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Understanding Food Labels

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD March 30, 2016 0 Comments General Health

I have heard many times how confusing the nutrition facts label can be. “What do I look at? How much am I supposed to get? What is important for me?” The nutrition facts label can be very complex, especially when we haven’t been told how to decipher it. By the way, the FDA is proposing […]

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7 Questions About Your Colonoscopy

jonathanmclaughlin jonathanmclaughlin March 24, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Going in for a colonoscopy might not be anyone’s idea of a fun way to spend an afternoon, but it’s something that everyone over the age of 50 should do. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. and one of the leading causes of cancer death among both men and women. The […]

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Athletic Training- A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport

brianmeitner brianmeitner March 17, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Help us celebrate this year’s Athletic Training theme: A Safer Approach to Work, Life and Sport. Athletic Trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for […]

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Losing Weight- How We Can Help You!

jamesmartin jamesmartin March 3, 2016 0 Comments Nutrition

Losing weight has easy, hard and really hard parts.   Let’s start with the easy part: the math of weight loss. One pound of human fat tissue holds about 3,500 Calories of energy. Calories are how we measure energy that our bodies use; it is also how we measure the energy stored in the food […]

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How to Find Your Solution to Stress

donaldwilliams donaldwilliams February 25, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

Having gotten past Groundhog’s Day (didn’t see his shadow), Valentine’s Day (remembered my wife) and now being teased with warm weather, it may seem an odd time to write about stress. Unfortunately, however, all of us continue to be bombarded with stress in our everyday lives and learning to cope with the day-to-day issues we […]

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Eating for Heart Health- Easy as 1, 2, 3!

amypodmolik amypodmolik February 18, 2016 0 Comments Nutrition

When it comes to nutrition, some simple diet changes can improve your lipid numbers. Lipid labs are the labs your doctor orders to check the levels of cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, and your triglycerides. It’s important to know your numbers and to understand what those numbers means so that you can be more proactive […]

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Heart Disease- A Call to All Women

colleenvoll colleenvoll February 11, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

As the Clinical Exercise Physiologist in Cardiopulmonary Rehab at Fort HealthCare I work with all different types of people that have heart disease. As most people are aware, heart disease is the number 1 killer of men and women in America. Unfortunately, most people believe that heart disease only happens in individuals that are overweight, […]

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4 Heart Healthy Ways to be Involved in the Community

Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. February 4, 2016 0 Comments General Health

February is one of those months that is kinda “blah” for me—by this point I’m usually done with the snow and cold, things are downright depressing at my apartment because my other half is mourning the near-end of NFL football and I’ve gained a pants size from all of the Valentine’s Day candy. Speaking of […]

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How to Keep Your Resolutions

nicolemiller nicolemiller January 28, 2016 0 Comments General Health

Resolutions might seem hard to maintain with January coming to a close. Health resolutions are very common for those looking to lose weight and improve the quality of their health overall. Having a resolution is a great approach to creating a healthier you, but why not try something new? Why not turn your resolution into […]

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Best Nutrient Dense Foods To Eat

colleenmcginn colleenmcginn January 21, 2016 0 Comments Nutrition

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”- Hippocrates As the Executive Chef at Fort Healthcare I carefully choose each product I serve based on what provides the most nutrition per serving. So what does nutrition mean? Well, nutrient density refers to the level of nutrition per a specific volume of food. Nutrient-dense […]

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