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Heart-healthy fare

Heart-healthy fare

Hospital dietitian advocates the DASH diet to improve cholesterol and blood sugar. Peter Weiss, chief clinical dietitian at AdventHealth Waterman,…
Get gas and get healthy

Get gas and get healthy

Ever since convenience stores were attached to gas stations, they have offered fast foods to grab and go—usually hot dogs,…
Power of a smile

Power of a smile

Flex those facial muscles—it’s good for your well-being!   On my desk sits a photo of a young boy, Logan,…
Finding balance in The Villages

Finding balance in The Villages

‘I definitely feel younger being here, and I feel healthier.’  Working on legal cases can result in stressful all-nighters, yet…
Carving up a healthy holiday treat

Carving up a healthy holiday treat

If you traditionally make pumpkin bread for Thanksgiving, Florida Hospital Waterman has a “Waterman Wellness” recipe for you—so it must…
5 Healthy Halloween Tips

5 Healthy Halloween Tips

Instead of candy, hand out healthier treats like granola bars; snack packs of trail mix, raisins, crackers, or pretzels; and…
Help at the dinner table

Help at the dinner table

South Lake Hospital gets in your kitchen, so to speak, with monthly educational outreach programs. The Eating Well with Diabetes…
Combating brain drain

Combating brain drain

Nationally recognized psychiatrist and pediatrician Dr. Joe Bates inspired Villages residents with his prescription for “brain cardio” from his bestselling…
Heart-healthy eating class

Heart-healthy eating class

Proper nutrition and eating habits that promote a healthy heart are the focal points of periodic community classes at South…
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