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Cancer, Meet Your Match | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Cancer, Meet Your Match

When it comes to prevention, pancreatic and prostate cancers have something in common. MANY PEOPLE BELIEVE prostate and pancreatic cancers aren’t preventable. While you can’t control risk factors such as your age or your family medical history, you can control lifestyle factors that may help lower your cancer risk. Take a look at four ways you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2018

Taking Early Action to Prevent Diabetes | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Taking Early Action to Prevent Diabetes

Millions of American adults don’t know they’re at a higher risk for developing diabetes. YOU CAN’T FIGHT an enemy if you don’t know it exists. That’s often the case when it comes to prediabetes. The condition affects more than 84 million Americans but most don’t know it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2018

Fall in Love with Autumn Produce | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Fall in Love With Autumn Produce

Classic fall favorites are filled with antioxidants and vitamins to keep you healthy year-round. THE AMAZING APPLE With more than 2,500 varieties of apples in the United States, it’s a tasty way to get lots of nutrients. Although the varieties range in flavor, nearly all are rich in vitamin C. While some varieties are available year-round,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2017

Staying Hydrated in the Summer Months | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Staying Hydrated In The Summer Months

FEELING TIRED OR hungry? You might simply be thirsty. Our bodies need water to maintain the right temperature, circulate blood, remove waste, and lubricate our joints. We need a lot of water each day because we’re constantly losing precious body moisture—through breathing, urination, and sweating. HYDRATION INDICATORS Staying hydrated is always important, but during hot summer… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Spring Clean Your Diet | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Spring Clean Your Diet

HAS YOUR DIET been stuck in a winter rut? During the colder months, we tend to go into hibernation mode, storing fat from eating cheesy casseroles and meaty stews. Now that warm-weather produce has returned, get your diet back to a fresher, healthier place. Not sure how to start? These tips can help: TRY SOMETHING NEW… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 1 2017

Happy, Healthy Halloween

Happy, Healthy Halloween

SUGAR IS FLOWING and bedtimes are later than usual. Try these tricks for a healthy, spooky holiday. [feature_headline type=”left” level=”h6″ icon=”apple” style=”color: #008238″]Eat a healthy meal first.[/feature_headline] To help cut down on the amount of candy your little one consumes, eat a healthy family meal together prior to trick-or-treating. [feature_headline type=”left” level=”h6″ icon=”arrow-down” style=”color: #008238″]Keep sugar to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 3 2016

Foods That Can Protect You from the Sun

Did you know that certain foods can help protect your skin from the sun? Registered dietitian Jody Pannozzo from MyDietitian.com talked about some sun fighting foods you can incorporate into your daily meals and other tools to fight off the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. 1. What foods can help protect you from the sun? To… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 2 2016

5 Smoothie Recipes Geared Towards Women’s Health

When your life is packed with family, work and play, keeping your energy up is important. One way to stay energized is by what you have for breakfast. Smoothies are a great way to pack a bunch of your daily nutrients into one meal. Here are 5 great smoothie recipes that make it easy for… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 27 2016

Fight off Colon Cancer with Food

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. While getting screened is one of the best ways to prevent the disease, eating healthy food is another way to fight it off. We turned to Stop Colon Cancer Now for some healthy recipes geared towards colon cancer prevention. These recipes are not only healthy for you, but they… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 18 2016

Healthy Eating Spotlights National Nutrition Month

March is the time of year to bring awareness to healthy eating and what better way to do that than by celebrating National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors the national campaign every year encouraging Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating the entire month. “This year’s ‘Savor the Flavor… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 18 2016

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