Did You Know These CEREALS Destroy Your Hormones, Crush Your Energy & Cause Weight Gain (plus healthier alternatives)

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Since you’re reading this at HealthSmartMom.com, I know that you care about your body and health.  So I know you realize how important it is to eat breakfast each day, and I’m sure you already know to avoid the obvious sugary cereals like the flakes with sugar frosting, the fruity sugar cereals with artificial colors, the frosted […]


How to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Breasts

I’ve never been a busty gal. As a matter of fact, until after I started having children and nursing them, “flat chested” would be a more accurate description. However, as much as I enjoyed having breasts when I was pregnant and nursing, eventually I would try to lose the baby weight. And without fail, the […]

Aging Naturally

Aging Naturally

When it comes to aging, some people have no problem going under the knife or resorting to extreme measures to fend off old age and retain their youth. Others prefer a more natural approach. The first thing you need to is look at how your body is aging. Is it showing signs in appearance like […]

Journey to the New Me!

I’ll be starting a new section to my Aging Beautifully category called Journey to the New Me!  I will be your guniea pig!  I am 43 and going through a divorce.  The thought of being single again at this age has me looking at my body and wow- have I let myself go!  Beyond the […]

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Don’t Fall For These Aging Myths

Stereotypes regarding the aging process have kept many aging myths going over the years. These are misconceptions that are ingrained the minds of many generations, and unfortunately, they contribute to the aging process because these individuals don’t believe they have other options. Some people dig their heels in and keep reminding themselves and everyone else […]

Aging Gracefully and Beautifully

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I spent the better part of Sunday (my 42nd birthday) and Monday  in bed with food poisioning. (UGH!)  And I have to say that by the time I was able to get out of bed on Tuesday I had decided that being 42 was no fun at all!  But I had to correct my thinking, because let’s […]

Hidden Toxins May Be Harming Your Brain Health


You may not have given much thought about your brain health lately, possibly not even at all, but no matter what your age, you should be just as concerned about your brain health as you are with the health of the rest of your body. In case you haven’t heard, the number of people in […]

Do You Have Acid Reflux?

Nearly all of us have heartburn at one time or another and end up reaching for the usual heartburn home remedies. The first sign may be that all too familiar burning in the chest and it may be joined by a bitter taste in the mouth. For most, we can pop an antacid or two and […]

Common Kidney Conditions

When your kidneys are working properly, most people never think about them, but if you siffer from kidney pain, they are always on your mind.  Here is a short list of the most common kidney ailments and conditions. Kidney Stones (Renal Calculi) There are a variety of reasons that kidney stones develop.  Sometimes a reaction […]

Tips of a Balanced Kidney Diet

If you have kidneydisease then you should adhere to a menu balanced for optimum kidney health.  It’s good bet, if you’re like me (and most other people) you tend to be somewhat  unyielding to change – okay, so I’m very contrary  to change.  Especially when it comes to my menu.  I go for what I […]

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