Category: Wellness

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There isn’t a better time than summer to enjoy fresh fruit. But maybe you’re getting tired of strawberries and watermelon, and it’s time to explore something new. Have you tried a pluot? What about a tangor? These are examples of hybrid fruit. Hybrid fruits are created through natural breeding – they are not genetically modified …

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With many of the current events around the world, there has been a renewed emphasis on immune function. While there are many factors that can contribute to the health of your immune system, nutrition can play an extremely vital role. Nutrients – including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals – directly influence your body’s ability to …

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Every year in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates its annual nutrition education campaign entitled National Nutrition Month®. They describe it as an effort to “focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits”. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”, which was used …

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The emotional dimension of wellness emphasizes healthy ways of processing feelings, expressing feelings and self-care. It’s also about maintaining a positive headspace and an overall positive outlook on life. The reason emotional wellness is one of the six dimensions of wellness we focus on in our community is because of how imperative it is for …

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Blood pressure, muscle mass, metabolism, bone density, memory — just a few of your body’s functions and features that change with age. It’s best to learn how to manage these gradual changes rather than deny their existence and put yourself at risk. Below, members of the Meth-Wick health and wellness staff describe the changes you …

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