How You Can Boost Your Self-Esteem While Living with Psoriasis

The National Psoriasis Foundation reports that more than 8 million Americans have psoriasis and that 60% say their disease is be a large problem in their everyday lives. If you are struggling with your psoriasis, here are some things you can do to make your struggle more manageable. Join a Local Sup...

August 14th, 2019

AHS Admin

Breastfeeding Highs and Hurdles

Breastfeeding can be a great experience for both mom and baby, but it’s also a lot of hard work that comes with a set of big difficulties. Every mom is bombarded with articles that explain the benefits of breastfeeding and, while they are largely correct, it can put more pressure on a very persona...

July 29th, 2019

AHS Admin

Three Simple Ways You Can Incorporate SPF Into Your Skincare Routine

While many of us lather on sunscreen while heading to the beach or pool on a hot summer day, most of us don’t apply sunscreen as often as we should when we go about our daily lives. Approximately five million Americans are treated for skin cancer every year, making the need for SPF more important...

July 9th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Berry Red, White and Blue

The fourth of July is right around the corner. As we celebrate with parades, fireworks, and backyard barbecues, try adding some healthful berries to your dishes like blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries. Berries are full of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, nutrients, and fibe...

July 3rd, 2019

Jennifer Anthony, RD, LD

Preventing sports hernias

When you think about sports injuries, do hernias come to mind? A sports hernia is a strain or tear of any soft tissue (muscle, tendon, ligament) in the lower abdomen or groin area. Sports hernias are most common in activities that require repetitive or explosive motions. Twisting, bending, kicking a...

June 25th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Do Skin, Hair and Nail Vitamins Really Work?

Most vitamins and supplements containing biotin, fish oil or vitamins A, C and E can help stimulate hair and nail growth. You can typically find specialized vitamins that have high concentrations of the vitamins and minerals below. Here are a few vitamins and minerals to keep in mind and how they fu...

May 10th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Benefits of Playing Outside

Children today spend less time outdoors than any other generation, devoting only four to seven minutes to unstructured outdoor play per day and spending an average of seven and a half hours in front of electronic media. These statistics are significant because experts agree that outside play builds...

May 10th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Foods that Trigger IBS

Irritable Blower syndrome, also known as IBS, is a disorder that affects the large intestine. There are many different factors that can cause IBS such as; muscle contractions in the intestines, abnormalities in the nervous system, inflammation in the intestines, severe infection and microflora (the...

May 10th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Why Prescription Drugs and Alcohol Should Not Be Consumed Together

“Prescription painkillers, sedatives, antidepressants, and antipsychotics are the most commonly used drugs mixed with alcohol,” claims the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Mixing these two substances may increase your risk of overdose and damage to the body. In 2010, the National Institute on...

May 9th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Eggcellent Eggs

    Hardboiled, poached, sunny side up, or scrambled, eggs are an “egg”cellent source of protein, choline, riboflavin, vitamin B12, and vitamin D. With Easter just around the corner, here are some tips for hard boiling, peeling, and storing your eggs safely by the Academy of Nutrition...

April 18th, 2019

Jennifer Anthony, RD, LD

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