Jorgensen Law - May 2019

Snacking

WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?

There are many different opinions on the healthiness of snacking. Some people think of snacks as processed foods with high calories, but snacks don’t have to be junk food. Depending on what

and legumes. With those in your kitchen, you’ll have plenty of healthy options to choose from when you’re hungry.

WHO BENEFITS FROM SNACKING?

Depending on your weight, fitness level, and medical conditions, snacking throughout the day can be more effective than eating three large meals a day. Individuals who are crunched for time, have particular health conditions, are athletic, or are trying to lose or maintain weight all benefit from healthy snacking throughout the day. People who have high cholesterol or diabetes can better maintain their cholesterol and blood glucose levels if they eat frequently during the day. For athletes, snacking helps distribute the consumption of nutrients their body needs throughout the day instead of all at once. This way, their energy levels stay the same instead of fluctuating with their meal times. If you find yourself in need of a quick bite, think clementines and almonds instead of chips and Pop-Tarts. You’ll still satisfy your hunger without jeopardizing your health or increasing your waistline.

snacks you’re eating, and how often, these little in- between-meal bites can be highly beneficial or detrimental to your overall health.

HEALTHY VS. UNHEALTHY SNACKS

People snack when they’re hungry, but they also do it when they’re stressed, bored, or have a habit. When people snack on unhealthy junk food when they’re bored, the result is weight gain. An excellent way to avoid unhealthy snacks is to surround yourself with healthy alternatives. Fill your fridge and pantry with whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and nuts

One of the Most Important Parts of a Disability Claim: Medical Records

VERY LONG SUBHEAD TITLE GOES HERE TREATMENT HISTO Y This might seem like common sense, but having a piece of paper that details your treatment history is absolutely vital. In some cases, a claim cannot be approved without a detailed treatment history outlining both the treatments that were administered and how your body responded to them. THE MORE RECENT THE BETTER While a document detailing your entire treatment history is necessary, you’ll also need documents that show the extent of your disability currently. Being able to present up-to-date records will be extremely helpful in your case. ADDITIONAL DOCTOR’S NOTES Written statements from your treating physician can also be a huge help. Because your doctor has vast knowledge regarding the ins and outs of your condition, he or she can shed light

Contrary to uninformed opinions regarding Social Security Disability, people who need benefits to make ends meet have to face a complex series of hurdles in order to find their claim successful. What many of these claimants don’t realize before starting to seek benefits is the crucial role that medical records play in their case. Without adequate medical evidence, you have no way of proving the extent of your condition, which means you’ll have no plausible way to support your claim for disability benefits. In fact, the only way to have a successful case is by obtaining proper medical documents from your doctor. Not all medical records are treated equally, though. To that end, here’s which documentation is best when attempting to provide evidence for your disability.

on how your disability prevents you from maintaining a full-time job.

Gathering these medical documents can be far easier said than done. That’s why attorney Don Jorgensen works closely with clients and their doctors to ensure that the necessary records are garnered and submitted. If you need help gathering your medical records, the team at Jorgensen Law is here to help.

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