Nour Zibdeh

Book Review

Read my review, published in Today’s Dietitian Magazine. March 2008. Volume 10, Number 3. You: On a Diet: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management Michael Roizen, MD and Mehmet Oz, MD 2006. Free Press, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020 Learn how to identify the REAL causes of your gut problems. Download …

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Is Mercury Keeping you from Eating Fish?

Methyl mercury toxicity usually comes in the way of eating more fish. However, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the only people who need to be concerned about mercury toxicity are pregnant women, those who might get pregnant, nursing women, and young children. Even the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists considers 12 ounces …

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Essential For Pregnancy, Nursing, and Baby

“Omega-3 Fatty Acids” is a broad name for several fats that are considered good and beneficial for health. The term omega-3 is simply related to their chemical composition. The body’s most favorite omega-3 is DHA, and it is abundant in the brain and the retina of the eye. It works to promote normal mental function, memory, …

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Nitrate and Infants

Plants need nitrogen to grow, which comes mainly from nitrate. When there is more nitrate than plants can utilize, it can migrate in between rocks and soil and contaminate water sources. Other sources of contamination are human manure, sewage, and nitrogen-based fertilizers. This is a concern for children especially infants younger than 3 months of …

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Thanks for visiting my blog. It’s been on my mind to start it a long time ago, but of course, life got in the way. For those of you who don’t know me, I just had a beautiful baby boy, Khaled. He’s 7 months now but it will always feel like I just had him …

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