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Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
7 Great Probiotics for Kids

7 Great Probiotics for Kids

I didn’t know much about probiotics before I became a mom—then, I gave birth to an adorable little boy who spent the first two years of his life either developing or recovering from an ear infection. That bright pink Amoxicillin suspension usually ch ...
5 Reasons to Get Passionate About Papaya

5 Reasons to Get Passionate About Papaya

Papaya is an orange, oblong fruit with a sweet flavor and a buttery texture. Christopher Columbus referred to papaya as the “fruit of the angels.” Considering all of the fruit’s nutritional benefits, we’d have to agree that p ...