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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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Move it to Lose it!

Heidi Jennrich, APNP Heidi Jennrich, APNP January 14, 2016 0 Comments Family Medicine

I have been working in pediatrics for over 15 years. In this time, I have seen a great need to improve the health of families both in nutrition and exercise. We are feeding our children, but is it the best nutrition for their bodies? Our goal at Fort HealthCare’s pediatric clinic is to care for […]

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4 Fitness Trends to Try in 2016

Stephanie Gogots Stephanie Gogots January 7, 2016 0 Comments General Health

2016 is here! New year resolutions have been made and now is the time when most of you are re-evaluating what is going to be important to you this year. About 40-45% of Americans make resolutions each year says John Norcross, distinguished professor of clinical psychology at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. 50% of […]

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3 Steps to a Healthier You in 2016

Stephanie Gogots Stephanie Gogots December 30, 2015 0 Comments General Health

New Years.  2015 is coming to a close… the clock will strike midnight, and suddenly it will be 2016, who would have thought?  Just like that, the year will pass as quickly as it came.  Where did the time go?   The New Year is symbolic of change; of breaking old habits and forming new ones.  With 2016 right around […]

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