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Prioritizing your Health in the New Year

As the new year begins, you’ve probably started setting goals you’d like to achieve this year. It’s also likely one of those goals pertains to your health. These may vary from beginning a new diet, exercising more, or stopping an unhealthy habit. While all of these are great goals, sometimes, setting lofty goals can become […]

Thyroid Awareness Month

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month. One in ten people in America suffers from a thyroid disorder, and more than half of those suffering are undiagnosed.  What is the thyroid?  The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland located just above the collarbone and sits in front of the windpipe. The thyroid gland is a part […]

Flu Myths Debunked

Flu season can last as long as October to May. It’s important to get your flu shot every year to protect yourself from the virus! Let’s debunk some common flu myths:  MYTH: The flu vaccine can cause the flu.  Flu shots are made with weakened or inactivated flu viruses that cannot transmit infection, and therefore […]

Healthy Cooking Substitutes

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up all the foods and recipes you love — It’s all about moderation. We’ve put together some healthy ingredient alternatives that you can use when making your favorite dishes. Swap This for That: This That Sour creamPlain, non-fat Greek yogurt Cream cheeseLow-fat (Neufchatel) cream cheeseButterAvocado, olive oil, grapeseed, canola oilButter […]

Men’s Health Awareness Month

It’s November and for men all around the world that means “No-Shave November” and “Movember” are officially underway. While the tradition of ditching the razor, channeling your inner Tom Selik, and growing a mustache for the next 30 days is a great one, what is the real meaning behind it? November is Men’s Health Awareness […]

Healthy Eating through the Holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching and so are the joys, and challenges, that come along with holiday eating. When you are busy stressing about food, it can be hard to focus on the things that really matter this time of year, like friends and family. We’ve come up with some tips to help you […]