Health & Wellness


Please see our range of Health & Wellness tips below. We want to encourage our patients to use these for their health and well being.


Health Benefits of Kale

Kale is related to the cabbage family along with broccoli and brussel sprouts. They are classified as cruciferous vegetables and are thought to decrease tumor growth in cancers such as Bladder ,Breast, Colon, Ovary and Prostate. Researchers have found 45 different Flavonoids, giving it anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-cancer benefits.

Weight

Balance Your Food Intake

Balance your food intake with your daily activities and energy needs to maintain a healthy weight. Strict weight control diets don't work in the long run. Most people who lose weight typically gain it back along with a few extra pounds. Instead of dieting adopt long lasting healthy habits such as eating well and keeping active.

Walking

What is it?

Walking is easy on the joints and gets your heart pumping. It's easy to do, inside or outside and costs almost nothing.

What are the benefits of walking?

  • Improves cardiovascular fitness by strengthening your heart
  • Improves bone health
  • Lower risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease
  • Reduce stress and symptoms of depression
  • Improves physical ability and reduces risk of physical disability in older adults