Fresh Fruity Infusions – Poolside


Want to jazz up plain old water? Try infusing, still or sparkling water, with fresh fruits, veggies, herbs and spices to hydrate your body during hot summer days, guilt free of calories and added sugars. You don’t have to spend a lot on fancy flavored waters or gadgets to reap the benefits for your skin, eyes, cells, brain and heart health. All you need is a glass, weater and some fresh vitamin c-rich fruits such as citrus, melons and berries. These tasty goodies help with collagen production in our skin and keep it looking youthful and glowing, pluse they contain antioxidants, which make keep cells healthy and boost immunity. Fesh hers and spices such as basil, ginger or cinnamon are powerful aromatics that not only smell great, but boos the anti-inflamatory potential of liquid elixirs.
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Grilled Chicken and Sweet Grilled Peach Salad


Grilled chicken and sweet grilled peaches come together to make a tasty summertime salad that is perfect as a main dish or a side salad. Your Care Team at NOAH are here to help you manage your chronic disease with these healthy lifestyle habits. Need help setting or sticking to your goals? Call 480-882-4545 or request an appointment today!
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Summer road trip first aid kit-must haves!

Summer First-Aide

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Katherine Taylor Chuang, MD
Family Physician
NOAH Desert Mission
Community Health Center

Bandages. Disinfecting wipes. Sunscreen. Check √

Summer is a great time to stock up on various bandages as well as antiseptic pads for your first aid kits. Your local stores usually have discounts on themed band aids which are fun for the kiddos and ease the pain just as much as a healing kiss!

It’s a good idea to make two kits. A larger one for the car and a smaller, travel size, to carry in your back pack during hikes or bike rides. Most items can fit inside a regular toiletries pouch and are usually water proof.

Your care team at NOAH recommends your first aid kits contain a few ‘must haves’ as you pack for the next road trip this summer. [Read more...]

Got heat exhaustion? Get help!

Boy drinking water
It’s a hot summer day and your family has been at the lake for hours. Your child walks up to you grabbing their stomach and complains of nausea, has slurred speech, looks pale, and clammy. You grab ice cold water and douse your little one right away, thinking to yourself, do they have heat exhaustion?

If this has happened to you, we at NOAH recommend a strategy to help reduce your risk and provide useful tips to combat the onset of heat exhaustion before it’s too late and heat stroke sets in. [Read more...]

Heat exhaustion basics – know the signs.

Drinking Water
If you haven’t gone out much this summer yet, you might be in for a rude awakening with the sun. As temperatures continue to rise, dehydration becomes inevitable if you don’t drink fluids throughout the day. Over time, heat exhaustion may set in and if you don’t treat it right away, you may find yourself in a local emergency room. NOAH has you covered with some great information about the basics of heat exhaustion.
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Summer fun safety tips

Summer Fun Tips
As the kiddos enjoy their summer break and family gatherings become a weekend must, NOAH has you covered with some great summer tips to keep you and your family safe while still having fun!

Firing up the grill maybe be the largest safety hazard of the summer season. Use caution when grilling with open flame and be careful when using charcoal lighter fluid. In addition, food safety is easy to overlook at summer picnics, but these warm weather gatherings can lead to foodborne illness if proper food preparation and handling are not followed. When prepping and cooking, make sure you use these tips to ensure your food is safe to avoid getting your family or guests sick.
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Heuser Pediatric Dental – Open House

Several new patients established care and many partner organizations toured our Heuser Pediatric Dental Open House last week! Thank you to all who #ChooseNOAH and #ValueCHCs. If you have a child in need of a dental appointment, please click here to request an appointment or call us at 480-882-4545. We are accepting new patients!


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Summer Fun and Food – Tips for People with Diabetes

AADE Summer Meal Tips
Plan for summer fun with these healthy recipes and food tips from our friends @diabeteseducator that will help you maintain your blood sugar levels and enjoy summer eats with everyone else! Your Care Team at NOAH are here to help you manage your diabetes with these healthy lifestyle habits. Need help setting or sticking to your goals? Call 480-882-4545 or request an appointment at info@noahhelps.org today!
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Kristal’s road trip food list

Road Trip Meal

Kristal Burton
NOAH Registered Dietician

It’s that time of year when you load up the family and drive off toward adventure. It’s easy when sitting in a car for long periods to justify continually snacking on foods you normally try not to make a habit of munching on, but those seemingly innocent snacks can stack up to a lot of weight gain, bloating and discomfort. Pack these dietitian approved healthy snacks and if you have are going to stop to eat a meal, pick a restaurant that offers healthy meal options. [Read more...]

6 tips for avoiding weight gain on road trips

Road Trip with FriendsIt’s that time of year when you load up the car and drive off toward adventure. It’s easy when sitting in a car for long periods to justify continually snacking on foods you normally try not to make a habit of munching on, but those seemingly innocent snacks can stack up to a lot of weight gain, bloating and discomfort.

To avoid the traveling weight gain, follow these 6 dietitian approved tips: [Read more...]