First Time Dad? Here’s How to Prepare

By on January 27, 2020

Whether planned or not, becoming a soon-to-be dad can bring about a lot of different emotions. What’s sure is that having a child will change your life in a lot of different ways, so it’s important to prepare yourself in the right ways so you can take care of your family and help make it

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Digging into Diets: The Mediterranean Diet

By on January 23, 2020

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE When someone mentions they eat a Mediterranean diet, it can evoke a lot of alluring images— grazing on fresh olives and expensive cheeses while nursing a glass of red wine on the canal. Compared to more traditional ‘diets’ which count calories and dread the sight of an avocado

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Digging into Diets: Weight Watchers (WW)

By on January 8, 2020

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE Weight Watchers® (WW) is an old staple when it comes to dieting. It’s been around for decades, and it’s likely you know more than one person who has tried it— in fact, it’s the largest commercial weight loss program in the US and even has international reach. But

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Digging into Diets: The Paleo Diet

By on January 8, 2020

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE From the outside, the Paleo diet is an attractive one. In a life and culture that seems jam-packed with complexity and juggling the right things, something simple and easy can feel like a comfort. After all, if our ancestors didn’t have to manage paying bills, keeping appointments, and

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What to Know About Circumcising Your Child

By on November 7, 2019

If you’re expecting a boy, then it’s inevitable that you’ll face the question of whether to circumcise him or not. Ultimately, it comes down to what you think is best for your child, but it’s still extremely important to be informed about the process before you face the final decision. Today, circumcision is becoming more

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Weight and Health: Understanding Body Mass Index (BMI)

By on November 5, 2019

Reviewed By: Casey Seiden MS, RD, CDN, CDE In everyday life, it’s common to get an idea of someone’s overall health by assessing their weight. That’s because weight is often an important number according to societal expectations. However, your weight can often be a misnomer. The truth is that your weight may look very different

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