Tag: ask the experts

Drink up! Staying hydrated prevents medical emergencies and promotes overall health

A lot of people struggle with staying well hydrated, and Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team is here to help. Proper hydration helps the body feel, function and even look better, and prevents medical emergencies like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Make sure you're drinking the appropriate amount of fluids for your body's needs, [...]

2021-06-29T13:57:02-06:00July 21st, 2021|

Ask the Experts: It’s easy and tasty to add more healthy fruits and vegetables to your diet

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team helps patients make simple dietary changes that can go a long way toward managing disease and improving overall wellbeing. One of those changes is encouraging patients to eat more fruits and vegetables. They're offering simple tips for incorporating more of these healthy foods into your daily meals. Most [...]

2021-06-02T12:53:15-06:00July 7th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: If you want to get more exercise, making gradual and realistic changes is the way to go

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team works with patients on making lifestyle changes that help manage chronic conditions and improve overall health through proper nutrition. Healthy physical activity is also important, and they're reaching out with tips on how to implement exercise into your daily life. Fitting exercise into a busy schedule may sound [...]

2021-06-02T12:54:22-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How can proper nutrition help fuel my athletic and fitness goals?

Spring and summer are great times to improve your fitness, and part of achieving your athletic goals involves proper nutrition. Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has advice anyone can use, whether you're looking to start a fitness program or training for an endurance event. By eating nutrient-rich foods and staying hydrated, you can [...]

2021-04-20T10:27:06-06:00April 20th, 2021|

“Get the vaccine:” Regional One Health experts say COVID-19 immunizations offer safe, effective path out of pandemic

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, Regional One Health experts are encouraging everyone who qualifies to get their vaccine. They say the products have been proven safe and effective through rigorous study, and the side effects are minimal. If you have questions about whether you should get the vaccine, talk to your health care provider. [...]

2021-04-27T15:36:45-06:00April 7th, 2021|

Never ignore signs of cardiovascular disease: Whether you need emergency or preventative care, take your heart health seriously

If you think you or someone around you is having a heart attack, don't delay - seek immediate emergency medical attention. Classic signs to watch for include chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness and profuse sweating. Some of the more subtle signs include back pain, headache, jaw pain, swelling and cough. Tomisha Byard, a family [...]

2021-02-05T11:09:25-06:00February 5th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Postpartum manager Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths

Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, postpartum manager at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support [...]

2020-08-19T12:02:12-06:00August 26th, 2020|
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