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What You Eat Matters Handout

August 10, 2022

A healthy diet is essential for good health & nutrition.  Eating a variety of foods and consuming less salt, sugars and saturated & trans-fats is critical.

Mindfulness Practice

August 3, 2022

Mindfulness Practice is paying attention, in the present moment, without judgement. The American Academy of Family Physicians report that two-thirds of appointments are for stress-related causes or symptoms.  Stress reduction techniques (especially amongst the elderly) are proven to boost immune function and performance.  The mind-body connection is a real thing – they are not separate

How You Breathe Matters

August 1, 2022

By: Dr. Mary Rose Strickland Did you know that we breathe an average of 22,000 times per day?  When is the last time you thought about it?  Or considered HOW you breathe?  How you breathe is an indicator of your longevity and quality of life.  Poor breathing mechanics can put you at risk for disease

The Truth About Water, and How Much You Should Be Drinking

July 28, 2022

By: Dr. Mary Rose Strickland Staying properly hydrated is very important for many functions and tissues of our body to work well.  Being hydrated boosts brain performance (including memory, mood, concentration and reaction time), digestion, results in more energy, assists in weight loss or management, can assist in decrease joint pain, aide in heart health

Sleep Tips to Help You Fall and Stay Asleep

July 22, 2022

Create a dark, cool environment. Minimize blue light from phones, tablets and TVs, especially 1 hr prior to bed. Avoid eating large, high carb meal in the 2 hours before bed.\ Be sure to get physical activity in during the day! Increase your exposure to natural sunlight during the day. Keep your extremities warm which