Many people find it difficult to eat healthy, but cheaply at fast food restaurants. While healthy fast food may seem like a misnomer, it is possible to pay attention to the fast food nutrition and stay within a budget at restaurants such as McDonalds, Wendys and Burger King.
Acupressure is an ancient technique used to improve health. Recently, practitioners have used acupressure to induce labor. Learn more about acupressure point locations and the names of the points you can use to get your labor started.
By now, most families are trying to eat more organic foods. But eating organic foods may increase your monthly food budget. Luckily, there are some things you can do to save money and eat organic. For example, you could find organic food coupons, shop for organic foods online or at farmers markets.
A birthing ball is simply a large exercise ball that pregnant women use during labor. Though it may sound odd, a birthing ball and labor is a great combination, depending on the birthing ball balls policy at your hospital. Birthing balls can help your contractions become more manageable and easier.
An exercise or a birthing ball is a must have for pregnant women. Doing exercise ball workouts during pregnancy help decrease pregnancy discomforts and prepare the body for labor and birth. Learn more about exercise ball exercises you can do during pregnancy such as pelvic tilts with a ball.
Health benefits of zinc include a stronger immune system and faster healing from cuts and bruises. While you can take supplements to increase your zinc levels, doctors agree it’s best to get the vitamins and minerals you need from the foods you eat. Luckily, it’s easy to eat foods high in zinc.
Backaches during pregnancy are one of the biggest complaints. Most pregnant women know to stay away from commercial pain relievers, but there are some natural things you can do to help with backaches. Popular remedies include the pelvic tilt, pregnancy yoga and a maternity support belt.
Any woman who’s ever been pregnant has dealt with swollen ankles during pregnancy. In fact, a little swelling is normal. But there are some things you can do to alleviate the worst of the swelling such as wearing support hose, exercising during pregnancy and drinking more water.
Pregnancy hemorrhoids are extremely common and very uncomfortable for many women. Rather than just dealing with it, or applying a medication to the area, there are some natural things you can do. For example, you could try a sitz bath and hemorrhoids may heal without having to do anything else.
Heartburn during pregnancy is common, especially in the third trimester as the baby puts pressure on the stomach and hormones cause muscles to loosen. Fortunately, there are pregnancy-safe heartburn treatment options and prevention methods.
Everyone is looking for ways to prevent cancer and luckily there are some natural things you can try to prevent cancer or even kill cancer cells. Many people swear by the Budwig diet, some by green tea and others by modified citrus pectin (MCP). Learn more about natural ways to prevent cancer.
Women pregnant with twins will need to pay special attention to their diet. They need extra calories and nutrition to make sure their pregnancy with twins is as healthy as possible. Find out what the average weight gain during pregnancy with twins should be and how to eat healthy.
Pregnant women are at a higher risk of getting an infection called listeriosis which can be in some deli meat and cheeses. A listeriosis infection can cause illness, miscarriage and even stillbirth. Find out how to eat deli meat during pregnancy and if cheeses such as feta cheese are safe.
Essential oils used for aromatherapy are popular with aromatherapists and people looking for natural remedies for health conditions. Essential oils can improve many conditions including nausea and vomiting, headaches, muscle pain, acne, cellulite and other health conditions.
Every pregnant women knows that she can’t diet during her pregnancy. But how many calories during pregnancy is right? And what are the best foods to eat during pregnancy? And are there foods like feta cheese and fish high in mercury that she’s supposed to avoid?
When everyone thinks of ginger essential oil, they think of how it relieves nausea and vomiting. But ginger essential oil with its warm and spicy scent can also help with coughs and muscle pain. Find out more about how to use ginger essential oil to improve health issues.
Cinnamon bark essential oil is popular with some aromatherapists for its spicy, familiar scent and its health benefits. Find out how to use cinnamon bark oil to fight nausea and vomiting, improve a libido and even help improve menstrual cramps.
It surprises many women, but some fish and pregnancy can not be combined. Pregnant women need to avoid some fish in pregnancy due to mercury pollution. Mercury in fish can lead to birth defects. However, fish is an important addition to a pregnant woman’s diet as it contains omega-3s.
Lately green tea and cancer prevention are spoken about in the same sentence. So how does green tea prevent cancer? Find out more about the antioxidants in green tea and why green tea is such a big deal to the cancer industry.