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Mothers who have meaningful skin contact during pregnancy and labor tend to have easier labors and are more responsive to their infants. Touching and handling her baby assists the new mother in milk production by aiding in the secretion of prolactin, the “mothering hormone.” By regularly massaging her baby, the mother not only sets up a cycle of healthy responses which improves her mothering abilities day by day, but also enhances her baby’s well-being, his disposition, and the relationship between the two of them. 956 more words
Yeah, you pile on those toppings. Pile ’em on real good.
Say no to the extra guac, because believe it or not, a trip through the McDonald’s drive-thru might be better for you in the long run. 365 more words
You are almost definitely slowly killing yourself.
Eating poorly, smoking, riding motorcycles, watching The Bachelor — they’re all statistically proven to shorten the average life span (except maybe that last one). 77 more words
We’ve all read headlines like this: “Late-night snacks are bad for your brain.” “A new study shows pizza is the most addictive food.” “Drinking a glass of wine is just as good as spending an hour at the gym.” These soundbites are on morning television, in magazines of every subject matter, and clogging your FB feed. 305 more words