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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
March 5th, 2021

Air fryers work very similarly to how a convection oven does. It's a healthier way to get a crispy taste to your food, and they're popping up all over the place the last couple of years, so there are tons of options out there. Richmond health coach Sarah Brawley introduces a few simple options to get started using your air fryer. 

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By: Brandon Rice, Health Coach
March 2nd, 2021

What should you eat before your workout, during your workout, and after your workout? When should you eat before and after exercise? Short Pump health coach Brandon Rice explains.

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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
February 26th, 2021

The last week of February is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Why is it important to get help? How can your healthcare providers help you? Richmond health coach Sarah Brawley offers a few thoughts. Watch the video below and read on for a full recap. 

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By: Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach
February 23rd, 2021

It's National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. What are some common eating disorders? What are the signs? What should you do if you, or a loved one, might have or be developing an eating disorder? In this video, Midlothian health coach Jaime Monsen discusses this sensitive, but important, topic.

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By: Sarah Brawley, Health Coach
February 16th, 2021

February is National Cancer Prevention month. Two key areas you can focus on to reduce your cancer risk? Diet and exercise. First, we'll discuss diet. In this video, Richmond health coach Sarah Brawley discusses three things you want to avoid to help reduce your chance of developing cancer — processed meats, alcohol, and being overweight. Watch the video below and read on for a recap.

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By: David Pong, M.D.
February 12th, 2021

It's February. It's Heart Month. And unfortunately, it's Heart Month in 2021, which makes it Heart Month in the COVID pandemic.

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By: Yvonne Bull, Certified Health Coach
February 9th, 2021

There are many things that factor into heart health. Three of the biggest components you control are diet, exercise, and sleep. In this video, Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull offers a few thoughts on each and talks about how they all can contribute positively to overall heart health. What the video below and read on for a transcript. 

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February is Heart Month, which means its a great time to think about your cardiovascular health. In this video, Richmond health coach Lindsey Patton offers four tips to help make sure your diet is a heart-healthy one. Watch the video below and read on for a recap.