Monthly Archives: January 2008
During pregnancy, your need for all nutrients increases. For example, you will need more calcium, more protein, and more folic acid. But calorie needs increase only modestly during pregnancy. In fact, you will need to pack all of that extra nutrition into just 300 extra calories a day. For that reason, all pregnant women need […]
More and more teenagers are choosing not to eat meat, poultry or fish. They are becoming vegetarians. Teenage vegetarians are often faced with pressures — pressures from parents concerned about their health, and pressures from within to continue on the path they have chosen.
Going vegetarian in college did not exactly bring me the surge in health and vitality that I’d expected. Far from it: my sinuses clogged, thoughts grew fuzzy, skin broke out, and periodically I developed the worst stomach pain ever!We’re talking writhing on the floor, Sigourney-Weaver-in-Alien style pain. After a few weeks of “trying veg,” I […]
The purposeful genetic engineering and modification of our food supply has resulted in a plethora of questions and valid concerns regarding the safety of our food supply. Many of these issues directly relate to the power of food manufacturers and growers and their unchecked ability to distribute GE modified foods without adequate testing.
A Hilarious Look at the Trials and Tribulations of Pregnancy * By Nava Atlas (writing as Eunice Glick, Mindee Glick Garcia, and Bonnie Glick Macginnis)
Water is, quite literally, the river on which our good health flows. Water carries nutrients to our cells, aids digestion by forming stomach secretions, flushes our bodies of wastes, and keeps our kidneys healthy.It keeps our moisture-rich organs (our skin, eyes, mouth, and nose) functioning well, it lubricates and cushions our joints, and it regulates […]