Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before We all know that eating breakfast in the morning, let alone a healthy one, is difficult. When we’re in a hurry, we tend to reach for fast food or sugary baked goods which can set us up for a low-energy day.The key
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Easy Weeknight Meals, Healthier than Takeout

Easy Weeknight Meals, Healthier than Takeout Finding the time to cook, let alone eat healthy during the week, can be a challenge. Our last resort is often takeout; however, quick and healthy meals aren’t impossible. Here are some staple meals that are quick and easy to prepare, often customizable with
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Lighten Up Your Favorite Foods

Lighten Up Your Favorite Foods Many traditional foods, while delicious, are often fried and heavy in unhealthy fats and added sugars. Eating healthy, however, doesn’t mean we have to avoid our favorite dishes and snacks. In fact, most tasty meals such as tacos and even mangu, are nutritious at their
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Sun Safety Pro-Tips

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Summer should be a time to relax, take in the sun, and have fun. However, too often people are unaware of the dangers the sun can cause. Most importantly, UV rays from the sun are the #1 cause of skin cancer in the United States.
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How to Live Easier with Food Allergies

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Food allergies are ever present in our world today. In fact, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) reports that over 32 million Americans have food allergies, as well as one in thirteen children. Unfortunately, the number of people with food allergies is only increasing. Food
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Why Physical Education and Activity is So Important

by Denisse Oller As summer approaches, it is the perfect time to learn about the value of physical education and activity. Along with a healthy diet, an active routine is vital to a long and healthy lifestyle. It is important to instill the value of physical activity in young children
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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. As mental health begins to get the type of attention and de-stigmatization it needs and deserves, there is a key piece that is often ignored: minority mental health. Since 2008, July has been designated as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month as a way to improve
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It’s Officially Summertime – Here are the Best Foods to Eat this Season

by Denisse Oller As the seasons change and summer is upon us, staying healthy is as important as ever. Staying active, drinking water, and getting enough rest are all part of a happy lifestyle – and smart food choices are another key element that we can’t forget. This week take
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Avoiding the Gloom

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Mental health is one of the most talked about facets of health in today’s world. As mental health issues continue to rise, we aim to provide different ways that you can help tackle one of the most prevalent forms of mental illness today – depression.
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Lower Your Intake of Fried or Greasy Foods

by Denisse Oller It is virtually impossible to go anywhere in the United States without running into a fast food joint, usually filled with a menu of fried or greasy food items. That’s why it is so important to be knowledgeable about the effects that these fried and greasy foods
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