Nutrition and Wellness

Prevention is at the heart of Unity Care NW’s approach to health care. Eating well, staying active, and self-care can make a big difference in your health and quality of life.

The information and videos below can help you along the path towards a more healthy life. You can also check out our Wellness Group Calendar.

Diabetes Awareness – Cooking Videos

Unity Care NW Dietitian Antrim Caskey, RDN has a series of new videos related to eating a nutrient-dense diet – which can help prevent, treat, and even reverse type 2 Diabetes. Watch the full series here

Chronic Pain Resources

Unity Care NW physician Katy Mayer, MD, leads a 20-minute routine of chair exercises for beginners or those with limited mobility. Watch the full video here

Dietitian Kitchen On Demand

In this video series, Antrim Caskey, RD provides tips for improving your cooking skills, shopping on a budget, and healthy eating. Watch the latest episodes of “Dietitian Kitchen On Demand” here, and learn about the delicious health benefits of adding some color to your plate.

 

Virtual QiGong Classes

Bob Shapiro is offering virtual QiGong classes on Unity Care NW’s Facebook page as a Facebook Live event. Join him every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and enjoy the health benefits of gentle, intentional movement. Previously recorded classes can be found here.

Veggie Rx

Unity Care NW’s Veggie Rx Program helps food-insecure individuals who are living with Type 2 diabetes add more fresh produce to their diet. Participants receive a $40 voucher every month for a year to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at the Community Food Co-ops of Bellingham. Improve your health and manage your blood sugar levels. Ask your Unity Care NW provider for more information about the program.

Virtual Yoga Classes

Join Cat Enright for virtual Restorative Yoga classes, now being held every Friday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Unity Care NW’s Facebook page as a Facebook Live event. Join us! Previously recorded classes can be found here.

Unity Care NW is providing virtual Yoga and QiGong classes as a free community resource. Participation is voluntary and does not constitute medical advice. Consult with your primary care provider before starting any new exercise routine.