Archives for March 2015

Make Your Diet Vitamin-Rich

March is National Nutrition Month, and that makes this the perfect time to start working on eating right.

In our last post, we shared how to start your diet off right with basic health tests like a cholesterol check, heart health panels, and more — and we’re adding another test to the list this week: a vitamin and minerals deficiency test.

A simple blood draw can reveal what vitamins or minerals your body isn’t getting enough of so that you can adjust your diet and supplement as needed.

To help make sure you’re getting the proper nutrition you need, check out our list of vitamins and minerals that you should be getting in your diet – and the foods you can eat to get the right levels.

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How to Start Your Diet Off Right

It seems like eating a healthier diet is on a lot of people’s minds. Whether you want to lose weight or hope to be fitter in the future, your diet can make a big difference when it comes to whether or not you achieve your goals.

No matter what diet you decide to pursue, it helps to know where you are so you can decide where you want to be.

Here’s how we approach dieting at ARCpoint Labs — and why we think our way is the healthy way to lose weight.

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College Students Partying This Spring Break? Watch Out for These Risks

With temperatures going up and the sun coming out, people are starting to get excited about spring break — particularly college students.

While television shows and movies have glamorized the spring break scene, in reality, there are very real dangers that students and their parents should know about.

If you or your college student plans on hitting up the beach this spring break, be aware of these risks!

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Celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time for individuals to learn more about colorectal cancer, particularly its risk factors.

Since early detection leads to early treatment, preventing the spread and severity of cancer, educating yourself on colorectal cancer is one of the most important ways to celebrate this month.

Along with learning more about this disease, there are other key ways to participate in this awareness holiday.

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