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Road Trip Nibbles-healthy snack option that are under 200 calories!) #EssentiaHealth

** By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Choosing healthy snacks is more important than ever in our culture because very few of us eat sit-down meals. Often we race through each day without much thought about when or what we will eat. More than nine out of 10 American adults snack… Read More Road Trip Nibbles-healthy snack option that are under 200 calories!) #EssentiaHealth

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Bring on the summer YUM! Chicken Skewers Grillers Recipe

By Shellie Cibuzar, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center. A big part of our No Bummer Summer is grilling and picnicking. On a summer day, spicy chicken skewers sizzling on the grill are one of my mouth-watering favorites. Grilling often focuses on meats, especially beef and pork. Opting for chicken or turkey… Read More Bring on the summer YUM! Chicken Skewers Grillers Recipe

Book Love, Essentia Health, Family

May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

**Shared with permission from Essentia Health of Brainerd It may seem like a simple concept, but washing your hands really is one of the best ways to stay healthy.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), handwashing reduces the number of diarrhea cases by a third, and the number of colds and other respiratory… Read More May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

Essentia Health, guest posts, recipes

Delish Dish-Essentia Health’s Chicken Skewers Sizzle

By Shellie Cibuzar, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center.  On a summer day, spicy chicken skewers sizzling on the grill are one of my mouth-watering favorites. Grilling often focuses on meats, especially beef and pork. Opting for chicken or turkey instead gives you a meal that’s lower in fat and calories,… Read More Delish Dish-Essentia Health’s Chicken Skewers Sizzle

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Heart Health: What Your Heart May be Telling You

**Taken from an Essentia Health press release-shared with permission Women often experience different symptoms before a heart attack When Mary Jo Warren started noticing pain in the back of her shoulders, she figured it was stress or maybe she was spending too much time hunched over her new e-reader. Then she realized she felt the… Read More Heart Health: What Your Heart May be Telling You

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The Warning Signs for Melanoma – Tips from Essentia Health’s Skin Renewal Center

      After a cold and rainy spring, summer is finally here in the Northland.  And while you are enjoying the warmth of the rays, Essentia Health wants to remind you to protect yourself from the suns’ deadly UV rays. “One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime,” says Miranda Lyons, an aesthetician… Read More The Warning Signs for Melanoma – Tips from Essentia Health’s Skin Renewal Center