Month: November 2019

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Eating Responsibly Through The Holidays

  Republished from American Heart Association Slow down before plowing through the holiday hors d’oeuvres or finishing off that overfilled plate of comfort food. An approach called mindful eating could just help you enjoy it even more and increase well-being. Paying close attention to food and how it makes your body feel also can help you make better decisions about what, why and the amount to eat. “Mindful eating starts before the meal,” said registered dietitian Carrie Dennett. She suggests “checking …

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Simple Ways Parents Can Reduce Child Obesity

Republished from Healthline.com An ongoing study is one of the first to explore how mother-infant interaction during feeding and active play influences infant and child obesity.  Researchers found that mothers who showed less emotional warmth during interactions with their infant had children who gained excess weight the fastest. More research is needed, but experts say there are other clear steps people can take to help decrease the risk of their child’s obesity.  The harmful effects that obesity can have on children’s health …

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