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All Calories Are NOT Equal

By Holly J. Niles MS, CNS, LDN Istock calories not equal

A common myth is that it's all about calories and all calories are equal.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Physical Fitness Preventative Health Weight Gain Weight Loss Women's Health

Cancer & Risk-Reducing Nutrition

By Heidi S. Puc M.D., FACP, ABIHM Istock plant diet

What we eat has real effects on our health, especially when it comes to reducing the risk of cancer.


Posted In: Blog Cancer Therapy Cardiovascular Health Cleanse and Detoxification Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Heidi S. Puc, MD Integrative Cancer Care Integrative Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Preventative Health Weight Loss Women's Health

Take control of your lifestyle to prevent falling into old habits this fall!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Istock take control

Research and practice have shown the immense impact that lifestyle can play on our body as well as overall health. Many people feel that they lose control of their health when they are not feeling well or when life becomes busy or stressful. For this reason, the Stram Center believes it is essential to embrace a healthy lifestyle and allow people to take control of their health.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Pain Management Preventative Health Recipes

Heart Healthy Success with Meal Planning & Preparation- Easy Roasted Vegetable Batch Cooking Recipe

By Mary C. Johnson, Dietetic Intern Roasted vegetables-2

In our fast-paced lives, we demand meals on-the-go and often reach for the quickest options available. This most often involves purchasing pre-packaged or fast-food meals which are typically higher in sodium and saturated fat which are detrimental to our heart health. These quick options are also lower in fiber and phytochemicals (cancer fighting compounds found in the color of the food) that are found in plant-based foods which are important for our overall health. Optimizing your diet to include plant-based foods is a surefire way to increase the nutrient density of your diet and maximize your disease fighting potential. Spending time planning and preparing your meals each week is one of the best ways to ensure diet success for heart health. Here are a few easy tips to get you started in quick meal planning and preparation that you can start to incorporate into your routine.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO General Lyme Disease Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Paleo Diet Preventative Health Recipes Weight Gain Weight Loss

Quenching Sweet Cravings with Stomach Channel 44 (the Inner Court)

By Christopher Reilly, L.Ac., MSA Inner court

This could be a quick fix for sweet cravings! Read on and give it a try.


Posted In: Blog Acupressure Points Acupuncture Christopher Reilly L.Ac., MSA Diet and Prevention Nutrition Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity

How to Avoid Overeating during the Holidays!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Butternut squash

While the holidays are a great time to celebrate with family and friends, celebrations often result in overeating and excessive calorie intake.
Below are tips to prevent overeating.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Weight Gain

VAP Testing: Reduce Your Cardiovascular Risk

Introducing VAP for the most comprehensive Cardiovascular blood test available.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention General Nutrition Obesity Physical Fitness Preventative Health Weight Loss

Fructose: The Weight-Gain Sugar

By Korey DiRoma, ND

Obesity is an epidemic in America that now affects many millions of adults and children. Obesity is classified as having a body mass index (BMI) of greater than 30.


Posted In: Blog Gastrointestinal Health Korey DiRoma Naturopath Nutrition Obesity Weight Gain Weight Loss

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Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 27, 2017
Tuesday Cancer Support Group Changed to Monday March 27
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NO YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH CLASS TODAY
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Beginner Yoga Class with Rebecca Rice M.S., L.Ac.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Reiki Circle
Saturday, April 1, 2017

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