Halloween “Healthies”

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

It’s one day before the holiday, and you still haven’t bought any treats. What should you do? The kid-size box of raisins…this reminds me of my grandmother, but still not so enticing.  Plus, dried fruit (especially with extra sugar added) is equivalent to eating candy. How about these: Small individual packets of nuts and unsweetened dried fruit or lower sugar …

Staying Healthy at Work: The 30-Minute Walk

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Extra time can be difficult sometimes to find while at work, especially to get outside.  But getting some fresh air and some movement will likely make you a more efficient worker.  So this is worth trying out.   Make time in your work day to get away from your desk or office and go outside to walk.  Ideally it would …

Staying Healthy at Work: Desk Posture

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

This blog will be the first of a series of short blogs about staying healthy while you’re at work. Doing your job from a desk doesn’t have to be detrimental to your health. Keep in mind that every job comes with it’s different types of postural stressors.   If you spend several hours a day sitting, you may want to …

Fish Oil Facts

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Fish oil has A LOT of benefits for both disease prevention and health management, with the most benefits coming from omega-3 fatty acids.   There are many forms of omega-3 fatty acids. The types found fatty fish such as salmon, called DHA and EPA, have been studied most extensively and appear to have the strongest health benefits. Another form of …

Ideas for getting kids to eat and try healthy foods

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

  Have a “New Food Monday” Pick a day of the week where there is always a new food served. This way the kids will be used to it in their schedule and may complain less or even get excited about it. The possibilities are endless! Try smoothies for protein, fiber, and sweet-tooth satisfaction. Here are a few recipe suggestion:. …

October Featured Business

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

In the past, I haven’t identified myself as one of the writers of our blog.  I didn’t feel like it really played into the topic well enough to be worth mentioning.  This time, it’s different.  I want you to know it is me, Dr. Tom Anderson, writing a blog about the October business of the month, Shine Boutique. Why does …