.

Babies and toddlers love exploring – with their hands and their mouths.

Grapes PLUS 8 other things your toddler can choke on

Babies and toddlers love exploring – with their hands and their mouths.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women but there's something you can do to stay on top of your odds of developing this cancer that kills 40,000 women a year in the U.S. Self exams are an easy to do and useful tool for the early detection of unusual lumps and bumps. Save My Life, Work From Home Moms, Breast Cancer Awareness, Need To Know, Self, Blog, Blogging

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need To Know

October If you haven't heard, October isn't just about Halloween and Trick-or-Treating. October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month and has …

Although I don't agree with very low protein diets, a diet high in refined carbohydrates is very unhealthy and will more than likely promote weight gain. That's why low GI eating, along with lots of high protein plant foods will help you to lose weight sustainably, healthily and naturally. Using high protein plant based powders can help you to achieve this by giving your diet a filling, low GI amino acid boost. #plantbasedsmoothies #burntummyfat ##fatburnrecipes Weight Loss Meal Plan, Fast Weight Loss, Weight Loss Tips, Fat Fast, Buddy Workouts, Fun Workouts, At Home Workouts, Morning Workouts, 100 Workout

How to use Protein Powder for Weight Loss EFFECTIVELY!

Although I don't agree with very low protein diets, a diet high in refined carbohydrates is very unhealthy and will more than likely promote weight gain. That's why low GI eating, along with lots of high protein plant foods will help you to lose weight sustainably, healthily and naturally. Using high protein plant based powders can help you to achieve this by giving your diet a filling, low GI amino acid boost. #plantbasedsmoothies #burntummyfat ##fatburnrecipes

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Try these Healthy Snacks for Picky Eaters - The Kids+Coffee

Running out of ideas on what to make for your picky eater? It is a frustrating road when it feels like all they will eat is French Fries and Chicken Nuggets

As popular campaigns like ‘Veganuary’ fuel New Year’s pledges to cut back on meat, MANY people has been asking my opinion on vegan diets and on documentaries such as ‘The Game Changers’. If you are intrigued – keep reading. Healthy Diet Recipes, Whole Food Recipes, Mental Health And Wellbeing, Fat Burning Foods, Health And Nutrition, Parenting Advice, Keep It Cleaner, Activities For Kids, Parenting Tips

Vegan – Is it healthier?

As popular campaigns like ‘Veganuary’ fuel New Year’s pledges to cut back on meat, MANY people has been asking my opinion on vegan diets and on documentaries such as ‘The Game Changers’. If you are intrigued – keep reading.

Health and hygiene are two issues all parents really care about and they’re top of our list too. Let’s face it, caring for a baby and creating a hygienic environment can feel never-ending. With the right equipment, some common sense and a routine, these tasks become second nature and you can feel confident that baby will be safe at home or when out and about. Healthy Diet Recipes, Whole Food Recipes, Love Is All, Health And Nutrition, Parenting Advice, Baby Care, Keep It Cleaner, Activities For Kids, Let It Be

The truth about sterilising and hygiene

Health and hygiene are two issues all parents really care about and they’re top of our list too. Let’s face it, caring for a baby and creating a hygienic environment can feel never-ending. With the right equipment, some common sense and a routine, these tasks become second nature and you can feel confident that baby will be safe at home or when out and about.

Whether it was in an advert, through a doctor, via a pharmacist or in a book, by now you would have heard that fibre is one of the most important nutrients we need in our diets. A lack of fibre can lead to a host of digestive (and other) problems, so it’s important to ensure you get your daily required amount. Fiber Diet, Fiber Rich Foods, High Fiber Foods, Healthy Diet Recipes, Healthy Weight, Whole Food Recipes, Low Gi Bread, Healthy Bowel Movement, Reducing Blood Pressure

Why fiber is essential to every diet

Whether it was in an advert, through a doctor, via a pharmacist or in a book, by now you would have heard that fibre is one of the most important nutrients we need in our diets. A lack of fibre can lead to a host of digestive (and other) problems, so it’s important to ensure you get your daily required amount.

Now that winter is upon is, it’s a good idea to invest in a good humidifier if you don’t already have one. In this post I highlight the benefits of these machines and discuss the differences between cool and warm mist humidifiers. Warm Mist Humidifier, Best Humidifier, Dry Itchy Eyes, Nose Bleeds, Cracked Lips, Mental Health And Wellbeing, My Highlights, Allergy Symptoms

Choosing the right humidifier for your child

Now that winter is upon is, it’s a good idea to invest in a good humidifier if you don’t already have one. In this post I highlight the benefits of these machines and discuss the differences between cool and warm mist humidifiers.

When it comes to keep a healthy mind in a healthy body, you should bear in mind a few things. Whether your age is 25 or 80, it is essential for you to manage time and enjoy healthy food. People with strong and creative minds are likely to achieve more success than individuals with lazy and least creative minds. Read article for more! #healthytips #healthybody #healthymind #momhealth #momselfcare #momlifehacks Healthy Diet Recipes, Healthy Habits, Healthy Tips, Healthy Food, Keeping Healthy, How To Stay Healthy, Healthy Mind And Body, Do Exercise, New Things To Learn

How to Keep Healthy Mind in Healthy Body

When it comes to keep a healthy mind in a healthy body, you should bear in mind a few things. Whether your age is 25 or 80, it is essential for you to manage time and enjoy healthy food. People with strong and creative minds are likely to achieve more success than individuals with lazy and least creative minds. Read article for more! #healthytips #healthybody #healthymind #momhealth #momselfcare #momlifehacks

Meal times should be enjoyable, but when you’ve got a stubborn little one to feed, they can be stressful. For some parents, meal times may seem like a battlefield. Yes, it’s bound to get a bit (or a lot!) messy, especially when your tot starts feeding themselves. There may be tantrums over the type of food being served, and they may even resist your help in the feeding process. Don’t despair if this sounds all too familiar–there are lots of things you can do to bring the joy back to… Baby Plates, Healthy Diet Recipes, Babies R Us, Types Of Food, Baby Feeding, Health And Nutrition, Parenting Advice, Say Hello, Keep It Cleaner

Make the most of mealtime with your tot

Meal times should be enjoyable, but when you’ve got a stubborn little one to feed, they can be stressful. For some parents, meal times may seem like a battlefield. Yes, it’s bound to get a bit (or a lot!) messy, especially when your tot starts feeding themselves. There may be tantrums over the type of food being served, and they may even resist your help in the feeding process. Don’t despair if this sounds all too familiar–there are lots of things you can do to bring the joy back to…

Seven months ago we had never even heard about the novel Corona Virus or COVID-19. Fast-forward to today; COVID-19 forms part of our daily conversation, it impacts on every decision we take from whether or not we should go to work, send our kids to school, restock our fridge or visit our parents. Cold Or Allergies, Food Allergies, Non Perishable Foods, Reading Food Labels, Mental Health And Wellbeing, Salad Bar, Health And Nutrition, Keep It Cleaner, Diet Recipes

The 5 C’s of allergy management amidst the Corona pandemic

Seven months ago we had never even heard about the novel Corona Virus or COVID-19. Fast-forward to today; COVID-19 forms part of our daily conversation, it impacts on every decision we take from whether or not we should go to work, send our kids to school, restock our fridge or visit our parents.

Make sure you stick to one of these healthy bedtime snacks if you have the need to nosh at night. Holistic Nutrition, Nutrition Tips, Health And Nutrition, Healthy Bedtime Snacks, Healthy Protein Snacks, Healthy Breakfasts, Eating Healthy, Eating At Night, Clean Eating Challenge

7 Healthy Bedtime Snacks (that won't leave you bloated in the morning) - A Fit Mom's Life

Make sure you stick to one of these healthy bedtime snacks if you have the need to nosh at night.