Fitness

  • Holiday Season – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Holiday Season – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    November 9, 2017 at 7:45 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Holiday Season – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the holiday season fast approaching, many of us are eating on the run, not getting enough sleep, and stress levels are rising. These can all be factors that can trigger acid reflux, heartburn, […]

     
  • Freezing – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Freezing – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    November 4, 2017 at 7:38 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Freezing – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Are you still relying on frozen dinners when you don’t feel like cooking? With the fall weather, this is a perfect time to start making more soups, stews, and healthy casseroles. Why not freeze single […]

     
  • Holiday – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Holiday – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 27, 2017 at 7:15 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Holiday – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the holiday season fast approaching, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a time-saving appliance that didn’t need foods to be defrosted, beans pre-soaked, and could even pop popcorn? Well, there is; the Instant […]

     
  • October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 21, 2017 at 7:08 am 0 comments

    October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With October being breast cancer awareness month, it’s important that we all take account of our health. Most of us have friends or relatives that have struggled with this disease and although many things in life can’t be controlled, we can […]

     
  • Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 14, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now that the school year is in full swing, are you finding time to have family meals together? Work schedules, sports practices, and after-school lessons leave little time for meal planning and preparation. Try to block out at least a […]

     
  • Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 7, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Do you feel that eating out is slowing down your fitness goals? It’s definitely more challenging when you are in social situations to be mindful of what you’re eating. Sharing an entrée can help with portion control, but sitting next […]

     
  • Fruit and Veggie Week happening Oct. 9-12 at CCPS elementary schools

    Fruit and Veggie Week happening Oct. 9-12 at CCPS elementary schools

    October 6, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Fruit and Veggie Week happening Oct. 9-12 at CCPS elementary schools Chesterfield County Public Schools “Orange you going to eat your fruits and veggies today?” Students at 16 different elementary schools throughout Chesterfield County Public Schools will be tasting different fruits and veggies throughout the week of Oct. 9-12 during […]

     
  • Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Football season is here and it’s natural to think about great tailgate food as part of the fun. Here are a few ideas to keep the fat and calories in check while you cheer on your favorite team. I like to […]

     
  • Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 16, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian September is national honey month. It’s one of nature’s favorite sweets that has been used for over 2,000 years. Even the Bible says that “Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” Honey has natural […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    September 9, 2017 at 11:37 am 1 comment

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration acac Midlothian A healthy diet can have a positive impact on reducing vision loss, especially cataracts and macular degeneration. With over 13 million Americans suffering from macular degeneration and about 50% of Americans over 80 with cataracts, we should do all we can […]

     
  • Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 2, 2017 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    Snack – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now is a good time to get the family more focused on healthy habits for the school year. A snack basket without chips and fruit roll ups is a good place to start. Low sugar granola bars, dehydrated or fresh fruit, […]

     
  • Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 25, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian We can all use a good laugh! Laughter has been shown to improve our sense of well-being by increasing the release of endorphins and dopamine. It also increases blood flow and oxygenation to cells and organs, boosts memory, creativity, and even intelligence. Eating […]

     
  • Meet Michael McManus, LPC

    Meet Michael McManus, LPC

    August 22, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

    Meet Michael McManus, LPC Licensed Professional Counselor at Family Guidance Centers’ Chesterfield Office Mike McManus is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida, as well as all requisites for a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology (ABD). Mike utilizes […]

     
  • Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    August 17, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian One of the best ways to control mindless eating is to keep an accurate food log. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that “The more food records people kept, the more weight they lost.” Simply keeping track with […]

     
  • Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 10, 2017 at 7:03 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Most of us realize that exercising and eating a variety of healthy foods is important for our health.  But, sometimes one can lose focus and feel out of control. Continual yo-yo dieting can lead to other unrealistic goals and unhealthy outcomes. We all […]

     
  • Eggs, acac NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Eggs, acac NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 3, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK – How many eggs should we be eating? acac Midlothian The concern with high cholesterol kept many people from consuming eggs.  But, according to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, “Cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for over consumption.”  Our liver naturally produces cholesterol.  […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    June 24, 2017 at 7:53 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the temperature rising and outdoor picnics increasing, it’s important to remember the basics of food safety. Cold foods should be kept at 40 degrees or below and hot foods should be over 140 degrees. Foods should not stay in the danger zone […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    June 15, 2017 at 7:27 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I have had a few questions about the benefits and risks of soy products. Although it is widely used in many products and vegetarian diets, there are a few reasons that soy should be used in moderation and in some cases, totally avoided. […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    June 10, 2017 at 7:34 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I have had a few questions about the benefits and risks of soy products. Although it is widely used in many products and vegetarian diets, there are a few reasons that soy should be used in moderation and in some cases, totally avoided. […]

     
  • 24 hour Chesterfield Crisis Hotline

    24 hour Chesterfield Crisis Hotline

    May 9, 2017 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

      24 hour Chesterfield Crisis Hotline Chesterfield County Police Did you know the Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services offers “same day access” for county residents? Yep. Anyone in need of services (adult outpatient therapy, substance use therapy, kids’ therapy, case management) can walk in during their business hours (Monday-Thursday […]