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What Your Nails Tell You About Your Overall Health
July 12, 2022

What Your Nails Tell You About Your Overall Health

It is important to keep your fingernails healthy for more than just cosmetic reasons. Your fingernails can provide clues to your overall health and signal any health issues. Gabriela Czapek, Registered Dietitian at CHA HPMC, explains by answering some common questions.

Is it common for diseases and conditions to affect your nails? If so, can you share examples of how they’d change your nails?
It is quite common for nails to be

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3 Simple Ways to Avoid Blood Sugar Spike
April 11, 2022

3 Simple Ways to Avoid Blood Sugar Spike

Blood sugar, also known as glucose, is an important source of energy for your body. Frequent changes in blood sugar levels may put you at a higher risk of health complications. Healthy, balanced diet plays a significant role in managing your blood sugar levels. Olivia Marrone, Registered Dietitian at CHA HPMC, shares tips to prevent high blood sugar levels.

  • Include protein with every meal: Including a lean protein source with every meal
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5 Best Immune Boosting Foods, According to Nutrition Expert
March 29, 2022

5 Best Immune Boosting Foods, According to Nutrition Expert

Certain foods can help strengthen your immune system and getting a variety of these foods and nutrients in your diet can help maintain health and wellness. Olivia Marrone, Registered Dietitian, shares some of the best foods to support healthy immunity.

  • Nuts: Nuts are high in iron, zinc, and magnesium, which are vital for the synthesis and function of immune cells. Certain nuts, such as walnuts, can also contain high levels of antioxidants, which
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How Much Water Should You Drink Every Day?
February 15, 2022

How Much Water Should You Drink Every Day?

Drinking enough water every day is important for your health as it keeps your body functioning properly and can prevent health problems. While you may often hear that drinking eight glasses of water per day is recommended, ideal water intake can vary based on age, daily activities, and other conditions. So how much water should you drink? Olivia Marrone, Registered Dietitian at CHA HPMC, explains.

How much water should an adult drink in a

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Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder
February 2, 2022

Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as season depression, is a mood disorder related to changes in seasons. While SAD tends to come in fall, it gets worse in the winter before ending in the spring. Unlike the winter blues, seasonal depression also affects your daily life. Dr. Thomas Horowitz, Family Medicine Specialist, shares more about the condition and treatment methods.

What is seasonal depression or seasonal affective disorder?
SAD is a

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