Archive for June, 2010

Why We Get Old

Posted on June 30, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise | 4 Comments

More about Dr. Cooper here.

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Provo Tri Race Report

Posted on June 30, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Triathlon | 2 Comments

Missed my personal best by 3 mins at oly-distance (1500 meter swim, 25 mile bike, 6.2 mile run).  Stinks because I had a really bad run… legs were shot after going too hard on the bike.  Rookie mistake. 
Still a fun event, though, as always. 

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HCG for Weight Loss Revisited

Posted on June 29, 2010 - Filed Under Fad Diets, Weight Control | 5 Comments

Since my last post on HCG for Weight Loss, the HCG diet has gained popularity and it seems everyone wants a piece of the action.  I heard of a guy who makes $12,000/month from his HCG-selling website.  I see signs like this everywhere:

I even saw a billboard along the freeway last Sunday that claimed HCG [...]

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Healthy Monday – Forget Technology

Posted on June 28, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Monday | 6 Comments

Each Monday, a simple health tip and challenge will be posted as part of Healthy Monday.  Healthy Monday is a public health initiative founded in 2005 in association with Johns Hopkins University, Syracuse University, and Columbia Univerisity. 
Their mission includes ending “chronic preventable disease in the U.S. by offering people and organizations a weekly prompt [...]

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Sugar-Sweetened Drinks and Blood Pressure

Posted on June 25, 2010 - Filed Under Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Prevention | 4 Comments

“Our findings suggest that reducing sugar-sweetened beverages and sugar consumption may be an important dietary strategy to lower blood pressure and further reduce other blood pressure-related diseases.”
— Liwei Chen, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor at Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Public Health
[Source: Science Daily: Drinking Fewer Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Lower Blood Pressure].

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Watermelon

Posted on June 24, 2010 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition | 8 Comments

This pic reminded me of my daughter.  She loves watermelon lately. 
I love cold watermelon after a long bike ride or run.  So refreshing.  Have any interesting ways to eat watermelon besides just eating it straight-up? 

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Exercise

Posted on June 23, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle, Prevention | 2 Comments

“Other than not smoking, exercise is the single best thing you can do to get healthy or stay healthy and keep chronic diseases at bay.  Exercise is far more than merely a way to lose or control weight.”
— Walter C. Willett, M.D., chair, Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health (from Eat, Drink, [...]

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Landon Donovan

Posted on June 23, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Random | 2 Comments

Great win today for the USA in the World Cup.

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Exercise Boosts Confidence

Posted on June 22, 2010 - Filed Under Behavior Change, Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle | 4 Comments

Source: The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: Exercise and Weight Control

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Healthy Monday – Avoid Soft Drinks

Posted on June 21, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Monday | 2 Comments

Each Monday, a simple health tip and challenge will be posted as part of Healthy Monday.  Healthy Monday is a public health initiative founded in 2005 in association with Johns Hopkins University, Syracuse University, and Columbia Univerisity. 
Their mission includes ending “chronic preventable disease in the U.S. by offering people and organizations a weekly prompt [...]

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