Healthy Eating

Summer Squash and White Bean Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 medium zucchini (chopped) 1 yellow squash (chopped) 1 can white beans A pinch of salt and pepper 1 tbsp Basil 1tsp Thyme 1 tbsp Parsley 1/4 Avocado (sliced) Parmasan (grated) Instructions: We love this recipe because it's oh-so-simple!  First chop up your squash and put them in a pot of boiling water with your basil, pasl [...]


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Pack Health / September, 08th 2017

Healthy Living

Breaking the Cycle of Insomnia and Chronic Pain

Ahhh, everyone loves the sinking-into-bed feeling you get after a long day, especially when a night of undisrupted sleep follows. Unfortunately this can be hard to obtain for those of us with chronic pain. When you’re experiencing pain, it can be hard to sleep, and when you’re not getting enough sleep, your pain and stress levels are likely to go up. Th [...]


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Pack Health / September, 06th 2017

Healthy Eating

5 Tips For a Healthy Cookout

Grilling out has a lot of benefits. You’re cooking for yourself (always a good call), you don’t need much oil (less calories without sacrificing on taste), and the experience of cooking and eating outside with your family and friends can be a boost for your mental health. That said, there are typically better and worse options at every cookout, and as w [...]


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Pack Health / September, 04th 2017

Healthy Eating

7 Healthy Foods With More Calories Than You Might Think

If we know how to decode a food label and select foods that are considered healthy and nutrient-dense, can we consume as much healthy food as we want with no limits. Well, as confusing as it may seem, the answer is no. If you’ve ever heard the saying, “everything is good in moderation”, well that applies here too. Just as we must limit ourselves to an [...]


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Pack Health / September, 03rd 2017

Healthy Living

The Softer Side of COPD

It’s not uncommon with chronic bronchitis or emphysema to experience symptoms of anxiety and depression. The stress of navigating the healthcare system, the frustration of having to adjust, the sheer energy required for each breath – it can take an emotional toll. If you’re experiencing these feelings, it’s important to know you’re not alone and yo [...]


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Pack Health / September, 02nd 2017

Healthy Eating

3 ways to make food your fuel

We talk a lot about ways to move more and move better, because daily movement can help you fight fatigue, acheive and maintain a healthy weight, and feel better overall.  As you begin to develop a fitness routine that works for you, we wanted to share a few nutrition tips to help you make the most of your workout. Spoiler alert: just like you don't need [...]


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Pack Health / September, 01st 2017

The Bigger Picture

Real Talk Round Up: Living with Joint Pain

 Truth is, all of us have dealt with pain at some point in our lives. But when your pain lasts for days on end and keeps you from doing things you enjoy, it can get isolating, overwhelming, and even (let’s call a spade a spade) depressing.  We’re here to tell you, you’re not alone. Today we’re rounding up some of our favorite bloggers’ stories a [...]


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Pack Health / September, 01st 2017

Healthy Living

MS Diagnosis and Treatment: What you need to know

It takes a lot of people a while to reach their MS diagnosis, in part because symptoms vary so much from person to person and can change over time. The traditional path to diagnosis included a number of tests and appointments to rule out other possible causes, but with new diagnostic technology, it is now possible to detect MS with a simple blood test! If y [...]


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Pack Health / August, 31st 2017