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Nutritious Ways to Brown Bag Your Lunch

Purchasing your lunch can encourage poor food choices like eating unhealthy fast-food. When eating out you are often given larger portion sizes with unhealthy sides such as chips or French fries. However, when you brown bag your lunch you can have more control over your meal, can choose healthier ingredients and have influence over your portions. Not sure what to pack? Here are a few tips on what to bring for a nutritious meal.

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The yoga craze: How to enjoy at any age

Yoga originated in ancient India with the focus on breathing and spirituality. In more recent years, it has transformed into a popular workout that combines deep stretching and strengthening while building mental focus. Even if you can’t master the headstand or turn yourself into a pretzel, yoga can be tailored to all abilities and can improve your health in a number of ways.  NEBH Athletic Trainer Annie Chen, MS, LAT, ATC offers a few ways on how Yoga can improve your health. 

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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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