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Primary Food vs. Secondary Food

Have you heard of the ideas of Primary Food or Secondary Food? Primary Food is an all encompassing idea of something that feeds us, but that something does not come on a plate. These are our relationships, finances, spirituality, exercise,...

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B-12 Injections Now Available

Preservative-free Methyl B-12 (Methylcobalamin) Injections – New at Progressive Health Center! More than one-third of adults in the U.S. population do not get enough B-12 in their diet, and deficiency rises with age. B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin that is...

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Dietitian Is Spelled With a ‘T’ Not a ‘C’

I get called a lot of things in my profession: “dietary,”  “nutritionist,” “diet lady,” and occasionally, on a good day, “dietitian.”  Here is what I am: a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN).  I am often asked the difference between a nutritionist and a dietitian....

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Mindfulness

Give From Your Saucer

Creating a life of abundance is about giving from your saucer, not your cup. Let’s imagine you are a tea cup on a saucer.. Abundance looks like your cup is overflowing on to the saucer. But when we constantly give,...

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Primary Food vs. Secondary Food

Have you heard of the ideas of Primary Food or Secondary Food? Primary Food is an all encompassing idea of something that feeds us, but that something does not come on a plate. These are our relationships, finances, spirituality, exercise,...

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New Rose Wellness Lounge Grand Opening

A new Wellness Lounge is coming to Rose Medical Center in Denver! Progressive Health Center is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the Rose Wellness Lounge on February 14th, 2019. Kim Oliva, Progressive Health Center Integrative Care Director, has...

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Take a Break to Breathe

Let’s face it – work is stressful. Yet there are things we can do to cope with it better. We all feel stretched for time, and taking a break to do a workout or even a lingering lunch feels challenging,...

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Wellness

What is Health Coaching?

In the world of Health and Wellness, you see a lot of diversification between certification programs and qualified professionals. In this blog, we clarify to understand the background of standards, and how they were created because having an accreditation for...

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Give From Your Saucer

Creating a life of abundance is about giving from your saucer, not your cup. Let’s imagine you are a tea cup on a saucer.. Abundance looks like your cup is overflowing on to the saucer. But when we constantly give,...

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Primary Food vs. Secondary Food

Have you heard of the ideas of Primary Food or Secondary Food? Primary Food is an all encompassing idea of something that feeds us, but that something does not come on a plate. These are our relationships, finances, spirituality, exercise,...

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Aromatherapy Today

Aromatherapy is an integrative therapy involving the use of essential oils for emotional, psychological and physical healing. Even though it is an ancient practice, aromatherapy has gained immense popularity in recent years. The essential oils that are intricately distilled possess...

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Bodywork

What is Cupping?

Cupping therapy is the application of local negative pneumatic pressure to various parts of the body using glass, bamboo, ceramic, or silicone cups. It is used to treat a variety of of ailments, from musculoskeletal disorders to the common cold....

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Pain Management Without Pain Killers

As the opioid crisis continues to plague the United States, many are wondering how they can manage their pain without drugs.  It turns out there are drug-free alternatives to pain killers right under our noses.  Check out this excellent article...

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Pain Management with Acupuncture

Sandra Shindoll is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) at Progressive Health Center. She treats health conditions using acupuncture at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center and in her own private practice. I recently spoke with Sandra and her client, Alex, about Alex’s...

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How to Start Exercising When You’ve Lost Motivation

Have you slacked off on your fitness routine? Maintaining your motivation is a very important task when you are developing a healthy lifestyle.  Creating a solid routine is imperative to maintaining your discipline and sparking your motivation.  Here are a...

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