The Importance of Folic Acid
While most people recognize that folic acid is important when you’re pregnant, this B vitamin is actually essential for all of us. While it is particularly critical when you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, folic acid supports growth and development in the body – supporting your overall health.
Allie’s Corner: How to Sleep Like a Pro
If you are not allowing enough time for sleep, nothing is going to change! The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person, but most adults require seven to nine hours of sleep per night.
What We Are Loving Right Now
When one month plays host to Valentine’s Day, American Heart Month, National Weddings Month and Chocolate Lover’s Month, it only seems appropriate to take a few moments to focus on love, love, love.
Loving Yourself at Any Size
Many of us unwittingly send ourselves less-than-loving messages day in and day out, creating a sense of dissatisfaction with our bodies and, in turn, our lives. During this month of love, maybe it is time to turn the message around and create greater appreciation and even adoration for ourselves – no matter what the size.
Ask Sofia: Do I have IBS?
When it comes to ongoing digestive issues, discomfort, gas or constipation, patients sometimes wonder if their symptoms add up to a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. In a nutshell, IBS affects the large intestine, with symptoms that can include cramping, bloating, abdominal pain, gas, and both diarrhea and constipation.
Ask Sofia: Should I take a probiotic?
Most people know that a daily probiotic or the occasional yogurt is a good idea, but not everyone knows why or understands the options available when it comes to getting their daily dose of healthy bacteria.