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Healthy Foods to AVOID…?!

Healthy Foods to AVOID…?!

Stay in control by understanding what you’re putting into your body. We have all heard the saying ‘Knowledge is Power.’ Regular exercise and portion size is important, but how does your body react to the foods you eat? What should you avoid or be aware of? Foods that contain large amounts of sodium, cholesterol and [...]

August 17, 2015 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Women's Health Comments Off on Healthy Foods to AVOID…?!

A Smart Start to 2015!

A Smart Start to 2015!

It’s that time of year again.  New Year’s resolutions are right around the corner.  You want to slim down, kick that bad habit, make better choices, get organized.  Wait!  Wasn’t that what you resolved last year? I recently heard the saying, “Today is yesterday’s tomorrow.”  Such a simple phrase got me thinking; how often do [...]

January 6, 2015 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on A Smart Start to 2015!

Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin!

Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin!

What is Vitamin D? • Vitamin D is a critical nutrient that actually acts more like a hormone than a vitamin. In general, we get vitamin D from the sun. The UVB rays from the sun interact with our skin and cholesterol to create vitamin D. In today’s society, with limited time in the sun, [...]

December 10, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Health Screens, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Vitamin D: The Super Vitamin!

November Already?!

November Already?!

Wow, this year has flown by! The holidays are already upon us, and you know what that means… Holiday Sales! HealthCheckUSA wants you to be the first to know about our upcoming deals and offerings, but you have to sign up to be on our emailing list. We only send out need-to-know information about our [...]

November 5, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Men's Health, Nutrition, Thyroid Screens, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on November Already?!

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Why is a Vitamin D test important? With temperatures starting to drop, you may find yourself outdoors less, and did you know the most efficient way our body synthesizes Vitamin D is done using sunlight? While fortified milk, cereal and certain types of fish can provide limited amounts of Vitamin D in the diet, the [...]

October 1, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Bone health, Cholesterol Screens, Exercise, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Nutrition, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

  There’s so much more that impacts weight management beyond the food you eat and time spent in the gym. While a healthy diet is critical to long-term health and weight management, hormone imbalances, inflammation, insulin resistance and other metabolic dysfunctions can impact your ability to manage a healthy weight. HealthCheckUSA offers tests and panels [...]

September 24, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Exercise, Health Screens, Men's Health, Nutrition, Obesity and related diseases, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Weight Loss, Fitness, and Lab Testing??

The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

What if there were foods more powerful than drugs? Imagine a diet that would lower your cholesterol, make your heart healthier, reduce your risk of cancer, diabetes, and stroke without the side effects of medication. What if this magic food helped you lose weight, sleep better, and feel happier? Would you fill your pantry with [...]

August 28, 2014 Ashley Healthcare, Nutrition, Vitamins & Nutrition Comments Off on The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

Healthy Foods for Your 4th of July!

Healthy Foods for Your 4th of July!

The 4th of July means fun, fireworks and of course, food. Lots of yummy food, which is often unhealthy. But it doesn’t have to be that way! How can you enjoy the backyard BBQ and still stick to a health-conscious diet? Don’t worry, you can enjoy a satisfying feast without completely compromise. Here are a [...]

July 2, 2014 Ashley Nutrition Comments Off on Healthy Foods for Your 4th of July!

Your Health Depends on Proper Nutrition

Your Health Depends on Proper Nutrition

Special Pricing For May 2014 Vitamins and minerals are essential elements to optimal health. Vitamin deficiencies or imbalances can cause or contribute to health issues. In many cases, health conditions can be improved simply by eating better. Results from these comprehensive lab tests can be used to suggest diet modifications and/or dietary supplements. Act now to [...]

May 1, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Health Screens, Nutrition Comments Off on Your Health Depends on Proper Nutrition

Sugar-free Drinks for Diabetics – Non-alcoholic and Alcoholic

Sugar-free Drinks for Diabetics – Non-alcoholic and Alcoholic

Diabetes complicates everything about your life, and choosing the right drinks is no exception. There’s some scientific controversy about artificial sweeteners…some studies suggest that artificially sweetened drinks significantly raise the risk of diabetes, which has implications about diabetics and things like diet sodas as well. So what can diabetics drink safely? Your best bet: Water [...]

April 24, 2014 Ashley Diabetes, Nutrition, Tests to detect and manage diabetes Comments Off on Sugar-free Drinks for Diabetics – Non-alcoholic and Alcoholic