Ask A Nutritionist: How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring?

Categories: 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 Springtime! With spring finally arriving, it’s time to take stock of your current eating habits and lighten up for …

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Ask A Nutritionist: What’s a Reasonable Weight loss Goal?

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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). Setting a lofty New Year’s Resolution? Think again! Have you started off the new year by setting a New Year’s …

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Why Should I Drink More Water?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
Don’t Underestimate- Hydrate! We’re all a little guilty of passing up the daily recommended amount of water. Coffee drinks, sodas, alcohol, sweetened beverages and food often take the place of this vital element in its purest form. While water can indeed be found in many beverages and some of the nutrients we eat (like fruit …

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Can Climate Change Affect My Health?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
Living in a coastal city prone to flooding, the ways in which our climate can affect our immediate health is glaringly obvious. Images from Hurricane Matthew are still fresh in our memories, while May 1st marked the beginning of hurricane season all over again- projected to be particularly robust in 2017. Aside from the known dangers that extreme weather can cause …

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