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Introducing Allergenic Food to Babies

Current guidelines from the National Institutes of Health state that it is best to introduce allergenic foods early on, at the same time as other foods. This can actually decrease the risk of becoming allergic. Common Allergenic Foods: Peanuts Other nuts Eggs Dairy Fish Shellfish Wheat Soy Guidelines for Introducing […]

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Overview of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition

What are the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans? The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were created by experts to guide Americans to a more active lifestyle. Since 2008, when the first Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans were developed, new evidence has emerged to support physical activity. These guidelines were developed […]

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Pregnancy and Postpartum Women

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that women who are pregnant or postpartum should engage in regular physical activity, under the supervision of their healthcare provider. Pregnancy and Postpartum Recommendations Keep it up. Women who regularly engaged in vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, or who were physically active before pregnancy, can […]