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Low-cost Wellness Services

Low-cost Wellness Services

December 12, 2017

Use this resource to learn about low-cost and free exercise services. NYC YMCA. Cost per month depends on location and type of membership. Classes offered, pools at select locations. Financial assistance is available for some who qualify. Lucille Roberts. Prices range from $17-$26 per month depending on location. Classes offered. Locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, …read more

How to Better Manage Stress

November 30, 2017

Stress can be a good thing if it is in small amounts. When you go through short moments of stress, it can help give you energy to get things done. But sometimes stress can last for long periods of time. When this happens, we can get anxious or overwhelmed and even worse, our health might …read more

Take the 10 Day Sugar Challenge!

Take the 10 Day Sugar Challenge!

November 15, 2017

Eating and drinking too much added sugar can lead to weight gain, diabetes (high blood sugar) and heart disease. Try to lower the added sugar you have by using this plan: Day 1: Use less sugar in your morning coffee or tea (1 spoon less than normal). Day 2: Drink less juice. Mix 1/2 cup …read more

Get better with relationships with emotional intelligence

November 1, 2017

Say your best friend or partner is stressed but they haven’t told you. Sometimes you can just tell they’re stressed just by looking at them. Understanding your feelings and noticing the feelings of other people is known as emotional intelligence. People with high emotional intelligence can see how someone else is feeling and help. Not …read more

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 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 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

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