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Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.

Aug 16, 2021 Comments Off on Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.
June 13 @ 2:00 am

True or False: Are you making the smartest food choices? Think over a few of these true or false questions to see if you are making healthy food choices for you and your family. 1. Canned foods are always a bad food choice. 2. Instead of bread for a sandwich,…

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What’s a Reasonable Exercise Goal Per Day? Ask A Nutritionist.

Jan 11, 2021 Comments Off on What’s a Reasonable Exercise Goal Per Day? Ask A Nutritionist.
June 13 @ 2:00 am

According to new research, exercising as little as 11 minutes a day can help you live longer. We all know we should spend time being physically active on a regular basis – and it can be a struggle to fit some exercise into your busy day. However, the research now…

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How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring? Ask a Nutritionist.

Apr 2, 2019 Comments Off on How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring? Ask a Nutritionist.
June 13 @ 2:00 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). It’s Springtime! With spring finally arriving, it’s time to take stock of your current eating…

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How You Did It: One Staff Member’s Weight Loss Journey

Oct 23, 2018 Comments Off on How You Did It: One Staff Member’s Weight Loss Journey
June 13 @ 2:00 am

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic regularly treats patients who experience hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases associated with excess weight. Despite the recommendation to lose weight for disease management and better health outcomes, the process of adapting to a new lifestyle and diet can be…

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What Questions Should I Ask My Doctor?

Jul 11, 2018 Comments Off on What Questions Should I Ask My Doctor?
June 13 @ 2:00 am

Do you have a doctor’s appointment coming up? You may think that your physician can assess your health just by examining you – but it’s just as important to talk to your physician about your lifestyle during your check up, as well as to ask questions regarding your care, lab…

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One Minute Fit: Take the Stairs

Dec 6, 2017 Comments Off on One Minute Fit: Take the Stairs
June 13 @ 2:00 am

One Minute Fit is our health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Our Lifestyle & Fitness Coach, Brittany Mabry, explains how you can sneak the average staircase into your day for heart healthy results.   Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is a free clinic…

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One Minute Fit: Wiggle When You Walk

Aug 23, 2017 Comments Off on One Minute Fit: Wiggle When You Walk
June 13 @ 2:00 am

One Minute Fit is our health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Ever smile to yourself as you see someone walking and pumping their arms vigorously for a work out? It’s your turn to spread some cheer! Our Lifestyle & Fitness Coach, Brittany…

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One Minute Fit: That Smokey Mountain Strength

Jul 11, 2017 Comments Off on One Minute Fit: That Smokey Mountain Strength
June 13 @ 2:00 am

One Minute Fit is our health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, shares how you can get that ‘Smokey Mountain Strength’ by this simple at-home plank workout targeting your heart rate and core. Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is…

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One Minute Fit: Hamming It Up!

Apr 17, 2017 Comments Off on One Minute Fit: Hamming It Up!
June 13 @ 2:00 am

One Minute Fit is our health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, shares how you can stretch out your hamstrings and lower back for maximum agility in the comfort of your living room. Barrier Islands Free Medical…

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Menu Planning For Your Irritable Bowel

Apr 4, 2017 Comments Off on Menu Planning For Your Irritable Bowel
June 13 @ 2:00 am

Chronic Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a disease that affects roughly 1 in 5 of the population – though many of us experience uncomfortable cramping, constipation or diarrhea often throughout our lives. So when should you consult a physician due to your inner turmoils? When symptoms of pain and discomfort become…

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