Nutrition Gut Health Series: The Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

Pro and Pre-Biotics are becoming popular supplements and features in healthy food but what are they and what benefits do they provide? In today’s OH@H submission to our Gut Health Series, Home Base’s nutritional team walks you through pro and prebiotics, where you can find them naturally in foods and the benefits that they provide for gut and overall health!

Nutrition: The Skinny on Dietary Fats: What You Need to Know.

For years, low fat diets were promoted for weight loss based on the fact that fat contributes higher calories per gram than protein and carbs but dietary fats play important roles in our health. In today’s OH@H Nutrition post Registered Dietitian and Manager of Clinical and Culinary Nutrition for the Home Base Program, Nicolette Maggiolo gives you the skinny on dietary fats and its benefits.

David Lawrence Centers for Behavior Health Launches Cognitive Processing Therapy for Veterans

David Lawrence Centers for Behavior Health Launches Cognitive Processing Therapy for Veterans Home Base is sharing their 12+ years of experience and expertise in treating Veterans’ invisible wounds with David Lawrence Centers for Behavior Health (DLC) through a strategic partnership in order to increase the quality of mental healthcare services available in Collier County. According

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center Partners with Home Base SWFL to Bring Equine Healing to Military Families

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center Partners with Home Base SWFL to Bring Equine Healing to Military Families Established in 1997, Naples Therapeutic Riding Center (NTRC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to improve the lives of children and adults with physical, social, and mental health needs through therapeutic riding and other equine-related programs. Home Base

Chronic Disease Playlist: Nutrition Tips for Hypertension

As a follow up from yesterday’s overview of Hypertension, Registered Dietician Inna Kagan provides helpful nutrition tips for hypertension. This series is not meant to be a diagnosis and doesn’t replace medical guidance that you’ve received from your medical providers but is meant to be a high-level overview of Hypertension and nutritional strategies.

U.S. Secretary of Defense and Department of the Army Present Special Civilian Honors to Home Base Leadership

In recognition of their dedication to the health care of military veterans and the families of fallen heroes, leaders from Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, received two of the nation’s most prestigious honors. The Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service – the second-highest award presented by the Secretary of Defense – was presented to Tom Werner, Chairman of the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Red Sox Foundation. The Public Service Commendation Medal – the fourth-highest public service decoration in the U.S. Department of the Army – was awarded to Peter Slavin, MD, President, Massachusetts General Hospital, Ross Zafonte, DO, Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Michael Allard, Chief Operating Officer for Home Base

Chronic Disease Playlist: Hypertension

In Part 1 of our Chronic Disease series, the Home Base Nursing Staff presents an overview of Asthma and COPD, their risk factors, signs and common treatments. This series is not a diagnosis and doesn’t replace guidance from your medical providers but is meant to provide a better understanding of Asthma, COPD and other chronic diseases. Stay tuned for follow up content from our Nutrition and Fitness teams on this topic and more!