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In Brief: Mom’s Social Network Benefits Baby’s Development

Women with postpartum depression often complain of social isolation, and multiple studies have documented that having inadequate social supports is a risk factor for postpartum depression.  A recent study suggests that increasing a mother’s social network may not only benefit the mother but it may also have benefits for her baby. In a recent study,… Read More »

Are Purple Carrots Healthier? Nutrition, Benefits and Uses – EcoWatch

By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD Carrots are tasty vegetables that come in a variety of colors. Purple carrots are especially eye-catching and provide unique health benefits specific to purple fruits and vegetables. All types of carrots are highly nutritious, but purple carrots are especially rich in powerful antioxidants known to fight inflammation and benefit certain… Read More »

Health Benefits of Cold Showers

A contributed post For most of us, a shower is just part of our daily routine. We jump in the shower to make sure that: we’re clean, we smell good and we look presentable enough to go about our everyday lives in public. Did you know, however, that there are a host of health benefits… Read More »