Tag: Heart Health

8 Reasons to Love Cycling

Posted: September 9, 2020

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Riding a bike is a common form of transportation in many places. There are 450,000,000 bikes in China. In Denmark, nine out of 10 people own a bike, whereas just four out of 10 own a car. Here in the United States, cycling is more often done for leisure. However, reserving it just for weekends [...] Read Post

How to Get the Most out of Your Walk

Posted: June 4, 2020

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No gym required, walking is a great, simple way to exercise. It’s not about the fancy clothes, gear, or expertise, and it’s easy, cheap, and remarkably kind to the body. Walking is a wealth of wins. It’s physically pleasing and emotionally soothing. Bonus: walking to get somewhere is easier on the wallet and even better, [...] Read Post

Spring Into a New Season

Posted: April 27, 2016

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Now that winter is behind us, it’s time to enjoy all that spring offers. For a dietitian that means reintroducing fresh foods into our diets. Spring provides us with an assortment of fruits and vegetables to choose from and celebrate. When you eat in-season, you get the most flavor, the best nutritional value, and affordable [...] Read Post

Promote National Wear Red Day-Every Day

Posted: September 12, 2015

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Fact or fiction: Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. With stark statistics to back it up, it’s a fact. According to GoRedForWomen.org, while 1-in-31 American women die from breast cancer each year, heart disease claims 1-in-3. These statistics fuel the need for continued education on lowering the risks [...] Read Post

6 Tips to Get Up and Move

Posted: April 28, 2014

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On average, how many hours do you sit during the day? Think about the time you spend at work, in the car, while eating or in front of the television. According to a recent national survey, reported on by the Mayo Clinic: 50 to 70 percent of people spend six or more hours sitting each [...] Read Post