Looking for a good movie to see this weekend? Check out Food, Inc. It will open your eyes to the food we are feeding our children. Brought to you by the same guy who wrote Fast Food Nation, this movie is sure to change some of our ways. Click here to watch the trailer and to find it in a theater near you!
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If you’re a new mom and are about to tackle the daunting task of feeding your baby solid foods, you probably have many questions about how to do it. When do I start? What do I feed him/her first? What about food allergies? … Sound familiar? To add to your anxiety, if you read almost anything in print about feeding your baby solids, you will be faced with many strict rules about consistency and 4 day waiting and what to introduce first, etc. Well, Nina Planck’s new book, Real Food for Mother and Baby: The Fertility Diet, Eating for Two, and Baby’s First Foods
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Eat breakfast! Time and time again it has been proven that breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day. If you are struggling to get those last 10 pounds of baby weight off, you will be surprised at how such a seemingly easy thing to do will help you lose weight. Most people either don’t believe it will help, or feel they don’t have the time. This is one area where I am pretty strict: make time to prepare and eat a nutritious breakfast! This is essential for every person all the time, so remind your friends and family. If you are breastfeeding, this is so important for your milk supply after “fasting” all night. So I say, if losing weight isn’t enough motivation, do it for the health of your baby. If you don’t eat, you’re body will go into starvation mode and hang on to every excess pound for dear life. No amount of “cardio” later in the day can help correct this mistake. Here are some good options: Continue reading Trying to lose the baby weight?