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Colonoscopies

Fainting During Colonoscopy Prep: Is it common?

The topic of fainting during colonoscopy prep is one you’ll see across the internet when researching what to expect during the prep process—but is it normal and, more importantly, how can you avoid it? Today, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about this common concern. Read on for the expertise and insight you […]

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Pediatrics Uncategorized

The Kids are Back in School: Using Immunity Drinks to Keep Your Family Healthy & Nourished

The school bell has officially rung and eager-to-interact kids everywhere are returning to classrooms across the nation. But with the global pandemic persisting and children under the age of 12 unauthorized to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as of this writing—along with the start of the regular cold-and-flu season looming—the idea of keeping your family healthy, nourished, […]

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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 […]