South River Father’s Day Gifts!

Father’s Day is approaching quickly and there’s still time to get your #1 man in your life a unique and thoughtful gift. South River Compounding Pharmacy’s gift department has been gearing up all week to celebrate dads and how important they are to our lives. We have hand-picked a few of our favorites and put them together in this list to give you some awesome new ideas! Come into either South River location and shop for cards and gifts from out Father’s Day collection!
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Simple Grilled Venison Burgers

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If you are unsure about the taste of venison, these burgers are a wonderful way to try it out. “Foodies” across the globe have embraced venison for its earthy flavor: Deer graze on grass, acorn, berries, and herbs, which lends to a unique taste and texture that is not found with any other cut of meat. The key to preparing venison is to enhance the natural flavors of this organic meat. Venison is usually quite lean, so in order to make sure these burgers aren’t too dry, the recipe calls for egg yolks and olive oil to give it a bit of help.
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Red Meat the Healthy Way

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A diet high in red meat has been touted to either fatten your waistline and lead to heart disease, or to transform you into a leaner, healthier version of yourself. So what’s the skinny on eating red meat the healthy way?

Beef, lamb, pork, and venison provide quality protein, B-vitamins, iron, and zinc. Depending on the cut, meat can be low in fat. When buying meat, pay attention to the source, cut, processing, and preparation method.
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Take a Hike

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Hiking takes you out of your usual routine, fills your lungs with fresh air, and lifts your spirits with the sights and sounds of nature. You might even forget that you’re giving your body a powerful workout that has many health benefits.
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Herbs for Boosting the Male Libido

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From the ancient Greeks concocting “nectar of the Gods” to modern pharmaceuticals, man has had an unrelenting desire to discover new aphrodisiacs to stimulate and enhance sexual performance. In Western herbal medicine, tonics were often employed to treat symptoms of poor reproductive function. Historically, these tonics were regarded with skepticism … then came Viagra.
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9 Easy, Natural Ways Men can Stay Healthy

Cristian Bortes

Most men know the basic health drill: eat more fresh, mostly organic foods; don’t smoke; exercise; and get an annual health exam. But there’s more to being a healthy, sexy man than choosing organic beef and hitting the gym a few days a week. Follow some of the “secrets” we list here and, in just a couple of weeks, you’ll see a boost in your vitality–and you might just live longer, too.
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Healthy Sun Habits

 

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Summer is finally approaching and the weather is definitely getting warm! Now is the perfect time of year to spend time outdoors with our family and friends, but it’s also the time of year to take extra precaution to protect ourselves from sun, insects, and irritants. There has been an increase in awareness of the harmful effects of sun damage as well as a strong new desire to find a skin protectant that will protect our skin effectively without harmful side effects.
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Tricky Labels: What Do They Mean?

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Heart-Healthy

Foods labeled as “heart-healthy” have been deemed to be low in sodium, low in saturated fat, and contain no trans fats. Heart healthy foods contain very little fat in general.
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The Dish on Diets: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Life

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Fad diets and crash diets come and go, but there are a few diets that have stood strong throughout the years. We will be talking about a few of the most popular and long-standing diets that have come around, emphasizing both the positive and negative aspects of each. Diets don’t work for everybody, and diets are definitely not one-size-fits-all. We are all looking for a balance of food groups, essential vitamins and minerals, and living a healthy and active lifestyle. Steer clear of diets that promote rapid weight loss or have very strict guidelines. A diet is about a lifestyle change, not a temporary fix, and strict guidelines make it difficult for new dieters to stick to their plan!
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About ATP Ignite: Steady, Natural Energy

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Energy drinks these days have so many unnecessary ingredients that it takes away from the beneficial, natural energy-inducing ingredients it does have. The added sugars, the artificial preservatives, the inevitable crash in the afternoon; these are the reasons most people steer clear of many of the most popular energy drinks. Even small-dose energy “shot” beverages, pack a strong punch with added sugars, flavoring, and preservatives (and, they are not cheap!).

Enter ATP Ignite: Each stick provides a combination of B vitamins, electrolytes, trace minerals, amino acids, herbs, and antioxidants to fuel your body’s energy production.

With 95 mg of caffeine in each stick, ATP Ignite is great for daily energy boosts or as a pre-workout drink. With just 5 grams of carbohydrates and 0 sugars, ATP ignite simply gives your body what it needs to produce energy steadily throughout the day.

Does Not Contain:

• Wheat, gluten, yeast, soy protein
• Animal or dairy products, eggs, fish, shellfish
• Tree nuts
• Ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial preservatives.

Directions

Transform a glass of water into a guilt-free energy drink! Dissolve the contents of one stick pack in 6-12 ounces of water according to preferred sweetness. Consume the effervescent drink once daily or use as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

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