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6May, 2020

Combat Stress with an Outdoor Workout

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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, stress is surely running high. We all are adapting to our new day-to-day routines. Whether that involves working on the front lines clad in new PPE gear, working from home while raising and teaching children, or living in isolation, all of these situations involve higher levels of stress. In addition to the negatives associated with the emotional side of stress, there is also new evidence that stress actually counteracts the benefits of a healthy diet. In short, stress effects the metabolism and causes […]
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25Mar, 2020

Wellness in the time of COVID-19 and Beyond

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In this unprecedented time, it is easy to focus on what we can’t do versus what we can. Practicing social distancing and quarantining higher risk populations are the first steps in staying healthy, but there is a multitude of wellness activities we can all implement. HYGEINE helps prevent the spread of the coronavirus and other germs. Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds throughout the day, especially when returning from outside your home. Regularly disinfect high-touch areas in your home. SLEEP helps your body […]
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7Jan, 2020

Overnight Oats = the Perfect Balanced Breakfast

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Happy New Year! The kids are back in school after break, life has resumed post-holiday and we are all back to our normal routines. Except… maybe not. Maybe you’re having a hard time adjusting back to your real schedule of morning chaos and trying to make healthy, balanced choices that don’t take more than a few minutes. Healthy living requires planning and consistency; there is a reason that fast food thrives on convenience and impulse decisions. If you put the right structure in place for a healthier lifestyle, choices to […]
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23Dec, 2019

The Rest is Up to You

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With Christmas just two days away and the New Year around the corner, we find ourselves in the familiarly strange “holiday” week. Most of us love this time of year – hours spent with family, plenty of great food and social events, gift-giving and cozy nights by the fire, you name it. We should all cherish every minute of these enjoyable activities. However, this week also comes with some stress. Whether we are aware of it or not, constant cycles of planning, cleaning, traveling, mingling, eating, drinking, repeat take their […]
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2Dec, 2019

EnJOY the Holidays!

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It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, we just weathered a snow storm, and it’s the second day of December. Most of us likely had somewhat of a stressful (even if it was the good kind!) weekend, and we are busy to plan for the next holiday (Christmas — only a few weeks away). For many individuals, the stress surrounding the holiday season and the start of winter only multiplies when they consider their own health goals or their weight gain / loss in general. It seems that everywhere we look there […]
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23Oct, 2019

Lifestyle Advice from The World’s Longest Living People

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From clean eating to exercise routines and regular health checks, everyone can agree there’s one underlying goal: to live longer. We want to live a long, full and happy life surrounded by love, adventure and comfort. The topic of longevity has intrigued doctors, scientists and the vast majority of living, breathing people since the beginning of time. So, naturally, we look to the world’s longest living people for some key advice. First and foremost, no one is surprised to learn that the three longest living people in the world give […]
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3Sep, 2019

Functional Fitness to Improve Daily Life

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Are you intimidated by the endless array of exercise equipment, machines, gadgets, cables and tools in the gym? You are not alone. While many of those prove very useful to just about everyone, the more advanced equipment requires assistance from a trained professional and often works by targeting very specific muscle groups, not full-body movements. For many of my patients, they look to fitness as a way of improving their daily lives. Hauling groceries to and from the car, shoveling snow off the walkway several times per year, raking leaves, […]
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29Aug, 2019

Exercise Improves Memory

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Exercise is great for us in a variety of ways. We reduce the odds of developing heart disease, reduce the chances of a stroke, help prevent depression, lower blood pressure, and even keep diabetes at bay. It also makes us feel and look better. With these impressive results, it’s no surprise exercise benefits another vital organ: the brain. Thanks to a study done at the University of British Columbia, “researchers found that regular aerobic exercise, the kind that gets your heart and your sweat glands pumping, appears to boost the […]
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23Jun, 2019

The Unexpected Benefits of Human Touch

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Thanks to the social media craze, one would think we are all closer than ever before. While that could certainly be true in some aspects, one important element is lacking when it comes to all relationships: human touch. What’s the big deal? Well, touch stimulates the vagus nerve which runs through our entire body, and its main purpose is to slow our nervous systems. According to Tiffany Field, Ph.D., the director of the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, when the vagus nerve is […]
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9Jun, 2019

Gaining Weight to Stay Healthy

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Most of the diet trends these days are aimed at losing weight and then (sometimes) maintaining your “goal” body. But what if your doctor tells you that you need to put on a few pounds to stay healthy? While most people think that gaining weight is easy (and almost unintentional!) doing it correctly can be challenging. It’s not just about eating whatever you want–it’s about eating what you need. For aging individuals, weight loss is very common and can be concerning. Weight loss can be associated with the loss of […]
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