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The Slimdown Challenge: Another Success Story

Marci Pasquesi Marci Pasquesi March 24, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Fort HealthCare is in its sixth year hosting the county-wide Slimdown Challenge. With each year, more and more people are inspired by the progress they see within themselves and that of others. This year, we highlight a 2016 winner, not only winning a prize during last year’s Challenge, but also achieving personal health goals. To […]

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Simple Swaps by the Fort Healthy Community Coalition

Marci Pasquesi Marci Pasquesi April 21, 2015 0 Comments General Health

#4 Swap Mindless to Mindful Eating Do you find yourself losing and gaining the same ten to twenty pounds over the years?  That is called yo-yo dieting.  Mindful eating might be the answer to breaking that cycle.  No need to be “on a diet” and feel deprived and frustrated. The American Academy of Family Physicians […]

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Simple Swaps by the Fort Healthy Community Coalition

Marci Pasquesi Marci Pasquesi April 21, 2015 0 Comments General Health

#3 To Snack or Not to Snack? Snacking is a fact of life in our culture.  Snacking can help us get important nutrients throughout the day.  When choosing healthy snacks it is important to think about balance, variety and moderation.  Fueling our body and brain throughout the day keeps us strong and alert.  Instead of […]

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Simple Swaps by the Fort Healthy Community Coalition

Marci Pasquesi Marci Pasquesi April 21, 2015 0 Comments General Health

#2 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Fat Monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, omega-3 fatty acids, saturated fat, trans fat, what do these adjectives mean?  For years, we’ve heard that fat is bad and that “fat free” is the healthier route, when in fact, it may be just the opposite. On advantage of fat is that it […]

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Simple Swaps by the Fort Healthy Community Coalition

Marci Pasquesi Marci Pasquesi April 21, 2015 0 Comments General Health

#1 Does eating oatmeal help lower your cholesterol level?  Isn’t oatmeal something we use to eat as kids for breakfast and then we graduated to a quick doughnut or sweet roll as we race out the door to work? That doughnut or sweet roll may just be part of the problem when it comes to […]

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