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Why Food Education in Schools Is So Important

For most of us, lunch was our favorite “subject” in school. But how many of us knew how the food was prepared or what was in the food we were eating? Home economics classes used to be a staple in high schools, but in recent decades they’ve disappeared in favor of academics-focused curriculum. As these classes disappeared, food education disappeared with them. Why is food education in schools so important and what are school boards doing to bring this kind…

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The Benefits of Yoga for Back Pain

Many still think of yoga as something that froo-froo ultraspirtualists do, but the practice spans thousands of years. You gain physical, mental and emotional benefits from yoga which empowers people to take up the practice, and many lose their negative perceptions of yoga when…

October 7, 2018
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Five Awesome Brunch Ideas for Kids

Brunch is not something you usually associate with kids, but it can be a fun way to get them involved in the kitchen. If you prefer to eat smaller meals throughout the day, brunch can be a fantastic way to keep you going between…

September 29, 2018
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Moms

You Put What on What? The Most Amazing Breast Milk Benefits

Nips do weird things, and women put weird things on nips. So, it stands to reason what comes out of those nips gets put on everything under the sun — meaning, breast milk’s got benefits. Ready to learn about the superpowers of breast milk?…

September 17, 2018
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Moms

10 Millennial Mom Blogs You Should be Following

Millennial? Mom? Check, and check. That exquisite alliteration sounds more elegant than the reality of your day-to-day life. You rush from point A to point B, and somehow, you manage to work and teach your munchkins how to take over the world without anyone…

September 10, 2018
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5 Easy Ways to Connect With Others and Be Your Best Self

“Being alone doesn’t mean you’re lonely,” people like to say. A dash of solitude with self-care can rejuvenate your energy and make you feel ready to take on the world again. You get so busy taking on the world that you forget to flow…

September 1, 2018
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Do Bananas Help You Poop? And Other Digestive Problems

Do bananas help you poop? Well — two types of fiber typically make up food — soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber, such as that found in oatmeal, dissolves in water and soaks up moisture. On the other hand, insoluble fiber can’t break down, like…

August 18, 2018