Habits for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Habits for Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

By Roni Laytin, NASM CPT, NASM CES, AFAA GFI November marks the first month of the holiday season, a time when high calorie, fried, and delicious food abounds! There are sweets at the office. The leftovers are seemingly endless. Trying to maintain a balanced diet at...
Coffee: The Great Weight Debate

Coffee: The Great Weight Debate

For decades, diet pills with a heavy concentration of caffeine have been on the market. Gabriela Czapek, Registered Dietitian (RD) at CHA HPMC had some very insightful information for us regarding caffeine’s molecular makeup and whether or not it can truly help folks...
What You Need To Know About Heat-Related Illnesses

What You Need To Know About Heat-Related Illnesses

According to the CDC, approximately 700 people succumb to extreme heat each year1. Dr. Eugene Park, an emergency department physician at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, warns of the risk of exposure to extreme heat and shares symptoms, treatment, and...
What Your Nails Tell You About Your Overall Health

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...
3 Simple Ways to Avoid Blood Sugar Spike

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...