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The Healthy Reads Blog is your source for insights into medical trends, concierge medicine, primary care, wellness, and more.

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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
April 6th, 2021

Are you finding yourself stressed out? Finding a fun activity is key to managing stress levels. Richmond health coach Sarah Brawley offers seven ideas, from coloring to journaling, for fun activities you can do to relieve stress. 

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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
March 24th, 2021

If you ask any medical professional about the importance of exercise, the universal answer is that more people should be doing it on a regular basis.

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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
March 23rd, 2021

Let's discuss how to combine cardio and weightlifting in order to maximize your weight loss results.

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Whether you’ve just started a couch-to-5K running program or you’re a seasoned marathoner, you’re probably no stranger to aches and pains in your legs and knees as you grow muscle and improve your stamina. But how do you know if the pain is normal or part of a bigger issue? Ahat does it mean if you have pain behind your knee when you run?

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Take your health care into your own hands by doing regular exercise, and start improving your wellness and overall quality of life. As you age, it may become more difficult to exercise the way you once did.

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One thing I've noticed when I meet with patients is their mystery at reading a food label. What are we looking for? How should we evaluate added sugars? Watch this video and read on to learn more. 

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Eating healthy can be a lifestyle for your whole family, kids included. But it's not always easy, especially if habits have already formed. So what can you do nutritionally to get your children and your family eating healthier? Midlothian health coach Jaime Monsen shares five tips in this video. Watch below and read on for a recap.

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According to some estimates, there are more than 1,800 types of cheese. Because there are so many types, it really is sort of its own food group. In this video, Greenville health coach Aaron Benator discusses some nutritious aspects of cheese, including its effect on cognitive health and the presence of probiotics, different types of protein, and more.