Monday, April 21, 2014

Health Guides

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Coconut Shrimp

Coconut Shrimp Growing up in the Midwest, it used to be such a big deal when we ate seafood (these were back in the days when you didn’t have all of the frozen options there are now). Today, almost any grocery store anywhere will have shrimp, which is a low fat, easy on the stomach meat option for many. Wherever you are, the recipe below... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Food as Medicine: Eat Colorful Produce

Now that we have talked about how to buy the safest produce, it's also important to know how to incorporate it into your diet.  The recommendations for the average American is to consume three to five fruits and vegetables per day.  If you are already doing this then you are off to a good start!However, the recommended daily amount (RDA)... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Spring Allergies and the Pollen Vortex

Stock up on tissues and antihistamines! If you thought the polar vortex was bad, prepare for the pollen vortex. The 50 million Americans who live with seasonal allergies may be in for a very intense spring pollen season.   We are just coming out of a winter that seemed to never end. The mid-Atlantic region of North America was held captive... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Cindy Haines

Dr. Cindy Haines, Health Guide

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Fitness Expert

A Duck Dynasty Revelation

Today I was reminded of the whole Duck Dynasty controversy over religious views articulated in a way people found offensive.   My daughter is doing Girls on the Run, a confidence and self-esteem building program for grade school girls based around a 5K training regimen. I picked her up from practice and asked her what the lesson was today.... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|
Ann Bartlett

Ann Bartlett, Health Guide

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Wellness Center Owner, living with type 1 diabetes

Help Bring Timesulin to the US

I’ve talked about the important ingredient added to Novo Nordisk’s Echo Pen and Will DuBois was over the moon about it! <> But the flip side of this story is that we only have one insulin pen, in the US, that offers us a memory cap. And it works for only one type of insulin, which rapid acting insulin. So what about my flex pen... Read moreChevron