Tag: Heart Health

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

Healthy Holiday Menu Makeover

Posted: December 11, 2012

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The holidays are a time for traditions, and for most of us, many of those traditions involve our favorite comfort foods. While this may not be the easiest time to take on a strict diet, this is a great time to be mindful of what you eat and introduce healthy habits to carry throughout the [...] Read Post

Let’s Move Initiative

Posted: March 12, 2012

“The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.” – First Lady Michelle Obama at the Let’s Move! launch on February 9, 2010 Let’s Move is an initiative aimed at the crisis of childhood obesity. While obesity rates have increased among the [...] Read Post