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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
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
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
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
By Dr. Thomas Horowitz & Ann Horowitz OMS2
Anxiety is our body’s natural response to stress. While anxiety is normal, sometimes our brain may become overprotective and it can feel like it’s taking over our body. Different events or tasks can trigger anxiety among different people, but identifying the cause is important to cope with anxiety.
Below are few helpful ways to cope with anxiety:
- Be mindful: Take some time to