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Jun 5, 2024

p.r.e.p. Corner | How to Increase Your Energy Naturally

Maintaining your energy levels throughout the day can sometimes seem like a feat, especially in the face of the stress of daily life. But there are natural means of boosting your energy that go beyond the scope of simply reaching for that cup of coffee. By understanding the role of caffeine, nutrition, and hydration, you […]

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Apr 4, 2024

5 Must-Have Foods for Your Weekly Menu: A Nutritional Guide

The foundation of good health lies in what we eat along with exercise, sleep, and emotional health. Today, we’re excited to talk about five phenomenal foods that should be in your weekly menu and on your shopping list: avocado, eggs, almonds, watermelon, and the ancient grain quinoa. Let’s dive in and explore why these foods […]

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Apr 4, 2024

p.r.e.p. Corner | 3 Tips for Hitting Your Fitness Goals

Welcome to our monthly p.r.e.p. corner! This month highlights the interconnectedness of nutrition, exercise, and foundational habits in achieving optimal health. p.r.e.p. Director Lisa Woodcock’s insights on embracing process goals echo Nurse Deena’s approach to customizable meals – both emphasize the importance of consistency and mindful choices. Let’s dive into our 3 tips for hitting […]

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Sep 13, 2022

6 Interesting Collagen Nutrition Facts You Should Know

Collagen is to the 2020s what Diet Coke was to the 90s. Wherever you go, it’s always, “Collagen is amazing,” “Collagen helped my hair grow,” “Collagen paid my taxes.” But, do any of us actually know what collagen is? Or what it does? Well, if after 200+ Instagram posts dedicated to touting the unmatched, secret […]

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Mar 17, 2022

Why & How to Add More Green Foods to Your Diet

In order to take in the broadest spectrum of essential nutrients, it’s important to eat as many colors of fruits and vegetables as possible. Green foods are especially beneficial in providing antioxidants and health-promoting phytochemicals such as lutein, which are believed by researchers to protect cells from and slow the rate of cancer. Besides providing […]

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Jun 5, 2024 p.r.e.p. Corner | How to Increase Your Energy Naturally

Maintaining your energy levels throughout the day can sometimes seem like a feat, especially in the face of the stress of daily life. But there are natural means of boosting your energy that go beyond the scope of simply reaching for that cup of coffee. By understanding the role of caffeine, nutrition, and hydration, you […]

read more
Apr 4, 2024 5 Must-Have Foods for Your Weekly Menu: A Nutritional Guide

The foundation of good health lies in what we eat along with exercise, sleep, and emotional health. Today, we’re excited to talk about five phenomenal foods that should be in your weekly menu and on your shopping list: avocado, eggs, almonds, watermelon, and the ancient grain quinoa. Let’s dive in and explore why these foods […]

read more
Apr 4, 2024 p.r.e.p. Corner | 3 Tips for Hitting Your Fitness Goals

Welcome to our monthly p.r.e.p. corner! This month highlights the interconnectedness of nutrition, exercise, and foundational habits in achieving optimal health. p.r.e.p. Director Lisa Woodcock’s insights on embracing process goals echo Nurse Deena’s approach to customizable meals – both emphasize the importance of consistency and mindful choices. Let’s dive into our 3 tips for hitting […]

read more
Sep 13, 2022 6 Interesting Collagen Nutrition Facts You Should Know

Collagen is to the 2020s what Diet Coke was to the 90s. Wherever you go, it’s always, “Collagen is amazing,” “Collagen helped my hair grow,” “Collagen paid my taxes.” But, do any of us actually know what collagen is? Or what it does? Well, if after 200+ Instagram posts dedicated to touting the unmatched, secret […]

read more
Mar 17, 2022 Why & How to Add More Green Foods to Your Diet

In order to take in the broadest spectrum of essential nutrients, it’s important to eat as many colors of fruits and vegetables as possible. Green foods are especially beneficial in providing antioxidants and health-promoting phytochemicals such as lutein, which are believed by researchers to protect cells from and slow the rate of cancer. Besides providing […]

read more
Nov 17, 2021 Six Tips for Balancing Health and Holiday Cheer

By Sarah Frazier, ACSM-CPT, PCES The excitement of Halloween has ended, but the holiday season is just beginning! Many times, the holidays can be a challenging time for folks trying to make healthy choices because of the temptation of sweets and treats around. All foods can fit into a healthy diet in moderation, but there […]

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Mar 31, 2021 The Beginner’s Guide to Quick Desk Exercises

Orignially Published: Jun 28, 2015 In 2013, it was reported that 86% of American jobs involved sitting for long periods—if not all day1. Desk jobs make it difficult to exercise one’s body properly and can lead to a largely sedentary lifestyle with health hazards galore. The trick is to incorporate physical activity into your daily […]

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Mar 2, 2021 Making Fitness a Priority in Your Life

Originally Published: Oct 29, 2015 Making Fitness a Priority in YOUR Life! by Nina Szemis Here at acac, we encourage you to Live Your Best. Exercise helps you avoid injury and illness, sleep better, combat stress in positive ways, and maintain a healthy weight, as well as many other benefits. But how are we making fitness a priority in our […]

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Feb 22, 2021 Drink More Water | 7 Helpful Tips

Originally Published: May 28, 2015 Do you find yourself not drinking as much water as you should? Our daily schedules are demanding and sometimes even life’s simplest routines seem to slip past us.  We understand!  Whether you’re on the job, raising a family, or at acac exercising, it is essential to take time for yourself and drink water. […]

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Feb 22, 2021 The Power of Massage

Originally Published: Feb 18, 2019 Almost all healthy people occasionally have a physical condition that can be improved by massage. No matter how well you may be, a good massage will leave you feeling better. Conditions Generally Relieved by Massage:•Depression    •Migraines   •Headaches    •Arthritis   •Fibromyalgia    •Acute Injuries   •Sciatica    •Anxiety   •Neck Pain    […]