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A New Hip for a Green Thumb

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Sunday, April 20, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Growing up as a farmer’s daughter in Knox County, Beverly learned her active lifestyle and love for making things grow. “My whole life I have been gardening. I love when things bloom.”

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Back in the Saddle Again

Posted by: Patient Stories   |   Tuesday, April 15, 2014   |   Back to Blog

For decades, this Brownsburg rancher has been doing what he loves – participating in rodeos, riding in the mountains of Arizona, and of course, the daily chores of managing and caring for dozens of horses and mules. And while that lifestyle is great for the soul, it is very rough on John’s body, especially the joints.

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5 Ways to Eat More Fiber (and Why You Should)

Posted by: Martha Rardin, RD   |   Thursday, March 27, 2014   |   Back to Blog

“Mmmmmm!” may not be what you think of when you think of fiber, but as a dietitian, I promote a diet that is high in fiber. Since I practice what I preach, this is the way I roll at home.

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5 Party-Planning Tips for Guests with Food Allergies

Posted by: Brenda Moeckly, RD   |   Monday, March 17, 2014   |   Back to Blog

https://asoft11134.accrisoft.com/hendricks/clientuploads/2014/Buffet-thnstk-459880317.jpgI recently invited a group of friends over for a casual get-together at my house, and no get-together is complete without food. I love having the opportunity to share food (and my love of food) with friends. However, for this party my decisions as to what food to make didn’t hinge just on what groceries were on sale or which recipes were my favorites. Some of the guests I invited have multiple food allergies ...

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My Daughter, the Dietitian

Posted by: Karen Hollingsworth, RD   |   Thursday, March 13, 2014   |   Back to Blog

I feel very blessed as a Mom. I have two children, a son and a daughter and both have grown into productive members of society.My son has completed college, gotten married and is establishing his own home.My daughter will be graduating from Purdue in May, getting married two weeks later and moving to Houston, where her fiancé now lives. I failed to mention, my daughter is completing a coordinated program and will graduate as a dietitian. Yes, a dietitian.

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Finding Balance in a Super-Sized World

Posted by: Carolyn Burdsall, RD   |   Saturday, March 8, 2014   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2014/NationalNutritionMonth.jpgIt’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since Super Size Me was released. As you may recall, this documentary followed filmmaker Morgan Spurlock’s journey from good health to bad because of his decision to dine only at McDonald’s three times a day for thirty days ...

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Dads in the Kitchen: Tips & Menu Suggestions

Posted by: Martha Rardin, RD   |   Monday, March 3, 2014   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2014/Dads-in-Kitchen-WEB.jpgIn many single and two-parent households, dads are in charge of cooking and meal preparation. At times, this can feel like a daunting task. My son-in-law was a single dad for awhile and I asked his opinion on how he helped raise his son to enjoy fruits and vegetables and a wide variety of foods ...

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Support HRH Foundation AND Get Free Vacation Planning

Posted by: Sue Bogan   |   Tuesday, February 18, 2014   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2014/Beach-thnstk-167598243_WEB.jpgAhhh. Bright, warm sunshine. The sound of waves crashing on the beach. The feel of soft sand between my toes. Reading a good book poolside. Delicious food and great music. With the winter we’ve all struggled through, those visions are a welcome addition to my daydreams and future vacation planning!

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Updated Vaccine Requirements for School-Aged Children

Posted by: Thomas GiaQuinta, M.D.   |   Monday, February 10, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Along with many school systems around the country, the Indiana State Department of Health Immunization Program has recently updated the required immunizations for school entry. Here is some information pertaining to the new requirements, as well as brief descriptions of the dangerous diseases they prevent ...

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5 Reasons I Love Yoga

Posted by: Patti Carrington   |   Wednesday, February 5, 2014   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2014/Yoga-thnstk-78778838-WEB.pngI have a new love – my new love has me twisted, tied in knots, and literally head over heels. I find myself doing things I never imagined. My newfound love is (heart) Yoga, an ancient Indian exercise that is helpful not only for the body, but also for the mind.

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