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    Your Key to Success with The Fertility Diet

    By Lolly Steuart     About 15-25 percent of couples are unable to achieve pregnancy after 12 months of trying to conceive. If this is you, you are not alone. The question I want to answer for you today is whether nutrition can help to improve those odds and increase the chances of conception. The good news is that a growing body of research suggests that, yes, nutrition may play a few key roles in improving fertility for both women and men. That’s why I am sharing with you these tips about the fertility diet.  It may not be surprising to know that sub-optimal lifestyles, like eating a poor diet and…

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    Child Nutrition

    By Marysa Cardwell Parent’s everywhere may be at their breaking point right now with everyone at home and the stress of feeding kids, homeschooling, and working. Feeding kids balanced and healthy meals are always a challenge but more so now than ever. We had a great child nutrition class (link) where we discussed several tips and tricks for feeding everyone well. I love www.kidseatright.org and www.choosemyplate.gov websites. They are great resources for meal planning and have a lot of resources and recipes. Many of my tips and tricks come from these two websites. I think the first thing to understand is how much a child should be eating. I used…

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    The 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating

    By Marysa Cardwell       Intuitive Eating, written by Registered Dietitians Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, is a book written to be a tool and a guideline to help people improve their relationship with their bodies and with food as well as teach people on how to nurture their bodies. The book is broken down by 10 key principles.  I have outlined the principles below from this groundbreaking book. As someone who has struggled with an eating disorder in the past, this book and the principles truly changed my life. “I believed that intuitive eating is one of the keys to a better relationship with food and your body”…