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A 3-Step Program For Picky Eaters

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Is there a science to getting your kids to eat better? Maybe. A new study from Aston University and Loughborough University in the UK found that introducing the 'three Rs' -- repetition, role modeling and reward -- dramatically increased the amount of vegetables picky eaters consumed that they previously disliked. How's... Read more

Why Your Preconception Diet Matters

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Focused on maintaining a healthy pregnancy diet? Keep it up! But know that what you eat before you get pregnant matters too -- affecting baby's cancer risk and vulnerability to infection. That's the word from a new study published in Genome Biology. While a child's DNA is passed on from parents, environmental factors -- including diet... Read more

Judgey Much? Woman Who Posted Fat-Shaming Facebook Pic Offers Apology

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Add another chapter to the book on mommy wars. This time, one woman -- and her fabulous abs -- stands at the center of the controversy. By now we've all seen the photo. Last year, working mama Maria Kang posted a picture of herself with three kids -- then three boys under three, the youngest... Read more

I Love My Postbaby Body (Yes, Really)

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Last night, after my workout, I forgot to put a shirt on. For four hours, I walked around our home wearing a Target nursing bra and GAP Body short shorts. I cooked dinner that way, I talked to my friend Amanda for 45 minutes on the phone that way, I watched Californication with my husband... Read more

Losing the Mommy Weight

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My weight has been going up (and up!) over the last couple of years. Here's my history: 2009: Got engaged at my lowest adult weight ever 2010: Got married 10 pounds heavier 2011: Got pregnant 20 pounds heavier than that 2012: Delivered my son at 25 pounds heavier than that After the birth of my... Read more