How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

You’re probably aware that people tend to gain an average of between 5 to 10 pounds during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas (depending on your weight, it can amount to as much as 20 pounds). If you back up the beginning of holiday season to include Halloween and the temptation of leftover trick or treat candy…yikes! You get the picture. Whether you are actively trying to lose a few pounds Read more »
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November 18, 2016
The Pros of Probiotics

The Pros of Probiotics

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Did you know there is a colony of tiny bacteria living inside you that serves a mighty purpose? The majority of these diminutive warriors are found in the colon, but they also exist in the stomach, the mouth, armpits, and even within the nasal cavity. Every day a battle is being waged inside your gut between good bacteria and harmful bacteria and fungi. The Read more »
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November 17, 2016
Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving

Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving

It’s hard to find a food that is more versatile and more misunderstood than squash. You might even call it the un-glamorous, ugly step-sister of the “Three Sisters” (the staples of corn, beans and squash) that sustained Native American people for a millennia before the advent of European explorers. In fact it is believed to be one of man’s oldest cultivated crops, with archaeological data tracing its origins back 10,000 Read more »
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September 05, 2016
What’s on the Menu… to slow memory decline?

What’s on the Menu… to slow memory decline?

We know that healthy eating can lower the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. But did you know some super foods and how we prepare them can actually help slow the progression of memory decline? There is data to support that eating a diet rich in these foods may help the brain function better and slow memory loss. Well-Being spoke with Chef Damien Cavicchi, Regional Culinary Director Read more »
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September 05, 2016
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in the news MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 3:24AM

JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

2018 WellsFest to Benefit Growing Up Knowing
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
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Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

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