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It is important to stay as active as possible to keep our muscles strong as we age. I always tell my patients with chronic pain that exercise does not have to be a vigorous, long work out. The recommendation is 150 minutes over the course of one week. This can also be broken up into various workout sessions throughout the week. Even doing 10 minutes 3 times a day can add up to big changes down the road. Remember, every little bit counts. Try these exercises at home using your own body weight or light hand weights...

My husband and I make burrito bowls all the time. They're cheap, easy to make and if prepared using the right ingredients, can be a healthy, nutrition-packed meal all in one bowl. Not to mention, they usually last about 2-3 days with leftovers. ...

What better way to kick off our new blog than during National Nutrition Month?! Each year during the month of March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics promotes Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDNs) as the Food and Nutrition experts. The 2017 theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward”. This campaign reminds us we each hold the most important tool for making informed and easy nutrition choices: the humble Fork! ...

Recently “ancient grains” have gained popularity among health food crazes. This ancient grain, known as “the mother of all grains”, has been around for over 4,000 years and was grown near the Andean Region of Peru. With its mild nutty flavor, this edible seed packs a powerful nutrition punch, containing anywhere from 17-27 grams of fiber and 8 grams of protein per cup cooked. Quinoa is also considered to be a whole grain, gluten free and contains anti-inflammatory properties. It’s easy to prepare and cooks the same way as rice....

The Pain Management Group (PMG) is excited to announce the addition of Behavioral Health and Nutrition & Dietary Services. Behavioral health specialist, Michael Radyko, PMHNP-BC, APN, LCSW, and registered dietitian/nutritionist, Amanda Arnold, MS, RDN, LD, are now available to see patients and equip them with the tools needed to help better manage pain and ultimately, win the battle against chronic pain....