Health

  • 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 […]

     
  • Therapy – The Information You Want

    Therapy – The Information You Want

    August 12, 2017 at 8:10 am 0 comments

    Therapy…The Information You Want Family Guidance Centers Why do people enter therapy? People seek therapy because they need assistance with problems in daily living. These problems can be persistent and frequently interfere with routine functioning. Some important signs are excessive anxiety, depression, loneliness, guilt, and low self-confidence. Anyone can be […]

     
  • 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 20, 2017 at 7:41 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Have you tried one of nature’s most perfect fruits? Although it is a single seed berry, many of us think of the amazing avocado as more of a savory food. It is one of the highest protein fruits- 4g in a medium avocado! […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Family Guidance Centers is newest BBB accredited local business

    Family Guidance Centers is newest BBB accredited local business

    April 26, 2017 at 7:07 am 0 comments

    Family Guidance Centers is newest BBB accredited local business Family Guidance Centers Since 1980, Family Guidance Centers has been offering their clients experienced and compassionate clinical care, which gives not only gives them the distinction of having served the people of Chesterfield longer than any other private mental health group […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: How old do you feel?

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: How old do you feel?

    April 22, 2017 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

    How old do you feel? acac Midlothian There’s a difference between biological and chronological age, and understanding and slowing down the aging process could be the newest strategy to prevent disease. Some researchers, such as Brian K. Kennedy, even says, “I’m a firm believer that there is a ‘biological age,’ […]

     
  • acac Fitness & Wellness Centers Raise More Than $90,000 for the Focused Ultrasound Foundation

    acac Fitness & Wellness Centers Raise More Than $90,000 for the Focused Ultrasound Foundation

    April 19, 2017 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

        acac Fitness & Wellness Centers Raise More Than $90,000 for the Focused Ultrasound Foundation Submitted Press Release | Focused Ultrasound Foundation | Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:35 p.m.   Charlottesville, VA – April 18, 2017 – The Focused Ultrasound Foundation is pleased to receive a donation of […]

     
  • BEEF! For the week…

    BEEF! For the week…

    April 2, 2017 at 11:18 am 0 comments

    BEEF! For the week… acac Midlothian Beef is my favorite protein source.   For years, beef has been tossed back and forth from wonderful, nutritious staple of the national dinner table to cancer causing, heart clogging, dietary demon.   Even now, there’s still disagreement about it, and probably will be […]

     
  • acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    March 31, 2017 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

    Are you a fan of cheese? acac Midlothian Are you a fan of cheese? Cheese provides a wonderful flavor enhancement to other foods as well as a great snack with fruit or crackers.The nutritional value can vary just as with the variety of flavors. The moisture content affects the texture, […]

     
  • Experts Discuss the Possibility of a More Severe Zika Outbreak This Summer

    Experts Discuss the Possibility of a More Severe Zika Outbreak This Summer

    March 27, 2017 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

    Experts Discuss the Possibility of a More Severe Zika Outbreak This Summer in Our Area South Richmond Mosquito Squad Emergency Preparedness Leaders, National and Local Vector Control Officials, Healthcare Providers, Public and Private Sector Partners and Zika Virus Experts will once again gather to learn findings and solutions about the […]