Virginia Garcia strives to bring practical wellness into the daily lives of the communities we serve. Being healthy isn’t just about eating the right food or getting enough exercise. It involves every part of a person. Physical and mental. At Virginia Garcia we teach our patients not only how to be healthy, but how to stay healthy.
Our new Beaverton Wellness Center facility is designed to promote wellness and includes a commercial teaching kitchen as well space for our group exercise classes.
The Beaverton Wellness Center offers events and activities for all community members throughout the year. Check out the Beaverton Wellness Center October Activity Calendar for a list of what's coming up next.
You can also visit the Beaverton Wellness Center page for a complete listing of all activities.
The Cornelius Wellness Center is our flagship clinic and illustrates the importance of a healthy lifestyle as well as learning and activities that enhance and emphasize the medical care we provide.
The Wellness Center includes a teaching kitchen, a nutritious community garden, exercise classes and youth programs—all of which open the door to a healthier, brighter future for our community.
The Cornelius Wellness Center offers events and activities for all community members throughout the year. Check out the Cornelius Wellness Center October Activity Calendar for a list of what’s coming up next.
Easy, healthy recipes sure to satisfy even the the pickiest of eaters
The “flour” of this recipe is flax meal. Flax seeds are high in fiber: soluble fiber (gives bulk to the stool) and insoluble fiber (natural laxative). These fibers help regulate blood sugar & cholesterol levels, improve gut health (yummy food for our gut microbes), and make you “regular”. Flax seeds are also a great source of fat –the “good fat” omega-3 fatty acids alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Lastly, the fiber in flax seeds can assist in weight loss as it makes you feel more satisfied, less hungry.
Pro tip: drink plenty of water when eating flax seeds as you may get constipated if you don’t