Perfect Diet Fruit – Cantaloupe

    Nutritional value (1/2 cup/125 mL): 25 calories, less than 1 g fibre, source of vitamin A, folate and potassium   Disease-fighting factor: Cantaloupe is high in the antioxidant beta-carotene, which may help reduce the risk of developing cataracts. Cantaloupe is a …

9 Things Only A Mother Could Say

1. This too shall pass. It annoyed me endlessly when she said this, but it’s probably the best advice she ever gave me and I tell my kids the same thing. Time heals most wounds (or at least it dulls the pain). And …

First Of All You Are A Human Being

New Vision   A guiding light doesn’t come with a switch And there are no repairmen to keep it in good use It’s obviously a metaphor for “the light at the end of the tunnel” Which I could barely see up ahead before …

Best Antioxidant Activity – Blueberry

    Nutritional value (1/2 cup/125 mL): 41 calories, 1.5 g fibre, rich in antioxidants   Disease-fighting factor: Blueberries rank No. 1 in antioxidant activity when compared to 60 other fresh fruits and vegetables. Blueberries may help lower the risk of developing age-related …

Be A Bad Mom – Energy Tips for Mothers

  Why is it that the kids have all the energy, but they’re the ones who get to nap? Parenting is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but it’s also exhausting. You are on duty 24-7, no weekends off or …

How Ginger Helps You Burn Fat

    Often referred to as a “universal remedy,” ginger consumption has anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, glucose-sensitizing, and stimulating effects on the gastrointestinal tract. The spice also eases hunger, increases fat burn, and can be used as a home remedy to help ease symptoms of …