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Top 10 Best Health & Wellness Podcasts: UPDATED

Nov 16, 2023 Comments Off on Top 10 Best Health & Wellness Podcasts: UPDATED
February 23 @ 9:28 am

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…

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Soul Food for Healthy Living: Ask A Nutritionist – And a Soul Food Historian.

Feb 2, 2021 Comments Off on Soul Food for Healthy Living: Ask A Nutritionist – And a Soul Food Historian.
February 23 @ 9:28 am

“In addition to the traditional soul food, one is called down-home healthy. The idea there is that you take traditional soul food preparations and you try to lighten them up on the calories, the salt, the fat. For example, instead of using smoked or salted pork, you would use smoked…

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Surprising Facts about Free Clinics

Jan 30, 2021 Comments Off on Surprising Facts about Free Clinics
February 23 @ 9:28 am

More than half of the US population will dip below the poverty line at some point before the age of 65. Many Americans may find themselves without health insurance at one point or another in life – which can be a very frightening experience. Whether a person is in between…

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Problems With Mask-Wearing and Helpful Solutions

Oct 2, 2020 Comments Off on Problems With Mask-Wearing and Helpful Solutions
February 23 @ 9:28 am

Wearing a mask is the new reality – and responsibility – for all Americans. When you wear a face covering, the risk of spreading COVID-19 reduces drastically, protecting those who are more at-risk and vulnerable to poor health outcomes, such as adults over 65 or those who are immunocompromised.  It’s…

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How To Grocery Shop Safely In the Age of Coronavirus

May 11, 2020 Comments Off on How To Grocery Shop Safely In the Age of Coronavirus
February 23 @ 9:28 am

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…

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Dec 6, 2019 Comments Off on Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 23 @ 9:28 am

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…

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Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan

Nov 18, 2019 Comments Off on Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan
February 23 @ 9:28 am

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…

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

Oct 17, 2019 Comments Off on What Are The Healthiest Carbs to Eat? Ask A Nutritionist.
February 23 @ 9:28 am

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…

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Healthy Bagged Lunch Ideas

Sep 5, 2019 Comments Off on Healthy Bagged Lunch Ideas
February 23 @ 9:28 am

After a long break, we’re back to those Back-to-School (or work) 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…

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Hurricane Dorian Preparation and Resource Information for Persons Experiencing Homelessness

Sep 2, 2019 Comments Off on Hurricane Dorian Preparation and Resource Information for Persons Experiencing Homelessness
February 23 @ 9:28 am
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