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Linwoods Heath foods – super foods that really are super foods »

Talk about serendipity.  The day after my new Vitamix blender arrived, a package of Linwoods samples arrived at my door.  Christmas has indeed arrived early this year! Linwoods health foods is a Irish company that has been making flaxseed and other healthy super food product for customers in Ireland, the UK and Europe since 2003 ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on October 8, 2014
Filed under: Dads,Health,Product Review,Recipes

New Guidelines for Genetic Testing of Children »

If a genetic disorder ran in your family would you want your child tested for it? What if knowing early could not prevent it, is it still worth the test? In a joint policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), in the ...
Posted by: Bonnie Ping on
Filed under: Health,News

LunaTagz – Light up the way »

Yep, it’s official.  Summer is almost over and fall is right around the corner.   This year my daughter goes off to school for the first time (gulp) and I am eagerly trying out all the latest and greatest accessories to ensure she is safe and well outfitted. Enter lunatagz.  Made from genuine 3M scotchlite reflective ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Product Review,Things for Kids

5 Delicious 100 Calorie Recipes »

It’s that time of the day again. You had your 12 ‘o clock lunch and now you have the case of the munchies. You are going through a menu list in your head of what you can snack on to hold you through dinner. A donut, chocolate chip cookie, ice cream bar, chips, or brownie ...
Posted by: Anna Haripersaud on
Filed under: Health,Recipes

There’s an App for that: New Weight loss Research »

With the holidays here many might not have dieting on the mind, but come New Years day you might want to re-invent your diet and lifestyle! According to new a study published by the Archives of Internal medicine, the key to being successful at losing weight this new-year is making use apps for smart phones ...
Posted by: Natalie Diaz on
Filed under: Behavior Tips,Health

The Santa Barbara Bar – nutritious really does taste great »

I have been on a quest for a good nutrition bar for as long as I can remember.   Something that doesn’t taste processed, isn’t packed with artificial ingredients, and isn’t overly sweet. You see, I like healthy food.  I think it tastes good.  If I’m going to skip a meal, I don’t really want ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Health,News,Product Review

GLO Bag Product Review »

If you are like many Americans then you are back in the saddle hitting the gym full force now that the new year is upon us!  I have to say I am a pretty regular gym goer, so it is nothing new for me, but it is hard to stay motivated day in and day ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Health,Women's Corner

FDA Approves Kadcyla for Fighting Breast Cancer »

Kadcyla is the new drug that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved to help battle breast cancer with less side effects. According to Reuters Kadcyla is manufactured by A Swiss drug-making company called Roche. Kadcyla is an antibody-drug conjugates, which means that is a combination of a drug and an antibody. In the ...
Posted by: Bonnie Ping on
Filed under: Health,News,Women's Issues

Chocolate milk as post-workout recovery drink? »

A recent study that was published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise claims that drinking chocolate milk after a workout can speed recovery. This study, as well as another from the University of Texas, shows that not only can the tasty drink speed recovery, it may also improve endurance. Researchers gave the fat-free ...
Posted by: Kelly Laura on
Filed under: Columnist,Health,News

Air cork wine preserver -Now mommy can have her wine and save some too! »

For better or worse my husband and I have consumed our fair share of wine in our time; particularly on weekends. But with the 7 day a week early morning wake up call we now have- courtesy of our two toddlers- it’s rare for us to polish off an entire bottle in one sitting. The ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Holiday GIft Guide,News,Product Review
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