The Milk of Human Kindness

The Milk of Human Kindness

The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Mississippi is banking on the generosity of lactating mothers, and the time, talents and financial support of volunteers to provide life-saving mothers’ milk for infants in need. Unless you have been directly involved with a family member or friend who has given birth to a premature or special needs infant who needed human breast milk to survive, recover and thrive, you might not be aware that Read more »
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September 03, 2015
Diet & Fitness: Should you eat like a caveman?

Diet & Fitness: Should you eat like a caveman?

A look at the Paleo and low-carbohydrate diets and their affects on fitness training. Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Which diet is the best? This is one of the most common questions about nutrition and health, with implications for weight control, chronic disease prevention and treatment, and exercise performance. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to this question. While there are certain eating patterns and various aspects of Read more »
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July 01, 2015
The Rewarding and Sometimes Challenging Art of Breastfeeding

The Rewarding and Sometimes Challenging Art of Breastfeeding

One of the first, and most important decisions a mother makes for her newborn is how she will feed him. When a mother chooses to breastfeed she is making a positive investment in her baby’s future. Breast milk is the perfect food and will give her infant a healthy start that will last a lifetime. In fact, breastfeeding protects the baby, benefits the mother, may make life a little easier, Read more »
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July 01, 2015
Mississippi’s Farmers Markets – Goodness Fresh from the Farm

Mississippi’s Farmers Markets – Goodness Fresh from the Farm

Farmers Markets are on the rise in Mississippi. It’s hard to find a community that doesn’t have a farmers market or produce stand brimming with fresh fruits, vegetables and more. In early 2014, there were more than 81 farmers markets in the state, a sharp increase from just ten years earlier when there were barely a dozen statewide. Now, nearly every county has a market and several have two or Read more »
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May 11, 2015
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JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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