Posts Categorized: Wellness

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Oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies

Want a yummy way to keep up nutrients important for the support of breastfeeding? Try lactation cookies! Lactation cookies contain nutrients that promote lactation. • Brewer’s yeast contains iron, protein, and other vitamins and minerals that promote milk supply. It is believed to help with fatigue and the “baby blues.” • Oats are high in…
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What is the ‘crypto’ fecal parasite?

Many people enjoy relaxing or exercising in a swimming pool, especially when temperatures are sweltering, but concerns about a parasite could have them reevaluating whether they want to take the plunge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning about a parasite, Cryptosporidium or crypto, that can be passed on through swimming pools….
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Do I need to have my bunions removed?

If you have bunions, you know they can cause discomfort while walking around. But should you have your bunions removed? The answer is: maybe not. Bunions, or hallux valgus, develop when the bone or tissue at the bottom joint of the toe shifts, causing a bony bump. They are commonly found on the base of…
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Meal planning could be the key to your health

Life can often become stressful and busy between all of your responsibilities. Let’s be real, after a long day of work, the last thing you want to do is spend the next couple of hours putting together dinner. The same can be said for getting up early to make breakfast and lunch. That is why…
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