Milk isn’t all baby swallows when sucking on a nipple. Along with that nutritive fluid comes non-nutritive air, which can make a baby feel uncomfortably full before before he or she’s finished a meal. That’s why burping baby to bring up any excess air that’s accumulated — every 60 ml (2 fl oz) or so [...]
Archive for May, 2011
The food you eat fuels your performance, at the playing fields, or even at home and work. The right combination of food and exercise will give you the added edge. Here are some fir tips: Carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of fuel for physical activity and are an integral part of an athlete’s training [...]
Could eating more fatty fish be a simple way to help alleviate depression? Research points to “yes.” Researchers have known for some time that rates of depression are lower in countries where lots of fish is consumed and higher in qcountries where little fish is eaten. Recently experts have noted that some people who suffer [...]
Do set a good example for your child to copy. Share mealtimes and eat the same healthy foods. Do discourage snacking on sweets and fatty foods. Keep plenty of healthy foods, such as fruits, raw vegetables, low-fat crackers, and yogurt, around for children to eat between meals. Do allow children to follow their natural appetites [...]
Nursing stimulates uterine contractions that help prevent hemorrhaging and return the uterus to its normal size. Breast milk is convenient and economical; it is sterile, portable, and always the right temperature. Nursing promotes a special kind of mother-infant bonding.
In recent years commercial and home bakers alike have developed low-sugar, low-fat versions of many cakes, cookies, and pies. Some of these lack the flavor and texture of their traditional counterparts, but others are quite acceptable alternatives. Don’t be afraid to experiment with your favorite recipes; in general, fat can be cut by one-third or [...]
There are number of ways you can try to keep yourself fit, and the best way is to control your intake. To minimise the saturated fat inside your body, we have collected 10 simple points by which you can reduce fat. Just follow these steps and you can surely see the results in few weeks [...]
Measured by their ORAC scores, ORAC refers to the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity, an analysis that is used to measure the total antioxidant power of foods and other chemical substances. The higher the ORAC score, the greater the its antioxidant capacity. This is a laboratory measurement and its relevance to the diet is unclear. Demonstrating [...]
Researchers are finding many links between diet and dementia, and there is evidence that some foods are powerful allies in the battle against Alzheimer’s Fish, especially oily fish like salmon, mackerel, herring, and sardines, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and should be eaten at least three times per week.
Soggy nipples, that is, nipples that remain wet for long periods, are more prone to soreness, it therefore helps to expose your nipples to air and sunlight as much as possible, until the soreness heals. You can wear a loose garment without a bra, or you can wear a tea-strainer without a handle inside your [...]