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Pumpkins for All: More than just Fall Decor

October 15, 2018

Happy fall, you all! I am sure you are seeing tons of pumpkins at your grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and large department stores. It is the time of the year were this amazing fruit gets so much attention.  Let me tell you that they are so much more than just cute fall decoration. They are packed with vitamins, fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. Some of them include: Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, copper, manganese and riboflavin. They…

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More sleep, Please: How can I improve my night time rest

September 3, 2018

Have you ever had a really good night sleep and woke up the next morning feeling that you could conquer the world, having so much energy and clarity of mind?  Well, this would be because adequate sleep can have a positive effect in physical and mental health.  Most of us would agree that a good night sleep makes us feel better. We feel more alert, more energetic, happier and better able to function.  Sleep can help us improve our attention…

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The Case of The Fruits and Vegetables

July 30, 2018

One of the concerns that I constantly hear from parents is that the children do not like their fruits and vegetables and that getting them to eat them is a constant struggle. This brings up other health problems like constipation, which is very common in kids. At home, I try to look for creative ways to incorporate the kids in the meal prepping so they can get excited about trying new foods.  One of our favorite healthy snacks is the…

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Water Safety 101: Drowning Prevention

July 30, 2018

It is that time of the year when the sun is out and the kids are ready to play outside and have fun in the water. I will share some important facts about keeping kids healthy while enjoying the pool. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children, including babies and toddlers. As crazy as it sounds, children can drown even in 1 inch of water. Therefore, we should all be aware of some water safety rules. Responsible adult…

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Fun in the Sun: How to keep our skin protected

July 30, 2018

It is the time of the year when we are outside the most and enjoying the beautiful sunny days. As we take in our extra dose of Vitamin D, we should keep in mind that our skin must be protected from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. I am sure you have heard about UVA and UVB, these are the two types of ultraviolet rays coming from the sun which can cause damage to our skin. Sunscreen helps protect our skin against…

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