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Exercise

Staying Safe While Working Out in the Heat This Summer

              Staying consistent year-round with your exercise routine is crucial for seeing results. As the summer months creep up on us, working out might become harder due to the heat. Ensuring you stay adequately hydrated is crucial when you want to workout in the heat. Today we’re discussing the ways to keep your workouts safe and […]

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Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Travels 101: Staying Healthy on Vacation

We’ve all been there: your flight leaves in an hour and your stomach is rumbling. You’ve grazed on enough trail mix and pretzels to last a lifetime, and the fast-food chains in the terminal aren’t exactly calling your name. Whether you’re in an airport or on the road, staying healthy while on vacation and eating […]

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Colonoscopies

Colonoscopy Prep 101: What to Expect When It’s Time to Prep

While the U.S. sees right around 19 million colonoscopies every year, getting through colonoscopy prep is still no easy feat. From foul-tasting prep powders to the uncomfortable reality of clearing your bowels, it’s safe to say colonoscopy prep isn’t exactly an experience to look forward to or write home about. But with a clear understanding […]

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Wellness + Medical Tips

Can You Cure a Hangover?: Separating Fact From Fiction

From pounding headaches and nausea to fever and food aversions, there is nothing quite like the painful payback our bodies serve us after a little too much partying. Whether it’s reaching for a sugary sports drink, heading to a drive-through, or sweating it out in a hot shower—anyone who’s all-too familiar with nights of endless […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

Sports Hydration for Athletes: How to Avoid Dehydration

Seeing as humans are roughly 60% water, no one is surprised to learn that maintaining healthy total body water (euhydration) is essential. For most people, achieving optimal hydration levels may only require a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, and 8-12 glasses of water daily. However, for high-level athletes or elite exercisers, establishing euhydration before, during, […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

10 Health Foods that Aren’t Actually Healthy

From plant-based options to low-sugar alternatives, grocery-store shelves are stocked with packaged products that, at first glance, may seem like your best bet for cutting calories and nourishing naturally. But how healthy are some of our favorite so-called health foods? Today, we’re putting the “conscious” back in conscious eating and breaking down 10 imposters to […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

What are Postbiotics?

By now, most people have heard of probiotics. Whether you take them in a pill or chow down on greek yogurt daily, chances are you have heard something about these gut health power players. You may have also read about prebiotics, which are the food source that keeps probiotics healthy and thriving. What you may […]

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Wellness + Medical Tips

How to Build Healthy Meals: Tips From a Registered Dietitian

     Are you trying to create the healthiest version of yourself but feel trapped in the yo-yo diet cycle? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here at CF Nutrition, we encourage you to eat healthy, well-balanced, nutrient-dense meals. This means there are no restrictions on certain food groups, no starving yourself miserable, and […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

What is Chia Seed Oil? Breaking Down the Superfood

What is chia seed oil, and why is it good for me? Chia seeds are small black or white seeds derived from the annual herbaceous plant, Salvia hispanica L. The oil from these seeds contains healthy omega-3 fatty acids, especially alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). These essential amino acids are associated with brain and heart health, as […]

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Wellness + Medical Tips

COVID VACCINE FAQ’s: Everything You Need to Know & How to Prepare

With the COVID vaccine rollout coming right along, depending on your job, age, and health history, your place in line might be approaching quickly. To help you on your journey to improved immunity, then, we wanted to spend some time today breaking down everything you need to know about the available COVID vaccines—including what’s true, […]