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Hello Health! Newsletter – August 2015

BREAST is BEST!

The first week of August was World Breast Feeding Week and as a new father it is a topic that is near and dear to my (and my wife’s) heart. The funny thing is that while there is great support for the importance of breast feeding (for both mother & child) there seems to be stigma attached to it. Not fully accepted by the public, breast-feeding mothers can experience discrimination and scrutiny by others for something that ought to be natural & accepted.

Take some time, this month to show your support for breast-feeding by checking out some of the following sites. Better yet, get involved locally to ensure that every child has the best opportunity to grow & thrive!

Breast-Feeding Hawaii

Mayo Clinic World Breast-Feeding Week

World Breast-Feeding Week

 

The Country Kitchen: Foods that Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s first defense against infection. It is the biological process that causes swelling in a sprained finger and turns the tissue around a splinter red. This acute inflammation is a healthy response…(MORE)

Everyday Ways: Decompress Your Stress

Ever have one of those days? The car doesn’t start, glass cups crashing over the kitchen floor, traffic seems to actually stop completely? Yup – all great examples of things that can stress a person out. The interesting thing about stress is…(MORE)

 

 

Mindful Matters: Take 10

Mindfulness can support your healthy lifestyle. Here are 10 Ways to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life…(MORE)

 

 

Check out some ono-liscious recipes!

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