weight gain

Pregnancy and post-pregnancy weight

In the last few months, at least 10 people I know have announced a new pregnancy. My social media is crammed with their announcements, ultrasounds, and puking reports. I also recently read a somewhat disturbing┬ástatistic. In a recent study, 75% of women followed were heavier one year after giving birth than before their pregnancy. The …

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Artificial Sweeteners

In the midst of moving, my husband sent me this article about artificial sweeteners, a topic loaded with confusion and mixed information. ┬áMy brother-in-law and I debate consumption of artificial sweeteners occasionally. ┬áLast week at a girls night, I listened in pain while several diabetic women discussed how they don’t want cancer from artificial sweeteners …

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