Better Homes and Bodies
If the picky eating seems to be sensory-based, encourage your child to play with foods to get used to them. Maybe have your child get involved with food preparation. Kids are more likely to try things if they help prepare the meal. Also, a consistent routine at mealtime is helpful.
We know this to be the most frustrating experience for women looking to conceive. So don’t be hard on yourself. How about some easy recommendations? Starting with (you guessed it) your diet. Getting your body ready for conception is the first step towards a healthy pregnancy, and the power of good nutrition is what drives us to better health. Although you are unable to control all of the causes of infertility, you are in control of your eat
It’s great to be in the backyard grilling again. But don’t want another hamburger? Here’s an easy recipe for your next cookout. Dad will be the hero again!
How about a little sun?
When it comes to Vitamin D which is truly a hormone, and hormones have thousands of important functions, make sure you know your numbers. A deficiency of Vitamin D causes your other hormones to be out of balance, including the ones that control your blood glucose (insulin), your sex hormones, even thyroid and parathyroid hormones. Healthy adults can take a 400 IU supplement of vitamin D daily — more if they get little or no sun exposure, or if your doctor prescribes a higher amount after testing your levels. 10 to 15 minutes in the sun (without sunscreen) can provide you with 10,000+ IU’s of Vitamin D; a cup of milk gives you 90 IU’s.