eating out on vacation Nutrition
July 27, 2022

Eating Out? Stay Healthy with These Tips

Summer is the season for travel, and whether you are making a trip to the beach, vacationing in the mountains, or exploring a new city, finding and making healthy food…
Press
July 20, 2022

CoreLife and CalvertHealth Open New Clinic in Prince Frederick, MD

New approach to obesity treatment now available to community and healthcare providers July 20, 2022 -  CoreLife and CalvertHealth System opened the doors today to a new clinic in Prince…
green smoothies Recipes
June 24, 2022

Really Green Smoothie

You will love this Heart-Healthy Smoothie, which is high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Enjoy! Makes approximately 2 1/2 cups • Adapted from eatingwell.com. Ingredients 1 large ripe bananas…
Mental Health Behavioral Health
June 13, 2022

The Connection Between Mental Health and Obesity

Like most chronic diseases, obesity is influenced by many factors including mental health. Understanding the connection between mental health and obesity can help you along your journey to a healthier…
Talking to Patients about Obesity Medical
June 9, 2022

‘Tell me about your weight’ – How to talk to patients about obesity

It’s a Tuesday afternoon. So far today, you have seen a 42-year-old female patient who is struggling to keep her blood pressure under control. Another patient, male 64, reports that…
No Bake Brownie Bites Recipes
June 2, 2022

No Bake Brownie Bites

With the weather getting warmer, we thought we'd share these easy-to-prep No Bake Brownie Bites that don't require you to turn on the oven. Enjoy! Makes approximately 16 bites  • Adapted from feastingonfruit.com.…
Recipes
May 13, 2022

Pan Seared Salmon

Serves 4 • Adapted from Well Plated (wellplated.com) Ingredients 4 (6 to 8 oz) salmon fillets (skin on) 1/2 tsp kosher salt  1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 tbsp unsalted…
Recipes
May 5, 2022

Bone-Health Berry Yogurt Smoothie

Adults and kids love this easy-to-make bone-healthy snack that's high in calcium and Vitamin D, without any added sugar or saturated fat. Each ingredient has also been shown to decrease…
self-compassion Behavioral Health
May 4, 2022

Self-Compassion

“The recognition and clear seeing of suffering…feelings of kindness for people who are suffering, so that the desire to help – to ameliorate suffering – emerges… recognizing our shared human…
Nutritionist vs Dietitian Nutrition
April 22, 2022

Nutritionist vs Dietitian: What is the Difference (and Why Does it Matter?)

“The Keto diet is super easy to maintain, and you will lose weight fast.” - TikTok nutritionist.    “My 30-day metabolism reset will help you lose weight and keep it…
Behavioral Health
April 14, 2022

The Impact of Diaphragmatic Breathing

Do you find yourself worrying or stressed?  Are you experiencing panic attacks when you leave the house?  Did you know a simple strategy called Diaphragmatic Breathing can help resolve these…
Nutrition
March 17, 2022

6 Tips to Help You Lose Weight

While we may all wish for a little luck in achieving our weight loss goals, success actually comes from commitment and focus over the long-term. However, there are a few…
CcoreLife Novant Health Pineville, NC Location In the News
March 16, 2022

CoreLife Novant Health Opens New Clinic in Pineville, NC

CoreLife Novant Health has opened its second location in the Charlotte area, located in Pineville at 9101 Pineville-Matthews Rd, Suite C4, Pineville, NC 28134. This clinic is the second of…
Importance of sleep Behavioral Health
March 11, 2022

The Importance of Sleep

Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock, and finding out that you still have two hours left to sleep, stated by American Cartoonist Charles M. Shulz. Sleep may feel…
Nutrition
February 24, 2022

How to Improve Your Heart Health in 2022

February is Heart Health Month! When it comes to improving your heart health, the Mediterranean Diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, also known as DASH Diet, are the…
Success Story
February 21, 2022

CoreLife Patient Success | The Steeles

This father-son both needed surgery for different things but were told they would need to lose weight first. The Steeles had tried many other programs but had no luck. It…
Nutrition
February 14, 2022

Healthy Tips to Keep your Heart Strong all Year Long

February is Heart Health Month, but our hearts deserve some TLC year-round. Let's learn some heart-healthy tips that will keep our hearts, minds, and bodies strong all year long. 1.…
Nutrition
February 9, 2022

Spice up your meals for Heart Health Month!

Spices and herbs can add a punch of interesting flavor and aroma that will enhance your favorite everyday foods. They are also a great flavor substitute for salt, sugar, and…
Behavioral Health
January 18, 2022

Understanding the Impact of Anxiety on Weight

A certain level of anxiety is normal, and even healthy, in helping us avoid danger and stay safe. However, when the symptoms become persistent or intrusive, it is not only…
Success Story
January 13, 2022

Patient Success – Janet

Janet is a mother of 5 who, unfortunately, faced a two-year period where she was unmotivated and struggled deeply with her weight. After joining CoreLife, she quickly knew she would…
exterior photo of CoreLife Novant Health clinic in Ballantyne In the NewsPress
January 11, 2022

CoreLife Novant Health expands to Charlotte, offering new approach to weight management

CoreLife Novant Health announced that it has opened its first Charlotte area location in Ballantyne. A second location will open next month in Pineville. These clinics are the first of…
image of handwritten notes with various new years resolution statements: save money, be awesome, find love, eat better, exercise, be happy, smile more Nutrition
December 31, 2021

New Year, New You! Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions

Many of us use the start of a new year to reflect on how our past year has gone and to envision how we want our next year to look.…
photo of Lewis facing the camera, blue sky in the background Success Story
December 17, 2021

CoreLife Patient Success | Matthew’s Story

Matthew's doctor had recommended CoreLife for weight loss and overall health, but when he noticed his golf game was suffering, he decided to finally make the call. Since then, Matthew…
group gathered around a table eating a meal Nutrition
December 15, 2021

Navigating a Holiday Party While Staying Healthy

The holidays can be stressful for many reasons, and navigating a holiday party while trying to stay healthy can be challenging. If you feel overwhelmed by the temptations and indulgences…
BlogIn the News
December 8, 2021

CoreLife Announces Additions to Leadership Team

CoreLife Healthcare is very happy to announce some exciting leadership changes. These changes will reposition our executive team to drive the company forward in alignment with our long-term vision and…
photo of Kendra in the CoreLife gym Success Story
December 1, 2021

CoreLife Patient Success Story – Kendra

Kendra received a life-changing diagnosis last year during her annual physical. She had prediabetes, a condition that without lifestyle changes can lead to diabetes.  With prediabetes, damage to the heart…
selection of foods on a table, including salmon, berries, greens, and fruits. Nutrition
December 1, 2021

Dietitian Advice for a Heart Healthy Diet

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women? Following a heart healthy diet can help you manage your risk and support…
hands making a heart shape in the sunset Behavioral Health
November 22, 2021

Emotional Wellness During the Holidays: 21 Survival Tips

With Thanksgiving marking the official start of the holiday season, ideas of joy and togetherness abound. But for many people, the holidays can bring complicated emotions and stress for a…
table set with holiday foods including turkey, salad, and other side dishes. Nutrition
November 18, 2021

11 Hacks for a Heart Healthy Holiday

The holidays do not have to derail you from your wellness goals! Despite being the season of feasts and sweets, you can have a heart healthy holiday season by following…
lady smiling while holding a resistance band in front of her body FitnessWeight Loss
November 16, 2021

Using Resistance Bands for Weight Loss

Adding resistance bands to your fitness routine is a simple way to increase the intensity of exercises, burn more calories, build muscle, and accelerate your weight loss.  When incorporated into…
photo of Holly smiling Success Story
November 1, 2021

CoreLife Patient Success | Holly’s Story

A collarbone isn’t something most people associate with progress. But for Holly, it represents a milestone in her year-long weight loss journey with CoreLife. “Before CoreLife, I don’t really know…
photo of Michael Success Story
November 1, 2021

CoreLife Patient Success | Michael’s Story

Michael tried many diets and weight loss programs, but was never able to find something that worked long-term. When his doctor to referred him to CoreLife, he decided to commit…
Behavioral Health
October 30, 2021

Mindfulness: A Powerful Tool to Support Mental Health

Mindfulness is a popular technique for improving mental wellbeing. Leah Mandley, CoreLife’s vice president of behavioral health, explains what mindfulness is (and is not) and offers some resources to deepen…
Success Story
October 8, 2021

CoreLife Patient Success | Todd’s Story

In 2020, Todd found himself stuck between a rock and a hard place. The North Carolina resident had struggled for years with his weight and joint pain. At more than…
In the NewsPress
October 4, 2021

More Treatment Options for Obesity with New CoreLife Clinic Opening

More Treatment Options for Obesity with New CoreLife Clinic Opening  National healthcare company expands services in Lansdale, Pennsylvania MILLERSVILLE, MD -  CoreLife, a comprehensive healthcare program focused on obesity and…
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September 15, 2021

Walking: One of the Best Ways to Exercise

A great fitness program starts by simply putting one foot in front of the other. Walking is an ideal exercise for people who are new to exercise, and it is…
In the News
April 26, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: CoreLife Aids in Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine

NutritionRecipes
March 11, 2021

Oatmeal Stuffed Breakfast Apples

Yields: 6 Servings (1 serving = 1 apple) Total Time: 0 Hours 45 Minutes Calories: 233 Calories Ingredients 6 apples 2 cusp old fashioned oats 1.5 cups skim milk 1.5 cups…
NutritionRecipes
January 28, 2021

Spicy Chicken Pizza

Yields: 3 Serving (1 serving = 2 slices) Total Time: 0 Hours 30 Minutes Calories: 335 Calories Ingredients 1 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt 1 cup all purpose flour 1.5…
NutritionRecipes
January 21, 2021

Baked Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti Squash

Yields: 8 Servings Total Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes Calories: 353 Calories Ingredients For the chicken: 3/4 cup whole wheat panko or almond meal 3 TB grated parmesan cheese 2…
NutritionRecipes
January 14, 2021

Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Yields: 4 Servings (1 serving = 4 'bites') Total Time: 20 Minutes Prep 4 hours in Freezer Calories: 86 Calories Ingredients 2 bananas, of similar size 4 TB PB Fit…
NutritionRecipes
January 7, 2021

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Yields: 5 servings (1 serving = 2 c) Total Time: 0 Hours 45 Minutes Calories: 349 Calories Ingredients 4 TB (1/2 stick) butter 1 white onion, diced 2 cloves minced…
NutritionRecipes
December 29, 2020

5 Step Quesadilla

Yields: 4 Servings TotalTime: 1 Hours 10 Minutes Calories: 250 per piece Ingredients 4 cups spinach, chopped 1 can refried beans, 15.9 oz 1 can chicken, breast meat, 12.5 oz,…
NutritionRecipes
December 23, 2020

Spicy Mini Meatballs

Serving Size: 3 Meatballs Total Time: 1 Hours 0 Minutes Calories: 139 Calories Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 3 lbs ground turkey 3 eggs beaten 1 tbsp paprika…
NutritionRecipes
December 16, 2020

Pumpkin Parfait Dessert

Yields: 1 Serving Total Time: 0 Hours 45 Minutes Calories: 205 Calories Ingredients 1/2 cup canned pure pumpkin 1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice 2 no-calorie sweetener packets 1/2 tsp cup…
NutritionRecipes
December 8, 2020

Cranberry & Apple Oatmeal Bake

Serving Size: 1 Square Total Time: 1 Hours 30 Minutes Calories: 398 Calories Ingredients 2 cups of oatmeal 1 tsp of baking powder 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon…
NutritionRecipes
December 3, 2020

Pumpkin Muffies

Yields: 30 Muffies Total Time: 0 Hours 50 Minutes Total Calories: 61 per muffie Ingredients 1 box spice cake mix 1, 15 ounces can pumpkin, unsalted 4 egg whites Directions…
Uncategorized
November 18, 2020

Holiday Coleslaw

Yields: 15 Servings Total Time: 0 Hours 30 Minutes Total Calories: 90 Calories Ingredients For the dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons maple syrup or…
Uncategorized
November 18, 2020

Simple Salmon Recipe

This salmon recipe is sure to wake up all your taste buds!  Enjoy a restaurant style meal, at home in just a few simple steps! Nutritional Facts Nutritional Facts Calories/Serving:…
Uncategorized
November 13, 2020

Sweet Potato Casserole

Yields: 4 Servings Prep Time: 4 Hours 5 Minutes Calories: 220 calories Ingredients 3lb sweet potatoes (5 to 6 medium potatoes) 1/2 cup evaporated whole milk 2 tablespoons unsalted butter,…