Protein in Veggies…TRUE STORY!!!

Protein in Veggies…TRUE STORY!!!

Good Afternoon Everybody, Vegetables and fruits are well known for providing a variety of natural occurring micronutrients (antioxidants, vitamins & minerals). Very rarely do we consider fruits & vegetables as good sources of protein…and we are missing out! Below is a list of fruits and vegetables that offer a hefty punch of protein! Veggies: Sprouted Beans, Peas & Lentils (Soybean Sprouts) Protein in 100g Per 1/2 cup (35g) Protein to Calorie Ratio 13.1g        4.6g      …

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Healthy Mind-Healthy Life

Healthy Mind-Healthy Life

We all have daily routines: personal hygiene, bed time, morning, eating plans and/or exercise that we follow…how many of you have an emotional hygiene routine?  It might be an odd thing to ask, but take a minute to think about it.  These routines are set in place to help keep us alive and healthy, right?  Creating an emotional hygiene routine is equally important (if not more) because our state of mind determines how we respond to conflict, obstacles, losses, how…

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Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

In the next part of this email series we will discuss different forms of depression (aka Major Depressive Disorder). Like anxiety/panic, depression is something many of us have encountered (directly or indirectly) whether it’s due to our cold winter months (Seasonal), a major life event affecting us (Situational) or perhaps as a constant (Persistent Depressive Disorder), in our lives. However, it’s not always something we directly address because we have many other priorities taking precedence. Which begs the question: do…

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Panic vs. Anxiety

Panic vs. Anxiety

Many, if not all of us have experienced some form of anxiety or panic in our lives.  This email is going to provide you with information about the signs and symptoms of anxiety/panic attacks, how you can deal with them and successfully find relief . Panic vs. anxiety Panic Symptoms are sudden and extremely intense “out of the blue” peak within 10 minutes Keyed up the rest of the day Anxiety Intensifies over a period of time Correlated with excessive…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Dear Mckinley Family, May is Mental Health Month and we want to take some time to recognize this with an email series. This can be a tough topic to talk about but it’s very real and more people deal with some type of mental illness than you might be aware of. According to National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adults in America experience a mental illness. Click the following link for more stats: https://www.nami.org/NAMI/media/NAMI-Media/Infographics/GeneralMHFacts.pdf Mental Health Facts –…

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Strengthen Your Heart (pss…and earn some points)

Strengthen Your Heart (pss…and earn some points)

Hello McKinley! How’s your heart today???  While this may seem like a weird question, it’s a very important one.  I hope most if not all of you are aware of your numbers (cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI) so you have a good idea of how your heart is doing J.  Once you know your numbers, even if you are in perfect health, it’s important for you to continue to keep your heart healthy.  There are many simple things you can…

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