Organically Grown and Trained

  Health enthusiasts are strong proponents of buying local. Food from the area you live is beneficial and more likely to include properties that are best for your body. There is a strong focus on quality and value when items are developed for friends and family. The same is true in healthcare...

April 24th, 2018

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Healthy Choices for Traveling

  Whether we are traveling by air or road there are often many opportunities to get those, not-so-healthy snacks. While these options can be quick and delicious, most of the foods purchased at airports or gas stations are low in healthy nutrients and high in sugar and fat. However, we can avoid...

April 20th, 2018

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Just Drive

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted driving causes more than 3,000 fatalities and over 400,000 injuries in the United States each year. At any given daylight moment across America, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic...

April 19th, 2018

Drew W McRoberts, MD

Patient-Centered Medical Home

In order to provide comprehensive and collaborative medical care to patients, with the goal of obtaining maximal health outcomes, Portneuf Primary Care has transformed how they deliver care and have organized their practice to better serve our community. Portneuf Medical Group is proud to announce...

April 9th, 2018

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Spring Into Healthier Eating!

By Krista Diekemper Kick off Spring with a variety of color on your plate and in your diet! With warmer weather comes a larger variety of produce, better quality, and at more affordable prices. Having a “colorful” plate of food is an easy way to provide your body with a variety of vitamins and m...

April 6th, 2018

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Menopause & Hormone Therapy: Facts and Fiction

To relieve the symptoms of menopause, doctors may prescribe hormone therapy. This can involve the use of either estrogen alone or with another hormone called progesterone, or progestin in its synthetic form. Hormone therapy can relieve many menopausal symptoms and prevent or postpone diseases that a...

April 2nd, 2018

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Celebrating Nutritionists

Pictured: Alyssa Lynott, Jessy Griffel, Cary Yensen, Jessica Strange, Amy Kramer, Eva Sorrentino. Not pictured: Margaret Larson, Krista Diekemper, Abby Wilson, Jennifer Anthony. By Amy Kramer, MPH, RD, LD The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics designates March as National Nutrition Month®. Addition...

March 16th, 2018

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5 Ways to Decrease your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

By: Jessica Strange RD,LD Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women; it is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. March is #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth, a month set aside to increase awareness and education of colon cancer. Acco...

March 9th, 2018

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Vein Health: Changes in circulatory system at menopause

About 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men in the United States suffer from some type of vein problem, states Of those affected, more than half are age 50 or better. While age is certainly one contributing factor, a number of other variables may exacerbate vein pro...

March 5th, 2018

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Loving Leftovers

By Eva Sorrentino, MS, RD, LD This month is National Nutrition Month. The focus of this month is to “Go Further with Food.” One way to do this is to reduce food waste and use food to its full potential. Here are a few tips to get the most bang for your food buck: Plan Ahead: plan 3-5 days’ wor...

March 2nd, 2018

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