Pregnant women have special dietary needs. They need to follow a healthy diet not only for their body but more importantly for the development of their unborn child. The expression eating for two plainly describes this need for greater nutrient intake during pregnancy. Some women unfortunately interpret this as gorging on as much food as they can stomach. While pregnant women are expected to gain a certain amount of weight during pregnancy, it can be dangerous to gain too much weight from eating too much food. Eating for two does not mean increasing one's food intake, but refers to improving the quality of one's diet. What pregnant women must keep in mind is that the baby is not as big…

Finding the right exercise tips on losing weight is a lot more confusing than you might think. Everywhere you look there is a new diet and exercise plan that is guaranteed to give you good results. There are some things that you should consider before you choose a diet or an exercise routine for weight loss. Consider the source of your exercise tips on losing weight. If you are looking at diets, make sure that the source is a reputable one and that the diet that is recommended uses common sense. Any diet that focuses on quick weight loss is not healthy and will only result in your gaining the weight back in the long run. There are a number…

Wellness — the latest buzzword to hit the health industry — is actually the best way forward. It's never too late to rethink your diet plan and make fresh and realistic health resolutions. It is the right time to take stock of the situation. Ask yourself: Are we being fair to ourselves when we make these strict guidelines of diet and exercise? Most people recoil at the thought of dieting and exercising, especially on a cold winter morning. And for all those people who are fed up with diet dictums, the good news is that the best way to lose weight is not to diet or deprive yourself of all the good things in life. If this sounds too good…

I have always struggled to live a stress-free life. I worry about almost every aspect of life and living this way has caused me a lot of problems including various bouts of ill health from time to time. I needed to find a way of coping with and reducing the amount of stress in my life and in this article I write about how I have managed to achieve this. I suppose my main areas of anxiety have been to do with relationships with my friends and with members of the opposite sex, financial, for example worrying about money and also work-related stress. I am the kind of person who is classed as a thinker. I basically think far too…