April 2022

Electrolyte Balance 101

By |2022-04-01T23:34:59-05:00April 18th, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Replenishing Your Electrolytes Without Getting Too Many  Though electrolytes are featured prominently in ads for sports drinks as a way to help your body recover after working out, over-consuming them won’t make you any healthier. In fact, getting too many electrolytes can be as bad as not getting enough. So, what exactly are these mysterious [...]

Celebrate National Walk to Work Day by Building a Walking Habit for a Stronger Heart and Mind

By |2022-04-01T23:14:02-05:00April 1st, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Walking for Just 30 Minutes 3 Times per Week Unlocks a Bounty of Heart Health and Mental Health Benefits Though April Fool’s Day tends to steal the spotlight, April 1 is also National Walk to Work Day! National Walk to Work Day raises awareness of the many health benefits of incorporating about thirty minutes of [...]

March 2022

The Top Five Ways Getting Enough Magnesium Can Improve Your Day

By |2022-03-17T10:32:50-05:00March 21st, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

A Diet Loaded With Magnesium-Rich Foods Comes With Many Health Benefits Created in aging stars and distributed through space when the supernovas explode, magnesium is one of the seven essential macrominerals the body needs to stay healthy, along with calcium, chloride, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and sulfur.  The health benefits of magnesium are legion because it [...]

February 2022

The Health Benefits of Green Tea

By |2022-03-15T13:14:42-05:00February 14th, 2022|Wellness & Nutrition|

How a cup of green tea per day can do wonders for your health As we approach the time of year when New Year's promises to lead a healthier lifestyle start to fade in the rearview mirror, it’s a good time to remember that it doesn’t have to be time-consuming or unpleasant to build healthy [...]

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4 Healthy Super Bowl Recipes 

By |2022-03-17T10:49:06-05:00February 4th, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Super Bowl 56 will take place on Sunday, February 13, 2022! Although most of us won’t be able to catch the game from the bleachers, we can still enjoy game day from home. We’ve compiled a list of quick, healthy Super Bowl snacks for you and your loved ones to enjoy.  How Can I Make [...]

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January 2022

New Year, New You! Here Are 4 Detoxes to Start the New Year on the Right Foot

By |2022-03-15T13:19:33-05:00January 1st, 2022|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

After over-indulging over the holidays, many want to start the new year off on a healthy note by doing a detox.  But your body doesn’t need you to drink only juice for two weeks straight: our bodies naturally detox themselves and the best way we can help them is by making healthy choices. Below, we [...]

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November 2021

How Often Should My Kid Get a Wellness Exam?  

By |2022-03-15T13:40:50-05:00November 22nd, 2021|Children & Youth, Wellness & Nutrition|

Regular health visits and check-ups will help general practitioners stay on top of their patients' health history, as well as discover new or worsening systems as they arise and before it’s too late.  It may be straightforward enough to schedule our own annual exam or make an appointment when we aren’t feeling our best, but [...]

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December 2020

‘Tis the Season for Soup – 5 Excellent Benefits of Eating Soup

By |2022-03-18T13:36:40-05:00December 9th, 2020|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

It’s hard not to love the combination of winter and soup. Who doesn’t love cozying up by the fire after a long day in the cold with a delicious bowl full of nutritious ingredients?  But soup doesn’t just provide comfort on chilly days. Let’s take a look at some of the other benefits we can [...]

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Can This Sharp Pain be a Hernia? – Here are 3 Important Questions Answered

By |2022-03-18T13:37:08-05:00December 9th, 2020|Emergency Medicine, Internal Health, Wellness & Nutrition|

Having a hernia can be oh so painful! But how do you know it’s not just a pulled muscle? The most common form of hernias occur in males, where you’ll typically feel it bulging out of the groin or scrotum. It will first feel like a round, small lump, and it may grow in size [...]

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Dark Chocolate: It’s Delicious but Is It Good for Us?

By |2022-03-18T13:37:28-05:00December 1st, 2020|Daily Living, Wellness & Nutrition|

Needing a chocolate fix is nothing new. Cacao beans, the beans used to make chocolate, have been around for a very long time. The beans were consumed by Mayan civilizations as early as 500 AD. They were later used by Aztecs to make a spicy, bitter drink. It was only in the 1800s that the [...]

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