The foods you eat will contribute more (or less) to your mental health, job performance, energy, disease, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stress, sleep, behavior in kids, academic performance, self-esteem and overall happiness than any other aspect of your life.
Parenting is the hardest job in the world, and if you are doing it solo—that is, if you are a single mom (or single dad,) then you are really working hard. Here are a few tips for keeping your sanity, and in the process role modeling healthy behaviors for your children.
Eating more fruits and vegetables means more nutrients and fiber and less calories and excess weight gain. It also means numerous health benefits, particularly related to long-term disease.
Are you sleep-deprived? Sleep Expert Rebecca Michi shares what a significant impact sleep-deprivation has on our mental health and weight gain.
Motherhood requires more sacrifices than can be counted, and it can wear you out physically and emotionally. In order to parent well, however, we need energy, patience, forgiveness, creativity… all the things that disappear when we are exhausted. What to do?
Is your kitchen always open, always a mess, and always producing food? Do you ever wonder if this is healthy? Sustainable? Or is it the makings of a crazy momma-lady and an out of control eater?
Is your diet keeping you from getting quality sleep? Cheryl Forberg, nutritionist for the hit TV show "The Biggest Loser" discusses how your diet can drastically affect your ability to get quality sleep.