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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Healthy Bagged Lunch Ideas

Categories: Blog, Health Check
It’s the season for Back-to-School Lunches – and with it, a chance for everyone to start fresh with a few nutritional goals! Incorporating some healthy bagged lunch ideas into the mix will keep the whole family on target for a productive school and work year. Kids aren’t the only ones who benefit from bagging a …

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How Can I Increase My Physical Activity? 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). It’s summertime and there’s no time like the present to make physical activity a regular part of the day. The …

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How To Quit Smoking

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
A recent study by the American Cancer Society found that almost half of all cancer deaths were attributed to modifiable risk factors, such as smoking. Smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns, and illegal drugs combined. While you may already know about all the risks associated with tobacco use, quitting is …

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