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Penn State Health St. Joseph strives for excellence in health!

Reading, Pa., September 14, 2015 – Penn State Health St. Joseph is already well-known for the full-range of outpatient and inpatient diagnostic, medical and surgical services in and around Berks County; but did you know they strive to promote a healthy lifestyle so people don’t have to use their services? Sounds backwards, right? But by living a healthy lifestyle, community members are able to feel good, look good, and live a longer and happier life without burdening healthcare systems! Penn State Health St. Joseph strives for their patients to:

  1. Eat a healthy diet
  2. Drink plenty of water
  3. Consume healthy fats like eggs, avocados, coconut oil, olive oil, and nuts
  4. Eat plenty of raw vegetables
  5. Exercise regularly
  6. Get a daily source of Vitamin D
  7. Limit oneself to toxin exposure
  8. Get plenty of sleep
  9. Reduce stress by meditating or doing yoga

All of these factors promote optimal health and maintaining a healthy weight. Penn State Health St. Joseph’s offers many classes and events to improve the lives of their patient’s health and the overall community. Some of these include:

  • Smoking cessation classes
  • Diabetes care and management
  • Childbirth preparation classes
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Regular wellness workshops
  • Stoke, cancer, and Alzheimer support groups
  • Pediatric health and wellness events

Penn State Health St. Joseph is the title sponsor of Guts & Glory Wellness & Digestive Expo as an endorsement of prevention, health, and wellness. Guts & Glory Digestive & Wellness Expo will be holding their second annual wellness expo on September 19, 2015 at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center. It is open to the public for all to enjoy a fun-filled wellness education, nutritional awareness, and family fun!

“The groundwork for all happiness is good health” – Leigh Hunt

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