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Just One Thing: Ever Heard of this Diet Plan?

Just One Thing: Ever Heard of this Diet Plan?

Our Women and Wellness Spotlight this month is Healthy Weight. Here’s this week’s ‘Just One Thing’ for you to consider. The Paleo Diet In his Spotlight Series article this month, Dr. Christopher Bray mentioned one particular eating plan that he believes is the best. To be honest, I’d never heard…


Weighing in on Your health

Weighing in on Your health

Whether you are frustrated about the 5 lbs that you recently gained while on that cruise, or you have told by your doctor that you must lose weight for some medical reason – body weight is on a lot of people’s minds these days. Remarkably, one third of the world’s…


Just One Thing: The Real First Step to Healthy Weight

Just One Thing: The Real First Step to Healthy Weight

As part of Women and Wellness, we want to introduce what we call ‘Just One Thing.’ I don’t know about you, but I often feel that my life is way too crazy busy. There’s so much to do and so much to think about. I want to be healthy and…


More from Dr. Bray on Healthy Weight

More from Dr. Bray on Healthy Weight

Dr. Christopher Bray of Gainesville Family Physicians sat down with WCJB-TV20 Health Reporter Lauren Verno to talk more about Healthy Weight — what it means for each of us and how we get there. Watch this video to learn more.


How Robyn Lost 80 Pounds

How Robyn Lost 80 Pounds

If you want to lose weight, but you think you just can’t – you have to watch this video. It’s about Robyn Crawford, who went to her doctors at Gainesville Family Physicians for guidance and help. Robyn says if she can do it — you can, too!


Welcome to Women and Wellness

Welcome to Women and Wellness

We did a lot of research into the biggest health concerns for women in our community. And we looked at national research, too, to see how we stack up compared to women who live elsewhere. Some of what we learned won’t surprise you. But we bet some of it will….


Vitamin D Fortified Foods for Bone Health

Vitamin D Fortified Foods for Bone Health

We’ve come a long way from the early days of the 20th century when nutritional deficiencies caused a lot of health problems. Rickets, in particular, caused weak and deformed bone structure in children due to a lack of vitamin D. Vitamin D is a necessary nutrient to help the body…


Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke

Outdoor activities abound in the summertime. From sports activities, to yard work, to casual play, spending time in the outdoors can be very rewarding. However, the dangers of the heat and humidity cannot be overlooked. Understand the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke; and learn what actions you can…


Dehydration and Safety in the Summer Heat

Dehydration and Safety in the Summer Heat

Have you ever been outside during the hot summer months and gotten light-headed or dizzy? Well, like anyone else, I have to do yard work and mow, and I am in the heat and sun for an extended period of time. It is absolutely essential to keep well-hydrated with water…