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Reducing Inflammation with Food

Reducing Inflammation with Food

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural part of our bodies’ defense systems in order to heal and defend us from harm. Inflammation is classified as either acute or chronic, depending on the severity and how long it lasts. Acute... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
A Conversation with Tida Lam, DO

A Conversation with Tida Lam, DO

“Being open on weekends is the only reason I chose Avance Care for my first doctor’s visit in 17 years. I expected to sit in a crowded lobby, have somebody weigh me, take my blood pressure, and make me sit alone in an exam room for a half hour until the... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Providers
A Parental Guide to Bully Prevention

A Parental Guide to Bully Prevention

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW Bullying Tips for Parents/Caregivers As the children prepare for their first day back to school with their supply list checked off, we wanted to assist parents with some tools as well. As parents, we do not always hit the mark of... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
Prebiotics vs Probiotics: Tips for a Happy Gut

Prebiotics vs Probiotics: Tips for a Happy Gut

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN We commonly discuss the benefits of probiotics, which are healthy bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal (GI) tract and found in foods such as yogurt, kombucha, and kefir. We hear less often about their counterpart, prebiotics, which... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
10 Tips for Avoiding the “Freshman 15”

10 Tips for Avoiding the “Freshman 15”

By Doris Nicolas-Mir, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDE It’s that time of year where many high school grads are preparing to head off to college. This can be an exciting and sometimes nerve-racking transition for both parents and kids. The focus is usually on what electronics need... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
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