25) Quinoa Quinoa seeds are whole grain seeds which are cooked like rice. They have been used in western countries to boost milk production. They are extremely high in good quality protein and iron, two essential nutrients to boost milk supply  . The super seed is really very versatile and you will find a lot of tasty recipes online that will make it easier for you to include it in your diet. … [Read more...] about World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Top 30 Foods To Increase Breast Milk Supply
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Emotions are also mistakenly seen as absolutes; as solid entities that are either good or bad, sweet or sour, painful or pleasant. But the emotions we actually feel are fusions of many different feelings. We rarely feel pure anger or happiness. Happiness might have a sad undertow, while anger might be tinged with sorrow. Grief is even more powerful, subtle, and complex. This is why it is so overwhelming. It is an amalgam of all our most powerful feelings in a distressing roiling cauldron of emotion. It is anger at the injustice, bitterness about the loss, fear for the future, regrets about the times you were less than perfect. There is loneliness, too, but also happiness at their memory, and thankfulness for their presence in your life. … [Read more...] about Should You Try To “Get Over” Grief?
Survivors also use denial to cope, because it is hard to admit abuse is occurring, or leave. Denial gives a victim a chance to come to terms with an awful situation while trying not to feel worthless. As another research participant said: “If you can not focus on the negative, things are always better. If you live in your dream world with the rainbow, all that stuff, it’s always much easier to cope. If he was bad about everything, then I had to be bad, too.” … [Read more...] about Denial Prevents Pain, but Also Prevents Change
The Age of Enlightenment began in the 17th century and ushered in the use of reason and the scientific method. The scientific method as we continue to use it today demands the use of unbiased and objective data; as it should. This is the underpinning for the evidence-based approach we use in modern medicine and many other scientific disciplines. It forms the basis for the evidence-based approach that is integral to the study of Culinary Medicine, as we teach it at the University of Montana. … [Read more...] about COVID Crossroads
How then do we deal with this type of boredom? We can counter it by engaging in activities that are meaningful both to us and to our children. In other words, we should aim to find activities in which all parties can be truly invested. Such a suggestion might seem like a tall order, but it’s worth trying. If executed well, it can give rise to long-lasting connections between parent and child. It is, however, hard work. It obliges us to listen to them about their interests and to accept that there might be value and meaning even in activities that at first appear to us to be meaningless or foolish. It also requires that we don’t passively capitulate to their interests but that we try to enhance their interests with our knowledge and expertise. It’s only by doing so that we can become genuinely involved in their activities. … [Read more...] about Parenting and Boredom