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What to Eat for your Baby’s Heart Health

What a more loving time of your life, than when your baby is growing and developing inside your body. One organ that begins to form very early is your baby’s heart. It will start beating around week 3 to 4 of gestation, and needs plenty of …

Are Heavy Metals Affecting Your Health?

Have you ever thought about how your health might be affected by what types of contaminants are in the food you eat, the water you drink, the air you breathe or the products you put on your skin? Aside from chemicals, what do all of …

Is Your Body Breaking Down Sugar Properly?

Diabetes or prediabetes is a commonly known medical condition that affects our body’s ability to break down sugar, this is also known as insulin resistance. But, did you know that insulin resistance can develop over time and ultimately begin to wreak havoc within your body …

Your Baby Has Reflux…Or Do They?

Congrats on your new baby! You have asked all the questions, took all the classes, but your baby seems to be spitting up more than expected. Maybe they even have some projectile vomiting…What is going on? Is something wrong? First, lets start by asking a …

Bad Vegan vs. Balanced Vegan

I am always curious to know why people end up becoming a “vegan”.  The most common answers I hear are:

 I am against animal cruelty
 I don’t want to expose myself to all the hormones and antibiotics
 I heard its healthier
 I want to lose weight
Eating too much …

Don’t Settle For A Headache

One particular issue that I find surprisingly pervasive is the number of people in the community suffering from headaches on a very regular basis. Unfortunately, I hear things like:

“They have been going on for so long, I have almost gotten used to them.”

How to Avoid the Freshman 15

Written by IWG Intern Sabrina Barrett 

Congratulations! You’re going to college. You’ve found a roommate, you’ve planned your classes, but have you figured out how to avoid the infamous “Freshman Fifteen?” Here are some easy tips and tricks for maintaining good health in between those midnight …

How to Avoid a Hangover

The summertime is here and, let’s be honest, a lot of drinking and partying is about to begin. Everyone loves going out and having a good time with their friends, but it’s safe to say nobody loves the hangover that comes after a night of …