Category Archives: Healthy Living

Overnight Oats

Happy Friday! We’ve almost completed our week of superfood breakfast recipes.  Let us know which ones you plan to try! When you’re trying to get out the door on a Friday morning but still want a healthy breakfast, there is nothing faster than overnight oats. Don’t be intimidated by the color of these overnight turmeric…
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Mushroom & Egg Bake

Good morning!  Thanks for reading the blog posts this week on healthy superfood breakfast options!  We’ve enjoyed recipes such as whole grain cocoa pancakes, banana matcha "nice” cream and breakfast grain & sautéed banana bowl.  Check out our previous posts for the recipes and superfood benefits. Today’s recipe, the portobello mushroom and egg bake, is…
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Cocoa Pancakes

Happy Valentine ’s Day!  There is no better way to celebrate today than by serving the one you love a super food breakfast, especially one that includes chocolate. Of course, by now you know this week’s theme has been superfoods, although you may wonder how whole grain cocoa pancakes could have health benefits.  These wonderful…
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Banana Matcha “Nice” Cream

Today's superfood breakfast, banana matcha “nice” cream with granola, features three superfoods; matcha powder, pumpkin seeds and flaxseeds. Traditional ice cream is typically high in fat, sugar and calories.  This breakfast is a wonderfully creamy take on ice cream and can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.  There is no added sugar in this…
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Breakfast Grain & Sautéed Banana Bowl

A superfood is simply a food that contains a bust of nutrients that provide health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, decreasing cancer risk, diabetes management, or weight management. They are also a great addition to a healthy diet.  Examples of common superfoods are fiber, salmon, and blueberries. Some of the superfoods we will highlight…
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Flu Prevention: Unexpected Germ Hiding Places

Now that the holidays are over, the capital city is buzzing: students are back in town, employees are back at work and legislators are filing into town for session. Unfortunately, all the hustle-and-bustle can lead to more opportunities for sicknesses to spread.   Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports this years flu season…
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A Recipe for a Healthy Heart During the Holiday Season

By: Basim Tadros, MD, TMH Physician Partners – Cardiac & Internal Medicine Specialists, Services by Southern Medical Group, PA – American Board Certified of Internal Medicine The holidays are here and it’s the perfect time of year to bring family together and create positive, everlasting memories. However, what many don’t realize, are the amount of changes that…
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More Midnight Musings of an Exercise Physiologist

Over the course of and long and varied career in sports, fitness and health, I’ve had time to muse over many things. Two-plus years ago I wrote a collection of quick tips and thoughts on health and fitness. It got some great responses. Here are a few more. (more…)
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Your Flu Questions Answered

Holiday gatherings, roasting marshmallows by the fire and college football are reasons we all love the fall season. It’s also a chance for Tallahassee to escape the summer’s humidity and enjoy the crisp fall air. However, with the welcome change in weather comes the dreaded flu. The flu virus is most prominent in the fall…
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Continuing Conversation on Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a topic that many of us aren’t comfortable discussing. It’s emotional, complex and very personal. But, with millions affected by the tragedy in some way, it’s a topic that many are unfortunately familiar with. It’s something that requires more discussion, not less. September was Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It’s a month that gives…
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