Second Annual Egg Hunt!

FHCP Member Egg Hunt

egg-basketThe FHCP Social Team has placed “Eggs” in various places throughout the FHCP Member Portal and FHCP.com where members can find them for chances to *win healthy prizes like a $50 Spikes Athletic Footwear gift certificate or a Fitbit® Flex!

*For an FHCP Member to be eligible to be entered into the random drawing for prizes with no obligation; all you have to do is register for the FHCP member portal, then beginning April 7th look for an egg in the FHCP member portal and on FHCP.com, click on the egg found, and follow the instructions to submit your name and email address before April 21st!

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What Should MyPlate Look Like?

myplateThe MyPlate dietary guidelines represent the five food groups that are required to maintain a healthy diet. The simple image helps you to better visualize how you should set out your five food groups on your plate or bowl and cup, and how to eat on a daily basis.

What makes up a healthy diet? A healthy diet consists of fruit, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy. While how much you eat will depend on your age, sex, and how much physical exercise you undertake, the general principles that follow will apply.

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Top Tips For Better Time Management

In TimeAs we spring forward and lose one precious hour of time this season, the transition is enough to throw our schedules out of whack for at least a few days. During this time of transition, it’s important to buckle down and stay on track with good time management techniques.

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Get Outside & Help Keep America Beautiful!

Keep America BeautifulApril is Keep America Beautiful Month.

Spring has traditionally been a time to clean the interior of our homes, and the idea of looking after our exterior environment in the same way and making sure it looks its best is an excellent one for this month and beyond!

Here are a few tips to help you get started.

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Playing Nicely: Making Sure Your Prescription Medications Interact Well With Everything Else

Prescription Pill BottlesMore than ever, patients must be smart about the medicines they take, including the potential for interaction with other prescription drugs, food and drink, as well as dietary supplements.

If you are on more than one medication or have to see more than one doctor, it’s important that everyone on your healthcare team is aware of all the prescriptions you are taking. Keeping them informed can go a long way in helping you avoid potential drug interactions.

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Make Plans for National Walking Day

Walk DayApril 2nd is National Walking Day, On this day, Americans are encouraged to lace up their sneakers and take at least 30 minutes out of their day to get up and walk. It’s a great way to raise awareness of the importance of physical activity and to get your family, friends and co-workers started on a healthier way of life.

For those that want to continue this, or find different ways to get 30 minutes of exercise in for National Walking Day and beyond, below are a few of FHCP Staff’s top picks for best walking trails in Central Florida!

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Nine Ways to Help Your Kids Stay Safe This Spring Break

Group of TeensWhether you have a teenager staying at home alone or a kindergartner with a babysitter who will be home alone the entire week, keeping your kids safe during spring break is at the top of your mind as a parent. This week to two weeks of spring vacation, depending on where you live, can pose some interesting parenting challenges.

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Top Tips For Saving Your Vision

At the OpticianMarch is Save Your Vision Month. You only have one pair of eyes, and you will want to make sure that you take good care of them throughout your lifetime.

Here are some tips to help you keep them healthy and reduce the risk of vision problems later on:

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