5 Healthy Snacks Under 150 Calories

By Therese Pope

Snacking is a great way to boost metabolism, and keeps you energized throughout the day. Pairing together a healthy carbohydrate (like an apple, orange, or carrots) with a healthy protein (like nuts, cheese, or yogurt) is an effective way to make your snack more energy-balanced.

The carb and protein combo helps balance blood sugar, curbs your appetite, and leaves you feeling full longer. Additionally, healthy snacking can be a great way to get additional servings of fruits and vegetables!

Check out these 5 healthy, balanced carb + protein snack combos.

1. Small apple + 1 tbsp nut butter (all natural, no added sugar or salt)
147 calories (17g Carb, 4g Protein, 8g Fat)

2. 20 baby carrots + 2 tbsp hummus
140 calories (21g Carb, 3g Protein, 6g Fat)

3. 1/2 cup grapes + 25 pistachios
132…

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Managing Glaucoma and High Cholesterol

By Therese Pope

“Downloading the CareZone app was the best thing I have ever done. In the past, when I separated my medications into pill boxes, I still forgot to take them. Now I always take my medication on time.”

– Jacqueline

Jacqueline doesn’t let her health conditions stop her from enjoying a peaceful and happy life. Here’s what she shared with CareZone:

What is the most challenging part of…

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Seasonal Allergies vs. Year-Round Allergies

By rocky

It’s not uncommon to suffer from seasonal allergies during the spring. With the blooming flowers come sneezing, a runny nose, and red, itchy eyes. However, there are unlucky people who are stuck with these symptoms year-round.

What’s the difference between seasonal and year-round allergies?

Seasonal allergies are usually due to outdoor triggers like tree or grass pollen, or mold…

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Member Stories: Living with PTSD and COPD

By Therese Pope

“I’m a great listener and I tend to give good advice even though I’m always not good at taking it.”

– Michelle

For Michelle, managing bipolar and borderline personality disorders, depression, PTSD, and COPD can sometimes feel overwhelming. When it comes to managing chronic conditions, she understands what others go through on a daily basis. Here’s what Michelle shared with…

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