How To Grocery Shop Safely In the Age of Coronavirus

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Going to the grocery store can be a stressful enough event as it is. In the age of coronavirus, many now find themselves experiencing even more anxiety; particularly for the medically vulnerable or elderly population. No matter who you are, going into the store with plan is the best bet for keeping yourself – and …

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog, Health Check
Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store to choose from. They are …

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Top 10 Best Health & Wellness Podcasts: UPDATED

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Sometimes it’s easier to slip in a little self motivation during your morning commute (and often critical to prepare during that long road trip to a family holiday gathering!). For any occasion, we bring you a compiled collection of the best and most recent health, wellness, and fitness podcasts that will put you into the …

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Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog, Health Check
Nutrition is critical to a primary care setting. BIFMC’s Resident Dietitian – Nutritionist, Joanne Gallivan, shares her tips on employing the first line of defense when it comes to your health- by taking control of your eating habits. What prompted you to volunteer at BIFMC? I found out about BIFMC from other health professionals who …

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What Are The Healthiest Carbs to Eat? Ask A Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog, Health Check
Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Carbs-good guy or the enemy? And what are the healthiest carbs to eat? Carbs -or Carbohydrates – have been given …

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