food

Your Biggest Meal Should be Breakfast If You Want to Get Pregnant

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While previous studies have hinted that eating like a Greek might help you conceive, there's one thing we can all agree on (feta-lover or otherwise): A hearty, healthy breakfast is more important than you would have ever thought. Sure, you'll need your nutrients and vitamins to power through the day, but did you... read more

8 Toddler-Approved Totally Creepy Halloween Treats

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Looking for healthy and fun recipes that will spook and satisfy every goblin, ghoul and ghost this Halloween? These spirited treats are tasty, colorful and terrifyingly terrific! And don't feel like you've got to skip on sweets, either. These awesome eight recipes will give your tot all the nutrients she needs to Trick-or-Treat the whole... read more

Recall Alert! Reser’s Fine Foods May Have Listeria Contamination

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Moms-to-be, listen up: Over 100,000 cases of refrigerated ready-to-eat Reser's Fine Foods products have been recalled due to a possible listeria contamination. The packages contain foods such as: pasta, cole slaw, potato salad and ice cream. Listeria can cause listeriosis infection, and it may take up to four weeks for symptoms to show.... read more

Eating Like a Greek Could Help You Get Pregnant

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Women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet high in vegetables, vegetable oils, fish and beans are more likely increase their chances of getting pregnant, according to dietitians at Loyola University Health System. You hear that, ladies? Dietitians want you to eat more like a Greek -- and to that, I proudly say: BRING. ON.... read more

Bumpie Buzz: Drew Barrymore Reveals Plans for Baby Number 2

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The Pros (and Cons!) of Making Your Own Baby Food

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Imagine how much easier it would be to raise kids if you didn’t have to feed them? You could blissfully go about your day without having to purée anything or push green beans on anyone. You wouldn’t have to water down juice, cool off oatmeal, or pick the raisins out of raisin bread.... read more

How the Government Shutdown Affects You and Your Baby

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This morning, the US government officially shutdown. And while the harsh reality has closed hundreds of national parks, zoos and sent government employees out of work without pay, the Congressional stalemate hits way, way closer to home for many. As of this morning, no additional federal funds are available to support the Special Supplemental Nutrition... read more

For Dessert Tonight: Out-of-This-World Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Celebrating the end of summer and the kick-off of another school year deserves a super sweet treat! We're loving these easy to make, even easier to eat ice cream sandwiches! Made for a backyard barbecue or for an afternoon snack -- these grab 'n go bites will be a hit at every party and for... read more

For Dinner Tonight: Mini Nacho Pizzas

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Next weekend will be loaded up with backyard barbeques, delicious summer snacks and tons of sweet treats, so tonight let's try for a little change of pace, shall we? These mini nacho pizzas are a dinnertime must and we love how creative and colorful (read: loaded with veggies!) you can get with your meal. For... read more

Doctors Who Don’t Allow Eating and Drinking During Labor May Be Wrong

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Your labor and delivery might be well on its way to a makeover after a recent study by The Cochrane Library found that there's no need to restrict women's food and fluid intake during labor. In fact, the research actually supports women eating and drinking as they please while they wait for baby...

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