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Child discipline methods to prevent bad behavior

EVENT: Encouraging GREAT Behavior in GREAT Kids

By | Events, Family Dynamics

On October 26th, 2017 at 6pm, Cannizzaro Integrative Pediatric Center welcomes all parents to a FREE in-office event, Encouraging GREAT Behavior in GREAT Kids.  Join Sharon Thetford, Psy.D. as she reveals common parenting mistakes and how to fix them so that you spend less time disciplining bad behavior and more time…

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summer nutrition tips

Summer Nutrition Tips

By | Nutrition

Do you ever think about your family’s summer nutrition?  If you’re like most of us, probably not.  We aren’t as likely to get colds, our schedules aren’t as regimented with the kids out of school, and we have different activities with which to amuse ourselves.  It’s also harder to plan…

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Teenage Nutrition Guide

By | Nutrition

The statistics concerning teenage nutrition are saddening.  According to a study released by the National Health and Nutrition Survey in 2013, 80% of surveyed teenagers between the ages of 12 to 19 years old had a nutrient-deprived diet.  Correlating with these statistics, 1/3 of teenagers had elevated or borderline cholesterol…

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cleaning with essential oils

Cleaning With Essential Oils

By | Essential Oils, Healthy Environment

Are you interested in cleaning with essential oils?  You may already be familiar with using essential oils to alleviate stress or to create a welcoming environment.  But you also may have heard that your household cleaning products contain toxins that harm your health. Essential oils get the job done and…

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you can avoid holiday weight gain

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

By | Food for Thought

This year, you can do it—you can avoid holiday weight gain!  Halloween is almost here, basically kicking off the holiday season.  Just look around, and you’ll probably see Christmas sections in your area superstores.  And at least one of your friends has posted a countdown on Facebook, right?  For many…

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An event for holiday eating tips

EVENT: Healthy Indulgences – Holiday Eating Tips

By | Events, Nutrition

Join us to learn some holiday eating tips–just in time!  Let’s face it–the holiday season makes it more difficult to choose healthy foods.  But you don’t have to either feel deprived OR gain weight during the holidays!  Join health coach, Sarah Geha, for practical party advice, alternative food choices, and…

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pumpkin smoothie recipe

Perfect Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

By | Recipe

Do you love this time of year because “everything pumpkin” appears?  Real pumpkin is healthy, but most pumpkin creations out there don’t use pumpkin at all and are loaded with sugar and other unhealthy ingredients.  Real pumpkin in this smoothie recipe is surprisingly sweet and packs vitamin A, beta-carotene and…

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it's never too soon to plan for a healthy pregnancy

4 Smart Steps for a Healthy Pregnancy

By | Healthy Pregnancy

If you’re planning to start or expand your family, it’s never too early to begin preparing for a healthy pregnancy.  The steps you take now to support yourself physically, mentally and emotionally will pay off with a smoother and more enjoyable experience. 1. A Healthy Pregnancy Begins with Pre-Conception Planning…

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