The power of starting your day with lemon water

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in

The power of starting your day with lemon water

Water with lemon might be a popular drink to order when you are at a restaurant but did you ever think about drinking it at home? There are many benefits of starting your day with lemon water. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning rejuvenates your skin, boosts metabolism, and fights off viruses. Let’s take a look at the other benefits of drinking lemon water first thing in the morning rather than a cup of coffee. What to do? When you first wake up, pour a glass of...

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What you need to know about the Flu

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in

The cold weather is quickly approaching us in New England and we are right in the heart of flu season. Although Ebola has been around in the media a lot lately, the flu is also a serious disease that should not be taken lightly. Influenza (flu) is a viral infection in the nose, throat and lungs. Each year about 200,000 Americans are hospitalized with the flu and about 36,000 people die because of the flu and complications. Who is at higher risk for getting the flu? • All...

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Guest Blog-Laura Morris: Decisions for the New Year

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in

Guest Blog-Laura Morris: Decisions for the New Year

It is a New Year and many of us are thinking about our health. About 40% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution, and only 8% achieve their resolutions. Many people make the resolution to lose weight and get healthy! We are in February and some of you may already be second guessing your efforts and wondering how you will stay on track. I have been a Family Nurse Practitioner for 11 years and I see people with full on dedication to health that come out of the woodwork once...

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3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Health

Posted by on Nov 18, 2011 in

Did you know that there are certain foods found in most households that are proven to help reduce the risk of certain health problems? It’s true, there are many inexpensive foods that are found in many homes that can help reduce common health problems. Take a look below to see for yourself!   Coffee- This common morning pick-me-up serves more purposes than just a caffeine boost, it can help ward off diabetes! Coffee is filled with chlorogenic acid and magnesium which...

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