Tag Archive for Health

Big Announcement, First Appointments & Ultrasound!

Today is a great day. Today is a particularly great day because we’re announcing our very first pregnancy here on Nesting Nelsons. Many of you are regular readers and many of you are new readers, but both camps will notice that the content on the site will be changing to keep up with medical updates, symptoms, funny stories, “quirks and quarks” and… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: Spicy General Tao Chicken Stir Fry on Brown Rice

Its another MIND-full Monday here at Nesting with the Nelsons. I’m switching onto spicier fair for today’s convenience meal, using General Tao Stir Fry sauce from Blue Dragon. My husband and I originally picked these up as cash back offers from Checkout 51. If you’re a regular reader, you already know that most new things that I try out are… Read more →

Science Sunday: What is a Scientist? (Scientific Mindset Pt I)

What does it mean to be a scientist? Further, what does it mean to have a “scientific” mindset, without being an actual scientist? In our pop culture view, we recognize the meme of “scientist” to hold a PhD in an area such as chemistry, biology, neurology, physics, astronomy or another natural science. He or she is often wearing a lab coat… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: Simple Salmon & Brown Rice Khichri

Hi everyone, Welcome to the first installment in the MIND-full Monday series where I share my convenient, affordable recipe ideas that fit the requirements of the Alzheimer’s prevention MIND diet. To read more about my motivation to adopt this diet or to read the initial research by the Rush Memory and Aging Project on Dr. Martha Clare Morris’ MIND diet, follow the… Read more →

Science Sunday: Sex of Brain Changed in Rat, 10 Mistakes When Interpreting Research, Galaxy-Inspired Easter Eggs

  Drumroll, please! Its time for another edition of Science Sunday! This week, we’re talking about prenatal digit and brain development, Google Maps for the body, along with top mistakes made while reading scientific studies. As important as it is to read studies, it is more important to read them correctly to prevent misunderstanding and the spread of misinformation. And a… Read more →

Monday Musings: Quick Avocado-Parm Pasta Lunch for Two

I love to strip recipes down to their very-best ingredients. When I was really little, my favorite foods were macaroni and cheese and grilled chicken in mushroom alfredo pasta. I loved and still love all things creamy. But I know that with that creamy texture comes calories, fat, sodium and sugar. So, I’ve finally come up with a solution to… Read more →