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Eat healthy for your immune system!

October 16, 2017

By CHN Nutritionist Mavis Ren, RD, CDN, CLC Your immune system is the part of your body that fights germs and diseases. Eating healthy can help keep your immune system strong, especially during the flu season and colder months. Make sure you eat enough: Vegetables and fruits that have lots of Vitamin C like berries, …read more

GUEST BLOG POST-Halloween: Better Sweets and Treats

October 11, 2017

By Ashley Koff RD, CEO, The Better Nutrition Program www.ashleykoffapproved.com Trick or treat?! This Halloween learn these tricks to enjoy your treats and still get the lasting benefits of better nutrition. Halloween happens, but chemistry projects shouldn’t. Trans fats, artificial (fake) flavors, fake colors like Red 40, and artificial sweeteners like aspartame, offer only “tricks” to …read more

GUEST BLOGGER: How to Filter Health Information

GUEST BLOGGER: How to Filter Health Information

October 3, 2017

By Ashley Koff RD, founder of the Better Nutrition Program www.ashleykoffapproved.com We all want better health. If we have it, we want to keep it. If we need it, we want it badly, and then too, we want to keep it. Better nutrition fuels better health. So we seek and we share information. And then …read more

Go Back to School Healthy!

September 13, 2017

Healthy eating and staying active will help your child do well in school and on the playground. Healthy Lunch Box Ideas:               Pack simple sandwiches – Try a turkey sandwich with whole wheat bread, lettuce, and tomatoes. It has lots of fiber and protein, so it’s very filling. Snack healthy – Packs fruits, granola bars, low-fat …read more

How to have healthy relationships with loved ones

September 5, 2017

Relationships should make you feel good. Use these tips to help support and build healthy relationships with loved ones: Check-in. Talk with loved ones about relationship needs. Ask your loved one what they need from you. Let them know what you need from them. Talk about how you can both have your needs met. You can …read more

CHN’s Home Nutrition Program

August 10, 2017

(pictured: CHN’s Home Nutritionist does personalized grocery store tours for our patients.) Have you ever wanted a nutritionist to come to your home or go grocery shopping with you to learn about healthy eating? Community Healthcare Network (CHN) has a Home Nutrition Program to help our patients do just that! Here is how the Home …read more

How to Best Sit at Your Desk

August 1, 2017

Do you sit in front of a computer at your work for long periods of time? This can be really hard on your body. You may have pain, stiff joints or tight muscles after you sit for a while. Try these tips to help you sit the right way. This will support and protect your …read more

Tips for Healthy Travel

July 19, 2017

By CHN Nutritionist Mavis Ren, RDN, CDN, CLC Summer is here and traveling is on everyone’s mind. Take a vacation, but not from healthy eating. Traveling is exciting to meet new people, experience different cultures and try new foods. Here are some tips to stay on track with your health and nutrition while exploring new …read more

“An Apple a Day…… From Your Doctor These Days: CHN’s Weekly Farm Share Program”

“An Apple a Day…… From Your Doctor These Days: CHN’s Weekly Farm Share Program”

June 29, 2017

By Melissa Olson RD, Nutrition Director Have you ever tasted a tomato so perfectly ripe it was as sweet and juicy as a summer peach?  Wonder what the heck is a kohlrabi or broccoli rabe?  Participants in the Community Healthcare Network (CHN) Weekly Farm Share Program are learning first-hand the answers to these questions. CHN, …read more

How to travel mindfully

June 26, 2017

Travel is full of joys and excitement. It can also be hard when things don’t go as planned. Use these tips to help you stay in the moment and enjoy your adventure! Pack less. Take less stuff with you. You will spend less time choosing what to wear. Plus repacking will be faster when it’s …read more

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