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The Brain and Screen Time

The Brain and Screen Time

By Joanne Fruth, MD     The brain is the organ that controls thoughts, behaviors and bodily functions. “The brain drives the body”. I think of it as a complex circuit board comprised of neurotransmitters that activate pathways. Activating these pathways results... Read More
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Last-Minute Healthy Living Gift Ideas

Last-Minute Healthy Living Gift Ideas

By Erin Decker, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE    I’m the worst at shopping. I always wait until the last minute to buy my gifts during the holidays! If you can relate, check out some of these ideas for your friends and family trying to live a healthy lifestyle. Kitchen... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living,  Nutrition
Clarifying Ghee – What We Know… and Don’t

Clarifying Ghee – What We Know… and Don’t

Written by Avance Care registered dietitian Chris Thompson, MS, RDN, LDN What is Ghee? Ghee has long been a component of Ayurveda, one of the world’s oldest whole-body healing practices focusing on achieving balance between mind, body, and spirit. It plays a prominent... Read More
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‘Tis the Season for… STRESS

‘Tis the Season for… STRESS

By Alies Barton, MSW, LCSW    While the holiday season can bring joy it can also bring on a lot of stress. There is so much to do and expectations of what the holidays “should” look like can be high. Sometimes we place these expectations on ourselves or sometimes they... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living,  Nutrition
8 Nutritious Thanksgiving Swaps

8 Nutritious Thanksgiving Swaps

By Christina Dauer, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDE     Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Feel satisfied, but not stuffed with these swaps to lighten up the dishes at your table, without sacrificing flavor. If you choose to have a portion of your favorite foods or dessert... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living,  Nutrition
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