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The Role of Nutrients in Chronic Disease and Inflammation

By, Joann Colosimo, MSN, ANP Inflammation can be a very necessary healing response to some type of damage to your body or it can be out-of-control and your worst health nightmare!  Either way, inflammation causes some degree of discomfort.  Nutrition actually has a tremendous impact on your body’s ability to heal.  Let’s break down the [...]

2013-10-16T15:56:49+00:00October 16th, 2013|Wellness Tips|

Women: Have you had your annual exam?

Dreading your annual exam? Here's why it's important... So many of us dread our annual gynecological exam, or at the least tend to be careless about keeping it. Instead of letting it make you feel fearful or nervous, look at it as empowering yourself instead! Why is it important to schedule an annual exam? Yes, [...]

2015-04-03T16:25:17+00:00October 11th, 2013|Wellness Tips|

Cholesterol – Do You Know What You Need to Know?

You can be in great physical condition but still have high cholesterol. That’s because high cholesterol isn't only caused by dietary choices—it can also be inherited. If you don't know your cholesterol levels, start by getting tested and discuss the results with your doctor. Quick Facts about Cholesterol Here's something you may not know: our [...]

2013-09-27T13:26:07+00:00September 27th, 2013|Health & Safety, Wellness Tips|

It’s Never Too Late to Start Living a Healthier Lifestyle

5 Things You Can Do to Start Living Healthier NOW Last month WKBW Channel 7 featured a local lady named Ann Constantino who is an aerobics instructor on the 11:00 news.  The surprising fact about Ann is that she’s 90 years old!  She was also featured as a Super Senior in Buffalo Spree Magazine, and [...]

2013-09-13T18:46:32+00:00September 13th, 2013|Health & Safety, Wellness Tips|

5 easy ways to make sure your kids maintain a healthy weight

September is childhood obesity awareness month.  Why be aware?  Well, childhood obesity is an epidemic. Does that sound over dramatic or exaggerated? Consider this: One in 3 children in the U.S. is overweight or obese. That means 33 percent of our nation's children and teenagers, more than 23 million of them, are at risk for [...]

2013-09-06T14:03:08+00:00September 6th, 2013|Wellness Tips|