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Optimize your health, body and mind with the new wellness podcast from your employee wellness team – Coffee Break with Sharp Best Health. Every week, Sharp Best Health’s experts bring you education and information on fitness, nutrition, self-care and a lot more, including setting the record straight on some of the most persistent myths in the world of health and wellness.Disclaimer: The content of this podcast is for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice; Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Optimize your health, body and mind with the new wellness podcast from your employee wellness team – Coffee Break with Sharp Best Health. Every week, Sharp Best Health’s experts bring you education and information on fitness, nutrition, self-care and a lot more, including setting the record straight on some of the most persistent myths in the world of health and wellness.Disclaimer: The content of this podcast is for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice; Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
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Optimize your health, body and mind with the new wellness podcast from your employee wellness team – Coffee Break with Sharp Best Health. Every week, Sharp Best Health’s experts bring you education and information on fitness, nutrition, self-care and a lot more, including setting the record straight on some of the most persistent myths in the world of health and wellness.Disclaimer: The content of this podcast is for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice; Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Episodes

S5Ep8: Felling a Little Blue?

11/11/2019
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Regardless of one’s religious affiliation, the holiday season often inspires feelings of warmth, joy, and belonging. But for some people, this time of year can evoke feelings of loneliness, stress and anxiety. The “holiday blues” are real and very common. On the 2nd part of the Mental Health Podcast Series, Sharp Best Health and Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital Psychologist, Dr. Dara Schwartz, sit down to discuss the key causes for the holiday blues and offer some strategies that may help...

Duration:00:21:37

S5Ep7: What EXACTLY Are Whole Grains?

10/28/2019
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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that at least half of all the grains you eat are whole grains. Yet, most people don't quite understand what "whole grains" actually means. Is it the brown food? On today's episode, Sharp Best Health discusses what exactly whole grains are, why are they so important, and how to spot them in a grocery store. Additional reading: Whole grains: Hearty options for a healthy dietSpotting whole grains at the grocery store

Duration:00:10:30

S5Ep6: How to Use Social Media to Stay Healthy

10/21/2019
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Social media is often criticized for being bad for our health. Even though, too much passive use of social media can negatively affect one's health, moderate use of technology can actually support your healthy habits. After all, you can hardly scroll through Pinterest without "pinning" another gorgeous healthy salad or a 10-minute full-body workout! On this episode of the Coffee Break with Sharp Best Health, we sit down to discuss how pinning, scrolling, sharing, and YouTubing can help you...

Duration:00:22:08

S5Ep5: Fall Back Safely! Tips for Personal Security

10/14/2019
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As daylight saving time begins, the potential for harm increases as darkness falls earlier. Sharp Best Health and Sharp Security Director, Dennis Kaskovich, sit down to discuss how following simple security tips can increase personal safety and reduce the opportunity for you becoming a crime victim. Additional resources: https://sharpnet.sharp.com/security/index.cfm

Duration:00:22:51

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Top Flu Myths Debunked!

10/8/2019
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This episode was originally release in September 2018. While getting vaccinated in the fall is still the best way to avoid the flu, there's a lot of misinformation out there. Sharp Best Health and the guest, Leslie Thompson, Manager of EOHD, go over the common flu misconceptions - to not only debunk them, but also to help you protect yourself from catching the flu from those around you! For more information on Sharp's flu vaccination program visit http://sharpnet.sharp.com/flu/. Contact...

Duration:00:11:14

S5Ep4: Meal Prep Like a Rockstar!

9/30/2019
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On this weeks episode, Sharp Best Health host Janice sits down with Alex Zawilski, a registered dietitian with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, to get right into some applicable advice about meal prepping. Quinoa Crunch Salad (MAKES 6 LARGE SALADS): shelled edamameSimply NatureOrganic Quinoacucumberbell peppersmangoescarrotspurple cabbagealmonds, peanuts, cashewsSouthern Grove Chili Lime CashewsPeanut Dressing: Simply Nature Creamy Peanut Buttersoy saucevinegar sesame oilchili...

Duration:00:17:41

S5Ep3: You Asked...We Answered!

9/23/2019
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Sharp Best Team answers some of employees' questions: Additional Resources: Let's Talk the Keto Diet (podcast episode S3Ep8)Sneaky Names for SugarSugar 101 | Artificial Sweeteners and Sugar Substitutes

Duration:00:19:50

S5Ep2: Let's Talk About It...

9/16/2019
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More than 40 million Americans live with a mental health condition — that’s more than the populations of New York and Florida combined. While mental illness is prevalent, talking about it is still relatively taboo. Talking and learning about mental health and mental illness is an important first step towards breaking that stigma. In honor of September, Mental Health Awareness Month, Sharp Best Health and Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital have teamed up to start a conversation about mental health...

Duration:00:11:43

S5Ep1: The Taste of Culinary Medicine

9/3/2019
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Culinary medicine is a practice of helping patients improve and/or reverse common chronic diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, and obesity through evidence-based application of food and nutrition. On this episode, Sharp Best Health sits down with two Sharp Rees-Stealy’s physicians, Dr. Angelica Neison and Dr. Sabrina Falquier, to discuss how the practice of cooking, the science of medicine, and the preventative power of good nutrition can help patients...

Duration:00:34:07

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Exercising On an Empty Stomach: Yea or Nay?

8/26/2019
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Should you eat breakfast before exercising so you have some fuel in the tank? Or is it better to bust a sweat on an empty stomach? Exercising on an empty stomach is a topic not all experts agree on. Listen to Sharp Best Health weighs the evidence for both sides of the argument.

Duration:00:27:29

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Five ways to exercise on a budget

8/19/2019
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In this short episode, Sharp Best Health offers 5 simple ways to fit exercise into your day without busting your budget! Reference Active&Fit Direct: On February 5, Sharp Best Health introduced a new program - the Active&Fit Direct Program - which provides discounted gym memberships to Sharp full-time, part-time and per diem employees. With Active&Fit, you can pay a flat fee of $25 a month to access nearly 100 gyms and fitness areas in San Diego. For more information, visit Sharp Best...

Duration:00:05:55

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: How Parents Can Stay Fit and Healthy

8/12/2019
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In this episode, Sharp Best Health interviews several Moms within the Sharp HealthCare who share a few simple ways to commit to your health even with a full-time job and a house full of kids.

Duration:00:14:54

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: What the Heck is Water Weight?

8/5/2019
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What is water weight? How much is normal? Is it healthy? What can you do about it? In this episode, Sharp Best Health hosts discuss the science of what water weight is and how it works.

Duration:00:09:09

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: How to Make Exercise a Habit That Sticks!

7/29/2019
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Sharp Best Health shares 4 tips, backed up by science, to make exercise a life-long habit, including how bingeing on your favorite Netflix show can get you motivated to go to the gym more often! Take this episode's quiz and win a prize!References: Life Kit from NPRhttps://www.npr.org/lifekitMoveSpring App: JoinSharp Best Health private Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1776419275926672/

Duration:00:08:30

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Fresh, Frozen, Canned - Which Is Better?

7/22/2019
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Have you ever wondered if canned foods are better than fresh or if frozen is a healthy option too? In honor of September, Fruits and Vegetables Month, in this episode, Sharp Best Health looks at science and research to see how fresh, frozen and canned fruits compare and to give you the answer! Janice's Smoothie Recipe:

Duration:00:04:45

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: An Employee's Guide To EAP

7/15/2019
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In this episode, Sharp Best Health's guest, Kathryn Riggs, Manager of the Sharp Employee Assistance Program (EAP), shares lots of great information about Sharp EAP - a free benefit that offers Sharp team members confidential, voluntary counselling and advice on a wide range of work and personal issues. To schedule an appointment or to obtain more information about EAP, please call (619) 681-0022 during business hours, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information and the...

Duration:00:15:03

S4Ep7: Get Your Summer Goals On!

7/1/2019
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Summer presents the perfect opportunity to check in with our health and fitness goals for the year! Whether you have been crushing your goals, or are just now getting started on them, Sharp Best Health team sits down to discuss their personal summer wellness goals to help you feel your best and to inspire you to stick with your wellness journey during warm summer days! Additional Resources: Whil:https://connect.whil.com/sponsor/SharpHealthCare The Active&Fit Direct...

Duration:00:17:15

S4Ep6: Is Our Attention Hacked?

6/24/2019
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Do you ever feel like you have too much to do and too little time? Like what’s coming at you is like a fire hose of input, information and distractions? Do you feel like it's become increasingly harder to just put the phone down and as a result, you are losing your natural human ability to pay attention? If you answered 'yes' to these questions, this podcast is for you. In this episode we discuss how to live a focused life in a progressively noisy world of technology and offer a few...

Duration:00:22:19

S4Ep5: Be a Safety Pro at Work!

6/10/2019
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June is National Safety Month, an annual observance to educate people and businesses on the importance of safety in the workplace, at home and on the road. To honor of National Safety Month, Sharp Best Health and Don Carl, Director of Environmental Health and Workplace safety at Sharp HealthCare, discuss the importance of workplace safety and offer resources and tips to help you stay safe and injury-free at work in June and beyond! Take a quiz to test your knowledge of this episode for a...

Duration:00:08:59

S4Ep4: Make It Stick...For Good!

6/3/2019
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Changing behavior in lasting ways can be challenging, but it is not impossible. Behavior change takes time, practice, patience, and a few tips to help it stick. Sharp Best Health and Monica Rivas, a certified health coach, discuss behavior modification strategies to help you make positive lifestyle and behavior changes that last! Take a quiz to test your knowledge of this episode for a chance to win a small prize. NOTES: Health Coaching is a FREE 6-week service available to all Sharp...

Duration:00:16:10