Finding Healthy Options During Fall Festivities

Hot dogs! Funnel cakes! Cotton candy! You can picture it, right? You’re walking through the Midway at the State Fair of Texas, and vendors are calling out their delicacies to anyone who will listen. Or you’re approaching the concession stand at your favorite team’s football stadium, and the nachos and extra-large soda catch your eye. Do you indulge? Do you run away as fast as you can? Or do you try to avoid these situations all together?

Don’t be

Fueling Your Kids in the Fast Food Lane

The race is on!  School has started, activities are abundant and as a parent you are faced with balancing a very hectic schedule. It can be challenging to plan healthy snacks and figure out sensible choices when the convenience of fast food is inevitable.

Snacks can help bridge the gap between lunch and dinner by acting as fuel to supplement your kids’ diet, but not sabotage their appetite.

Secrets to Snacking Success:

Keep snacks around 150-200

Flavor Up with Herbs and Spices!

Cinnamon with soup? Curry powder with corn? Combining various herbs and spices with meats, vegetables and other dishes can add a kick of flavor without the need for additional salt. Lower your sodium levels and raise your cooking standards based on suggestions from Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services! Download your own handy guide here.

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Maintain Healthy Skin, No Matter Your Age

Keeping your skin looking and feeling healthy as you age can seem like a complicated, time-consuming and expensive task. However, maintaining good health as you get older can translate into beautiful skin and a confident appearance.

Cooper Clinic Dermatologist Dr. Helen Kaporis recommends using daily sunblock with SPF higher than 30. Sunblock not only reduces the risk of developing skin cancer, but also decreases premature collagen breakdown. We naturally lose one teaspoon of collagen Read More >>

New Cooper Complete Website

If you have visited the Cooper Complete website – – over the last few months, you may have noticed our new look. In response to customer requests, we have made numerous updates to the website and ordering system. You are now able to find more information about our products and vitamins in general, and you now have complete control of your orders. If you have questions about the website or ordering vitamins you can reach a customer service representative at the Read More >>

A Healthy Start to College

Healthy Body Pack

As your child prepares to leave the nest and head off to college, there is no doubt that they are preparing for a season in their life unlike any other. The flexible schedule, opportunities to learn and try new things, thriving campus life, and close proximity to peers creates the perfect platform on which countless memories will be made. With so many exciting elements of this transition on you and your student’s mind, we want to remind you Read More >>

Vitamins and Supplements for College Kids

Eating healthy can be a challenge for all of us, but for college students it can be especially hard. The ‘freshman 15’ is a common weight gain for college students as they try to navigate eating healthy on their own. Students’ irregular schedule, part-time jobs, homework and extra activities can disrupt normal eating habits. What they eat may consist of whatever they can grab between classes from a fast food place or the cafeteria. Researchers at Oregon State University surveyed 582 Read More >>

Age is Just a Number

By: Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper Becoming healthier as you grow older does not have to be a far-fetched goal. Our bodies are built to last, as long as we take care of them properly. At 84 years of age, I continue to exercise, maintain my weight, take supplements and more in order to maintain the […]

Weight Loss Checklist: Part III

Dining out can be a challenge when you’re watching your weight. With so many food and drink options put directly in front of you, it can be tough to turn down the free chips and salsa, a refreshing soda or a slice of cake for dessert. Part III of the Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services Weight […]

The Pillbox – Talking with Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH

Pillbox: Step 4 of Get Cooperized is to take the right supplements for you. Did you grow up taking vitamins?

Dr. Cooper: My father was a practicing periodontist, and in his practice he became convinced of the benefits of nutrition and supplementation on gum health and periodontal disease. He found patients with pyorrhea and gingivitis who ate a diet low in sugar and high in vegetables, and took a multivitamin, had much better gum health than patients Read More >>

Weight Loss Checklist: Part II

Part II of the exclusive Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services Weight Loss Checklist is now available! You can download it here.

Limiting variety and temptation can be a challenge, but with some kitchen reorganization, healthy substitutions and determination, you can make it happen! Share your best tips for limiting food variety and unhealthy temptations in the comments below.

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B Vitamin Benefits

B vitamins are well regarded for their ability to provide your body energy. They play an important role in cellular metabolism. Additionally, organs that require high amounts of energy, such as the brain, heart and skin, especially benefit from appropriate vitamin B levels. Like many vitamins, B vitamins are essential for optimal health. Because the body cannot manufacture these nutrients, they must be obtained through diet and supplementation.

Consuming energy boosting vitamins is an

Supplements for Seniors

At Cooper Clinic, we believe that it is ideal for people of all ages to obtain the necessary nutrients from the food that they eat. Unfortunately, there are many factors that can hinder a balanced diet, especially for older adults.

Many seniors no longer spend time cooking meals. Changes in ability to taste and metabolize food can lead to a loss of appetite. There may also be changes in how the body absorbs nutrients from food as one ages. Even dental conditions can affect whether or Read More >>

Prostate Health Ingredients

Prostate Health Supplement

When science evolves, our Cooper Complete® formulas evolve, too. In Fall, 2014, the Cooper Complete Prostate Health formulation was updated.

What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?

Cooper Complete Prostate Health is designed to help lessen the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate. BPH is a normal, gradual enlargement of the prostate caused by hormonal fluctuations that usually Read More >>

Weight Loss Checklist: Part I

Looking for a way to jump start your weight loss journey and set attainable goals? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services has created an exclusive weight loss checklist that can fold into your daily life, one step at a time. Start by taking things slow and substituting certain foods for healthier options, as described in our first weight loss checklist. Download the checklist here, and be sure to share your healthy lifestyle changes and experiences in the comments below!

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Vitamin Auto Delivery

To ensure you always have a supply of Cooper Complete multivitamins and mineral supplements, join our Vitamin Auto Delivery Program. You choose how often you would like a shipment, with 30, 60, 90 and 120 day options. If you have two or more bottles of the same product or mix and match products shipped at the same time, you get free shipping!

Vitamin Auto Delivery Enrollment Is Easy

When adding the first item to your cart, click on the blue “Get Started” Read More >>

Best Foods to Fuel Your Workouts

Food is fuel, and this is especially true when you’re exercising. Whether or not you’re an athlete, the goal is to maximize your body’s potential by feeding it the right foods before, during and after your workouts. Nutrition makes a big difference in not only how you feel, but how you perform–aim for leaner, faster and stronger! In general the best foods to fuel your workouts are “whole” foods instead of processed foods. For example, grab a piece of fruit instead of drinking Read More >>

Help For Enlarged Prostate

Prostate Health Supplement

Throughout most of your life you slept blissfully through the night. Now you wake up in the middle of the night, once or twice, to use the bathroom. For many men this is the first sign of an enlarged prostate. This is a natural part of aging. As men age, the prostate slowly grows and by age 60 more than half of all men have symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Medically known as benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH, an enlarged prostate Read More >>

Prostate Health Supplement

When science evolves, our Cooper Complete® formulas evolve, too. This has recently been the case with Cooper Complete Prostate Health, and the new formula may help you or the men in your life achieve optimal health.

What is Cooper Complete Prostate Health Supplement?

Cooper Complete Prostate Health is designed to help lessen the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate. BPH is a normal, gradual enlargement of the Read More >>

Refreshing Summertime Foods

Summer is here, and there’s no better time to lighten up your meals with some refreshing foods. Enjoy these delicious low-calorie picks that begin with the letter “C.” Cherries Sweet cherries include the popular Bing and Rainier varieties that are ripe for the picking from May to August. Sour or tart cherries are only available for […]

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