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Healthy Living can come in the form of flower power. These 5 flowers transform not only beauty but even optimize your health!

Flower Power

As our gardens explode with fresh fruits and vegetables in these late summer months, it is exciting to gather the fruits of our labor and enjoy fresh, beautiful meals. But what about your gorgeous flowers?

Follow the science on the heart mind connection with a practical guide to practicing gratitude for a healthier heart.

Practicing Gratitude for a Healthier, Happier Heart

We all know that a positive attitude makes us feel better, but can it be beneficial to your health? This month we are delving into a heartwarming topic — the benefits of gratitude and gratitude

Prevention in heart health is critical to optimized health. Follow a providers perspective at the BaleDoneen Method

Drs. Borders and Hood: A Providers’ Perspective on the BaleDoneen Method

Those of you who are regular readers of the Prevention Center’s Newsletter may be familiar with the patient stories that have been told over the past year. This month we are featuring a slightly different

Follow us in the revelations that led actor Chris Hemsworth into the world of genetics and heart health and see how it could effect you.

Chris Hemsworth Revelation is Opportunity to Discuss ApoE and Genetics

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Weight loss drugs can have a larger effect on the well being of your physical health than just weight loss alone, read more to find out how!

Taking a Deep Dive into the popular weight-loss drugs, GLP-1 receptor agonists

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Translating your workout from a health goal to reality takes more than exercise alone, follow along for the tricks of the trade!

Exercising for Cardiometabolic Health with the viral “3-2-8” Method

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Lifestyle, Nutrition, & Recipes

Summertime Walking Playlist

Summertime Walking Playlist

All this talk about vitamin D, walking, and hydration have us excited about those early morning or late summer evening walks. If you’re like us, a fun playlist of upbeat songs can act as a

Watermelon Feta Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Feta Cucumber Salad

adapted from The Mediterranean Dish Speaking of hydration, this salad is packed with hydrating fruit and veggies (hello watermelon and cucumber!) This pairs well with any protein and is the perfect addition to your summer

Homemade pesto is full of heart healthy fats.

Garden Fresh Pesto

Making homemade pesto from fresh basil in the garden is one of our favorite activities in the summer months. This recipe can be modified with various greens such as kale, radish tops, carrot tops or

Gardening is good for your health.

The Benefits of Gardening: Cultivating Health and Beauty

In our fast-paced world where stress and lifestyle related diseases seem to lurk around every corner, the humble act of working in one’s garden can offer a sanctuary of health and well-being. Along with the

Pink Beet Hummas

Pink Beet Hummus

This hummus is loaded with healthy fats, high-protein and cholesterol-lowering fiber — and is easy to make! Pair it with cut veggies or gluten-free crackers for a satiating snack on the go. Directions: In a

Discover a delicious and nutritious green smoothie recipe that will satisfy your taste buds and boost your health. Try it today!

Monika’s favorite Green Smoothie

In a blender cup, add: 1 large handful of spinach, kale or mixed smoothie greens ½ banana, frozen ½ cup frozen mango chunks 1 tablespoon almond butter ¼ cup collagen powder (20 grams protein!) ½