Entries by tamon

Patient Success Story – Tim Murray

Tim Murray didn’t realize he was experiencing diabetic symptoms (constant fatigue and vision problems) until he visited his OurHealth clinic for a biometric screening to earn an incentive through his employer’s benefits program.

Facts for Successful Snacking

So often when we think snack food, we think of eating something that is quick and easy. This can result in eating processed foods (think food that is either packaged or boxed) with potentially little to no nutritional value. Snack food is not equivalent to junk food. Here you will learn why making your own […]

7 Hacks for Allergy Relief at Home

Seasonal allergy time is here – ugh. If you’re experiencing the familiar sting of itchy eyes, scratchy throat, or bouts of sneezing with the onset of the season’s bloom, check out these best practices for reducing exposure to allergens like pollen from grasses and trees when you’re home.  

Meal Prep: Save Time, Save Money, and Eat Healthy

Fads around healthy eating are always coming and going, but one thing that makes a trend worth following is when it can do more for your lifestyle than just provide nutritional benefits. One such recent trend is meal prepping. This means preparing and packaging all your meals and snacks for the week at once. While […]

What does mindfulness mean – and is it beneficial?

In its simplest definition, mindfulness is a practice of paying attention to one’s experience in the present moment, without judgment. Used as a stress reduction technique, it can help practitioners achieve reduced anxiety and stress, as well as improved focus and attention span.

Ultimate Convenience Food Bracket: Snacktime

When you’re on the run and you know you need a snack, beware what you think is healthy. Here are a few afternoon convenience food options to examine, courtesy of OurHealth Wellness Program Manager, Lauren Hutchens.

Ultimate Convenience Food Bracket: Breakfast

In the spirit of March and all things brackets, we’ve worked with OurHealth Wellness Program Manager, Lauren Hutchens, to identify and compare a few morning convenience food options (you might be surprised at the “winners”).