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A Diet for Depression?

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Food can bring comfort, but it’s not always a solution for mental health issues. It’s tempting to to believe self-help books and articles that say all you need to overcome depression is to eat healthier foods. While doing so will certainly help you feel better physically, a healthy diet isn’t enough on its own to …

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How to Lose Weight and Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

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In January, you resolved to slim down. Are you still as committed to your goal as you were then? If not, don’t worry. There’s still time to set yourself up for success.    Need help meeting your weight-loss goals? Call Becky Moffat, R.D., CDE, Summit Healthcare outpatient dietitian, at 928.537.6984 or email bmoffat@summithealthcare.net.

Cancer, Meet Your Match

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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 …

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Taking Early Action to Prevent Diabetes

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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. …

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Fall in Love With Autumn Produce

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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, …

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Spring Clean Your Diet

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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 …

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Happy, Healthy Halloween

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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 …

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