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

Portneuf Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Recognized for Excellence

Portneuf Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Recognized for Excellence Pocatello, ID –The Portneuf Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center team was recently awarded the President’s Circle Center of Excellence for outstanding performance. The center was recognized for achieving patient satisfaction rat...

March 29th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Renewed Knee for Active Portneuf Volunteer

Renewed Knee for Active Portneuf Volunteer About three and a half years ago, Karen Knowlton injured her knee in a fall. She tried knee injections, physical therapy, and even a knee brace to help relieve the pain. No matter what she tried, her knee never seemed to recover from her fall. Karen consult...

March 29th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

Preventing Kidney Disease

Preventing Kidney Disease According to the National Kidney Foundation, one in three Americans is at risk for developing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Patients do not realize that they are having kidney issues and many are unaware of the symptoms. If you are experiencing conditions such as high blood...

March 28th, 2019

Portneuf Health Partners

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