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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

How to Master Meal Prep!

June 21, 2017

By CHN Nutritionist Concepcion Bulo, MS, RDN If you plan ahead, you will eat healthier during the week. Choose 2 Days to Meal Prep You want to prep 2 days: one weekend and one weekday (for example Sunday and Wednesday). This way the food will get you through the week, and not bore you! Pick …read more

Get energized to start your day!

June 6, 2017

Use these tips to start your day off right. Be still for five minutes. Before getting out of bed breathe deeply and be calm. This will help you get your thoughts together to take on your day! Drink a glass of water. Keep a glass of water by your bed. Drink the whole glass when …read more

How to use your time well to get more done

May 2, 2017

Do you feel like there’s not enough time each day? Use these tips to help you manage your time better! Move your bedtime. Try going to bed 15 minutes earlier than your normal time. You’ll wake up wanting to get things done! Strike a “Power Pose.” Stand up tall, push out your chest, and breathe …read more

Clean Your House the Natural Way

Clean Your House the Natural Way

April 4, 2017

Many cleaning products have strong chemicals that can be bad for our health. Instead, clean with natural products that are better for your health. The next time you clean, try these easy blends for your home: Bathtub and shower tiles: Wipe down your tub and tiles with white vinegar. Sprinkle baking soda on your tub …read more

How do I stay safe while being active outside in cold weather?

February 28, 2017

Follow these tips to stay safe while working out or being active outside in cold weather: Check the weather. Don’t work out outside if the temperature is below 32°F.  Try to work out in the morning or during the day when temperatures are the highest. Don’t work out in: very high winds ice snow rain …read more

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