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By: Dr. Sharon Griffith, Director of Women’s Health Services One of the factors that directly affects our mental health is a history of or ongoing individual trauma. Individual trauma results from “an event, series of events, or set of circumstances that is experienced by an individual as physically or emotionally harmful or life threatening and…

By CHN Nutritionist: Concepcion Bulo MS, RD, CDN Ramadan, which is a holy month of fasting for Muslims, starts in the beginning of May. Food and water are allowed before sunrise and after sunset. Foods eaten during this time, like any fast, should be nutrient dense, high in fiber, and hydrating. Here are some tips…

Feng shui (pronounced “fung shway”) is the ancient Chinese practice of arranging your personal space in a way that promotes positive energy. The idea is that the placement of objects in your personal space can affect your mood and motivation, foster creativity, and calm the flow of energy. Feng shui can also be applied to…

by Lori Leifer There are many great things about living in NYC. We have great parks, tasty restaurants, and fun events. City living can also mean more toxins. A toxin is something that can get into our bodies that isn’t good for us. Toxins can get into our bodies through things we eat and drink,…

Dear Team – Earlier this week the Trump Administration released its proposed federal budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. As in past years, the budget proposal will be “dead on arrival” in the Congress, and actual federal funding for the next year will depend on upcoming negotiations between the House and the Senate. Dead on…

Working out a few times each week and staying in shape can be hard. Gym memberships can cost a lot, and workout classes are not always at the best times. A great way to fit exercise into your busy schedule is to do it at home! This can also help you save money and feel…

By CHN Nutritionist: Karin Arias RDN, CDN Often known as the month of love-related matters, February is also American Heart Month. There are many things we can do to help with heart health. One superstar veggie that can help with that is the beet.   Why Beets are Good for You: Beets are a great…

In our modern world, we often spend a lot of time on our cell phones. Screens like TVs, tablets, and phones can strain our eyes. They also cause us to sit for a long time and change our sleep and mood. To limit screen time, try these tips: Reframe your thinking. Spend less time on…

Mindfulness is a tool that you can use to know about your thoughts, feelings, and surroundings. Practicing mindfulness can help you feel relaxed, creative, and focused. People talk about mindfulness and being more mindful, but what does it look like and how do you do it? Mindfulness IS: Being fully there and aware of what you…

Most of us eat more sugar than is good for us. Added sugars include high fructose corn syrup and white sugar. These can be found in almost anything. Added sugars can also trick you into wanting more food. Eating less sugar doesn’t mean eating won’t be fun. Eating less sugar lets you find new eating…

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