Take Steps Now to Reduce or Prevent Orthopedic Problems

Whether you’re a fitness buff or a couch potato, a teenager or a senior, even everyday activities can put you at risk for bone, muscle or joint-related injury. The good news: there is much you can do to prevent injury so you can stay fit and active throughout life. It’s a lot more effective to […]

The Power of Positive Self-Talk & Weight Management

Have you ever stopped to think about the way you talk to yourself? No, it’s not crazy and yes, everyone talks to themselves. Self-talk is the running dialogue of thoughts in the mind that occur throughout the day. From early morning thoughts: “I don’t want to get up today,” “I wish I had better clothes […]

Southern Chicken and Dumpling Soup Recipe

This is a lighter variation on a Southern classic, chicken and dumplings, which are a type of homemade noodle. The trick is to use a light, fresh noodle that doesn’t have to be pre-boiled. Ingredients 4 cups homemade or low-sodium chicken broth ½ cup chopped onion 1 tsp. minced garlic 1 can condensed low-sodium cream […]

Food Cravings vs Hunger

Most people have struggled at one point or another with the strong desire to eat a specific food item or type of food. Cravings are common but can often present a challenge to those who are working to alter their current lifestyle. Many factors contribute to food cravings, but there are also many strategies to […]

Just Get Started

The biggest hurdle for weight management patients is just getting started. Clients often say, “I can’t walk 30 minutes because of my knees” or “I can’t bike for 30 minutes because of my back.” Of course, if you have never exercised before, you are not going to be able to do this amount of activity. […]

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