Black bean and sweet potato turkey chili

Black bean and sweet potato turkey chiliMakes 8 servings (2 cups)

NOAH has you covered with a great recipe to use up that leftover turkey – Try our Black Bean and Sweet Potato Turkey Chili! Our Care Team at NOAH are here to help you create and manage your healthy lifestyle habits. Need help setting or sticking to your goals? Call 480-882-4545 today! #familypractice #pediatrics #counseling #nutrition [Read more...]

Fall Greens with Bacon and Pecorino Cheese Mason Jar Salad

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Try this tasty and nutritious side dish that is sure to wow your family and friends! Our Care Team at NOAH are here to help you create and manage your healthy lifestyle habits. Need help setting or sticking to your goals? Request an appointment or call 480-882-4545 today! #familypractice #pediatrics #counseling #nutrition [Read more...]

Pumpkin, Chickpea and Red Lentil Stew

Pumpkin, Chickpea and Red Lentil StewMake this tasty fall comfort food for those chilly evenings. A slow cooker recipe starring – pumpkin!
Makes: 6 servings (1 1/3 cups)
Prep: 25 min.
Cook: 8 -10 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high

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Tricks to keep those treats from harming your teeth!

Don’t let the sugar in those treats trick you and harm those precious pearly whites!
Halloween Dental Tips

Our dental experts have a few tricks to help you sort through all that yummy candy on halloween night so that you reduce your risk of getting cavities.
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Breast Cancer – Now What?

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Dania Demaurio

Dania Demaurio, LCSW
Behavioral Health Consultant
NOAH Balsz Health Center

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), there are 252,710 estimated new cases of breast cancer for 2017. Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be one of the most distressing experiences that a woman can experience. It can affect a woman’s psychological, social, physical, and spiritual well-being. A cancer diagnosis often results in unwanted intrusive thoughts about cancer, emotional reactions and psychological challenges, such as anxiety, hopelessness and despair, fear of dying, sense of lonesomeness, and sexual and body-image problems. A cancer diagnosis can also result in change in relationships and a change in a woman’s life and overall decrease in the quality of life. [Read more...]

Domestic Violence – Toxic Stress

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Domestic Violence is more common than we may think and negatively impacts a child’s long term mental and physical health. In the United States it is estimated that up to 30% of children, 15.5 million, live in a household where domestic violence is present. Exposure to abuse and neglect can lead to what is called Toxic Stress that causes the body to produce stress hormones over long periods of time, including Cortisol, that can be quite harmful to the developing brain and body of a child. [Read more...]

Hearty Fall Pumpkin Chili

Serves 4
Hearty Fall Pumpkin Chili

Ingredients

½ tbsp. olive oil (for sautéing).
1 large onion, chopped.
2 cloves garlic, minced.
2 bell peppers (yellow or green), chopped.
1 28-ounce can of diced tomatoes. [Read more...]

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Ingredients

1 tbsp unsalted butterButternut Squash and Apple Soup
1 onion diced
1 butternut squash (about 2 pounds) peeled, chopped and seeded
4 red or golden apples, peeled, cored and diced
2 tsp salt
1 ½ tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground coriander
¼ tsp cayenne pepper (can add more as desired) [Read more...]

Overnight Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Overnight Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Ingredients

• ½ cup steel cut oats
• 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
• ½ cup pumpkin puree
• ½ tsp cinnamon [Read more...]

Venado Valley Health Center – Community Open House

Our Community Open House at Venado Valley Health Center was a success thanks to our amazing staff and partner organizations @MercyCarePlan @MercyMaricopa @Care1stAZ @PHXArtsyEvents @insurusarizona

With over 150 attendees, we were able to provide over 53 flu shots, scheduled several follow up visits and gained new patients. Our Care Team at NOAH are here to help you create and manage your healthy lifestyle habits. Need help setting or sticking to your goals? Call 480-882-4545 today!