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Spice Up Your Life!

June is National Cancer Survivor Month! When it comes to eating for cancer prevention and recovery, few things are as potent in healthful nutrients as herbs and spices. Herbs and spices contain a variety of antioxidants that specifically target and reduce inflammatory compounds, like the free radicals that can promote cancer growth. In addition to being part of a healthy,…
Megan Wroe
June 2, 2022
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What’s Your Morning Routine?

Have you ever noticed how even the most rebellious kids tend to thrive more in a classroom setting? The reason for this phenomenon is routine. And in fact, adults thrive on routine as well. Our brains love it when they can relax and simply go through the motions. Routines also help us reach our health goals because we can implement habits…
Megan Wroe
June 1, 2022
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Lupus Awareness Day

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can cause a variety of symptoms, such as joint pain, swelling and excessive fatigue. These symptoms often come and go in flares that can be difficult both to manage and to treat. Lupus is not a well understood condition, but we have the honor here at the Wellness Center to learn more directly from…
Megan Wroe
May 16, 2022
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Tips & Tricks for IBS & Upset Tummies

The start of the new year can be full of hope and promise, as well as full of upset tummies for those of us who have indulged all holiday season long. If certain foods leave you running to the bathroom, take a look at our top tips for a new year of better bellies! Before you start eating, take 3…
Megan Wroe
January 1, 2022
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Healthy Halloween Roundup

Healthy Halloween Roundup! No one is saying to forgo the trick-or-treating, but just because Halloween is a holiday focused on candy, doesn’t mean your meals, snacks and party buffet table need to be sugar-coated as well! Focus on healthier, yet festive foods throughout Halloween day (and week!) so your body can better handle that late night pillowcase of chocolates! The…
Megan Wroe
October 22, 2021
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Getting to Know Our External AND Internal Environments

Getting to Know Our External AND Internal Environments This week marks the new month of April. In transitioning to Spring, April often brings a mixture of rain and sunshine, with both warm and cool temperatures that enhance our awareness of nature and our environment. We celebrate Earth Day on the 22nd to give attention to the needs of our physical…
Megan Wroe
March 29, 2021
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31 New Foods to Try!

31 New Food to Try This Month! March is National Nutrition Month so here are 31 foods to try and a fun recipe for each one! Try a new food every day or maybe a few new foods every weekend! Either way, have fun with your food and show us all your new creations by tagging us on Facebook &…
Megan Wroe
March 1, 2021
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Yoga Props for the Best Yoga Experience

Yoga Props for the Best Yoga Experience The great thing about yoga is that you can do it just about anywhere and don't need anything other than a comfy spot on the floor! A few good props, however, can turn a basic yoga session into a incredible one! Props can help you modify a pose for an injury or physical…
Megan Wroe
February 22, 2021
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Red Food Recipes

Red Food Recipes Love is still in the air and here are three red food recipes to inspire you to try something new and support your heart health! If you try any of these recipes, don't forget to tag us @stjudewellnesscenter A Bed of Red (Serves 4 – 5) Ingredients: Salad   2 bunches of red lettuce leaf, torn  …
Megan Wroe
February 15, 2021
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Welcome to February!

We’ve made it to a new month and we have a ton in store for you! This month’s theme is self-care and self-love. It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day responsibilities and taking care of others. In February, we are taking the time to show ourselves some love and allow ourselves to be priorities.  Additionally, be…
Megan Wroe
February 1, 2021