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Chocolate Recipe Roundup!

Who is ready for a month of chocolate!? February is here and along with it are all the chocolates and heart-shaped goodies. Our best advice for enjoying America's favorite flavor while also taking care of your body is to make your own tasty treats. Control the ingredients, the sugar content and the portions when you whip up some chocolatey goodness…
January 31, 2024
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Bouncing Back from the Holidays

The holidays were full of laughter and lights and … food. So much food. Take a moment to just check in with you body to notice if it feels perhaps a bit more sluggish? Bloated perhaps? Having more trouble getting out of bed than usual? Those are normal responses after we indulge, but when you’re feeling ready to feel normal…
December 28, 2023
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Meet Your Fitness Team!

We have an incredibly talented team of fitness professionals here at St. Jude Wellness Center. For National Personal Trainer Week, we'd like to introduce them all to you! Anne-Margaret Tovar: Program Coordinator MS in Kinesiology w/ Emphasis in Gerokinesiology & Motor Behavior Certified Balance & Mobility Specialist FallProof! & FallProof H2O Certified Certified Instructor for Silver Sneakers & Arthritis Foundation…
December 20, 2023
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10 Easy, High-Protein, Assembly-Only Snacks

Love to snack but hate the prep? Here are 10 high-protein snack options that come together in no time! Happy snacking! Salty Hard-Boiled Eggs: Ingredients: Hard-boiled egg and sea salt The ultimate high-protein snack. The sea salt really makes it satisfy. Look for pre-boiled eggs in most stores to take out cook time. Cottage Cheese with Pineapple: Ingredients: Cottage cheese…
December 20, 2023
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Unlocking Your Fitness Potential: The Power of Medical Fitness Certification in Our Center

At St. Jude Wellness Center, we take great pride in being a certified medical fitness facility, recognized by the prestigious Medical Fitness Association. We are, in fact, the first hospital-based wellness center in the state of California to earn this designation, which exemplifies the the dedication of our hospital St. Jude Medical Center to the continuum of health in our…
November 22, 2023
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Using the Power of Journaling to Achieve Your Goals

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, finding a moment of reflection can be a game-changer. Journaling, a simple yet profound practice, not only serves as a therapeutic outlet but also as a powerful tool for time management, organization, and goal setting. In this blog post, we'll explore the multifaceted benefits of journaling, delve into how it contributes to…
November 22, 2023