Author: A Wild

Wellness Wednesdays: Does My Child Need a Supplement?

A question I often get from parents is whether or not their child should be taking supplements. While vitamins and minerals are vital to the growth and development of children, it is best to get these nutrients from actual foods verses supplements. The reason for this is because vitamins and…

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LSCC Receives HRSA Community Health Quality Recognition

For the ninth consecutive year, Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC) has been recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as a Health Center Quality Leader, ranking among the top 10% of health centers for best overall clinical performance in 2021. LSCC is one of only ten FQHCs in Texas to receive this recognition, and…

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Wellness Wednesdays: September Seasonal Produce

Branching off last week’s Wellness Wednesday tip, one of the best ways to save money and eat healthy is to buy produce that is in season. In the month of September, the following fruits and vegetables are currently in season in Texas: Fruits Persimmons, figs, pears, melons, watermelon, summer squash,…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Follow these money saving tips when preparing meals at home: Plan your meals for the week ahead of time, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.Consider meals you can easily prepare when you’re short on time. Save the ones that take longer for your days off or when other family members…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Back to School Lunch Ideas

Last week, we focused on quick and healthy back to school breakfast ideas but what about lunch? Preparing and packing lunches the night before will allow you to have more time to focus on a healthy breakfast the following morning. A balanced lunch should include a serving of fruit, vegetables,…

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Wellness Wednesdays: Low to Moderate Carb Snack Ideas

People with prediabetes and diabetes must pay attention to the amount of carbohydrates they consume each day, in order to keep their blood sugar within an acceptable range. Working with a dietitian can help you figure out exactly how many carbohydrates your body needs. Below are some diabetic-friendly snack ideas…

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