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Vitamin N

Date: August 5, 2019

There is a new vitamin they are talking about, Vitamin N, and that stands for Nature! Researchers who studied people in 20 countries found that people with access to nature and who spent time outside had lower levels of stress- as well as a reduced risk for chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, […]

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It’s Picnic Time!

Date: July 22, 2019

July is National Picnic Month, and it couldn’t be a better time to get outside and enjoy our Connecticut summer! A picnic can also be a healthy way to celebrate fresh local produce. Here are some picnic packing tips: Pack the rainbow. Try to include as many food groups and colors of produce that you […]

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Going Screen Free

Date: April 22, 2019

April 29-May 5th is Screen Free Week across the country.  This is a great opportunity to assess our screen time and find ways to use screens less often on a regular basis. Here are a few ways to reduce your screen time. Change up your bedtime routine.  The blue light from electronics can disrupt our […]

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Win a Popcorn Maker!

Date: May 24, 2018

Win this popcorn maker! Keep an eye out for our video, “Popcorn Four Ways,” that we’ll be posting tomorrow to be entered to win. All you have to do is ‘like,’ comment, or share after watching the delicious recipes. Good luck! Visit our Facebook page on Friday, May 25 for your chance to win: https://www.facebook.com/ProHealthPhysicians/

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Join Us At the Durham Bike Rodeo—Sunday, May 20

Date: May 18, 2018

Weather permitting, ProHealth Physicians will be at the Durham Bike Rodeo on Sunday, May 20! Family and friends are invited to a fun-filled bike rodeo in Durham at Coginchaug High School south parking lot, next to the track, from 10am–12pm. To encourage bicycle safety, and the healthy, recreational benefits of biking, ProHealth Physicians has donated […]

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Shamrock Shake Recipe!

Date: March 14, 2018

Check out this healthy twist on the Shamrock Shake. It’s got all the taste of a minty milkshake with the nutrients of spinach and avocado. The recipe comes from our Healthy Me dietitian, Jen Sabo. Make it and tell us—or better yet show us—how yours comes out on our Facebook page! Watch our video with […]

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The Heart of the Matter

Date: February 8, 2018

The Heart of the Matter Heart Health month is here and while we shop for our Valentines it’s important to remember simple ways to keep our hearts healthy all year long! Here are The Mayo Clinic’s 8 steps to help prevent heart disease. Control your portion size: Work on eating until you are satisfied instead […]

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Join the Fun—A Blue Moon Snowshoe Hike This Friday!

Date: January 31, 2018

Join Farmington Land Trust this Friday, February 2 from 5:30–7pm at ProHealth Physicians’ sponsored trail, Mountain Spring Nature Trail, located at 10 Mountain Spring Road in Farmington. Explore the trail on a moonlit hike. Get some extra steps in and enjoy nature while you snowshoe, cross country ski, or hike to a bonfire on the trail. […]

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In With the New (Year)

Date: December 22, 2017

It is believed by many that the month of January was named for the Roman God Janus, who is the god of beginnings and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past. This is a perfect image when approaching the start of a new […]

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Have a Healthy Labor Day!

Date: August 30, 2017

Labor Day picnics are our last summer hurrah before getting back to the real world.  Barbeques and parties can often tempt us with less healthy options, but this is actually the perfect time of year to find really nutritious and local party food! You can have a delicious meal, and still feel great on Tuesday! […]

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