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Summer _Nutrition _Blog

Grilling Smart

Making healthy food choices is not the only health concern during barbecue season. Often the types of meat, plus handling and cooking methods, pose food safety risks. Not handling foods in sanitary conditions or not cooking and storing at the proper temperatures increases risk of food borne illness.

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Bunion _blog

The Truth About Bunions

bunion, which is an enlargement of the base of your big toe, is one of the most common foot problems among Americans. The bump is actually a result of a dislocation of the big toe joint that results in the 1st metatarsal bone’s “head” becoming prominent. Although common, there are many misconceptions about bunions. Here to set the record straight is NEBH Chief of Podiatry, Kenneth Leavitt, DPM.

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Summer _Nutrition _Blog

Getting the Most Out of Summertime Nutrition

The summer, along with vacations and time off, brings many temptations like barbeques, ice cream, and sugary drinks. During the summer, you may be on vacation or your schedule may not be as rigid as it is during the rest of the year, which can make it hard to stick to healthy eating habits. While it’s certainly ok to indulge once in a while, it’s important not to completely forgo healthy eating, even while in vacation mode. Luckily the summer is a season that offers many nutritious foods. Here, Clinical Dietitian Elle Wittneben RD, LDN suggests a few summertime foods you can eat and drink to stay healthy.

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Foot _Blog

Getting Your Winter Feet Ready for Summer

Many of us pay little attention to our feet in the winter when they hidden from the world in heavy socks and boots. Now that warmer weather is on the horizon, you may be looking to get your feet ready for sandal season. NEBH Chief of Podiatry Kenneth Leavitt, DPM, offers some advice to safely prepare your feet for your favorite open toed shoes.

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