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Foods to Eat in Labor

Foods to Eat in Labor

Expectant mothers might think that they cannot eat while in labor. While many hospitals restrict the mother from eating solids after she is admitted, laboring mothers can benefit from calories and energy that food and fluids provide. Research Says Moms Should be Able to Eat and Drink Fasting during labor is still routine in many birthing facilities, despite the fact ...

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Eat at Home to Lose Weight

lose weight

Dining out presents a number of issues for dieters. The menu can be a problem from the breadbasket and appetizers to oversized portions and calorie laden desserts. Eating at home is a good choice when you are trying to lose weight. There are some clear benefits of eating at home while dieting: You know exactly how many calories, fat grams, ...

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Sleep apnea treatment can increase brain tissue

Sleep apnea treatment

As many tired spouses can attest, spending long hours beside someone whose breathing stops periodically can be more than upsetting. Scientists appearing at a symposium in Texas say those cessations in inhaling can result in brain damage. They also announced that damage can be reversed with a treatment that has been used to treat symptoms of other health challenges. Obstructive Sleep ...

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How to get rid of belly fat – eating habits

How to get rid of belly fat – eating habits

Take a look around the local eateries or food courts and you’re bound to see a great deal of excess belly fat. A lot of folks are battling with weight loss and some are just not winning the battle. It seems that some folks have just given up and let belly fat take over like crabgrass on a corner lot. ...

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What is Hydrotherapy – history and treatment

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a relatively new word for a practice that dates back centuries, to the bathing houses of ancient Rome – and much earlier. Water is important in many holistic practices, but water therapy or the “water cure” goes one step further. In hydrotherapy, diseases and conditions are treated by immersion in pools of healing water, by applying hot and ...

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Vegetarian Foods for Cold Temperatures

Are you bored with your local winter menu? Here are a few treats to spice things up this winter. The trick is to look outside the conventional, and not to be afraid to visit the health-food store occasionally. Seriously, I’m told the staff there rarely bites, and they are especially excited to help clueless people like yourself find your way ...

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Managing Diabetes by Caring for the Heart

Diabetes

People with diabetes have one or more cholesterol problems, increasing their risk of heart disease. Yet, many are unaware of their risk. An American Diabetes Association (ADA) survey found that more than two-thirds (68%) of people with diabetes do not consider heart disease to be a serious complication of diabetes. The reality is that heart attacks affect people with diabetes ...

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