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As part of our ongoing efforts to support the health and wellness of Kansas City, we’ve created the following guides to help you manage a healthy lifestyle and feel more confident about your health care decisions.
When hunger strikes, it’s a sign your body is in need of fuel. Being prepared with a healthy snack on hand will help you stave off hunger and maintain your health goals. This guide to healthy snack prep will set you up for success.
Do you know the poisonous plants native to the Kansas City area? Could you identify those plants if you needed to? Breathe easy knowing you have the knowledge to keep yourself, your loved ones, and your pets safe with our Poisonous Plants Guide.
This clean eating plan will jump-start your health goals in just seven days. Created in partnership with Dr. Megan Schlick, ND, of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Holistic Care, this week-long clean eating guide includes a meal plan, grocery list, and recipes to help improve your mental clarity, control cravings, and even lose some excess weight.
Our Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils is the perfect guide for your exploration into essential oils. This guide provides a primer on everything from blends to diffuse to DIY beauty products and everything in-between.
Whether you're crunched for time, without access to a gym, or looking to ease into a new workout routine, getting a workout at home is easier than you think. This guide will show you how to do a full-body workout at home with little to no equipment.
Full of recipes tailored to fresh, local ingredients, The Farmers’ Market Cookbook is a great way to jump-start your summer shopping lists. The cookbook includes tasty recipes along with information about the Farmers’ Market and how to identify seasonal produce.
With a few savvy substitutions, you can make your favorite recipes a little healthier. Whether you’re concerned about weight, heart health or diabetes, the Substitutions in Cooking Guide has tips and tricks you can use.
Choosing a primary care provider is one of the most important health care decisions you can make. Not only should you look for a provider who specializes in the type of care you need, you should also find someone who meets your personal needs and makes you feel comfortable. This guide will help you figure out what to look for in your next primary care provider.
The Overland Park Farmers’ Market has brought farm-fresh food to Downtown Overland Park for more than 30 years. It’s been named the “Best Farmers’ Market in Kansas” by Cooking Light® magazine and Tripping.com. Patrons can interact with local farmers, listen to live music, and enjoy the surrounding shops and restaurants of Downtown Overland Park.
The Healthy Kids Activity Book is full of fun activities that teach kids about health and wellness. With ten pages of puzzles, games, and images to color, this print-at-home book provides hours of educational fun.
Research has shown that when we commit our plans to writing, we’re more likely to stick to them. Use the Exercise Planner to write down your activity goals for the week. Your plan should include active days as well as rest days.