Archive for August, 2011

Weight Loss, Bone Strength and Refined Carbs

Posted on August 31, 2011 - Filed Under Livestrong | Leave a Comment

A few of my latest offerings published at LIVESTRONG. Read. Enjoy. Share.

Does Losing Weight Make a Difference?

Yes, it does. Read why losing weight — even if just a modest amount — can have big benefits for your overall health.

Does Exercise Help Make Your Bones Stronger?

Again, the answer is yes. Learn the types of exercises you [...]

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Fitness is a Journey

Posted on August 30, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Tweet of the week from @CooperAerobics. More about Dr. Kenneth Cooper here.

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Healthy Monday – Prevention

Posted on August 29, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Monday, Prevention | Leave a Comment

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 to start and sustain healthy behaviors.”

“Can you remember the last time you saw your doctor? If not, it’s [...]

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My Wife is the Best

Posted on August 26, 2011 - Filed Under Nutrition | Leave a Comment

After a long day yesterday, my wife had this ready. Favorite dinner of all time.
Broccoli, roasted sweet potatoes and lemon-grilled chicken. The cool thing is that it’s the 2-year-old’s fave dinner too. : )

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Bone Strength, Antioxidants, HDL and Balanced Meals

Posted on August 24, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Livestrong | Leave a Comment

Another edition of LIVESTRONG Wednesday. Check out some of my recently published work:

Role of HDL

HDL is the “good” cholesterol. Find out what it does and how to improve it.

What is the Definition of Antioxidants?

You’ve probably heard the term “antioxidant” but do you know what they actually are? Learn more about antioxidants and where to find [...]

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Healthy Monday – Eat Breakfast

Posted on August 22, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Monday | Leave a Comment

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 to start and sustain healthy behaviors.”

“Breakfast skippers tend to eat more food than usual at the next [...]

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41 Miles

Posted on August 20, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

Did 41 miles on the bike today. Legs a little sore. Here’s what it looked like:

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The Effects of Food, Staying Fit and Why Sodium Matters

Posted on August 17, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Livestrong | Leave a Comment

More of my recently published work at LIVESTRONG.com:

Information on the Effects of Food on our Body

Yes, we need to eat. Here’s why you should eat the right types of food and also eat the right amount.

Activities to Keep You Physically Fit

Physical fitness is important and here is an overview of the different types of activities [...]

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Exercise is Medicine for Your Joints

Posted on August 16, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise, Physical Activity | Leave a Comment

“Even though they have joint disease, patients need to be reminded that physical activity is actually good for them. People with arthritis should be as physically active as possible, even if they accomplish less than the recommended levels.”
“When it comes to physical activity, there is good evidence that the benefits far outweigh the risks and [...]

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Healthy Monday – Portion Control

Posted on August 15, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Monday, Nutrition | Leave a Comment

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 to start and sustain healthy behaviors.”

“Oversized plates lead to oversized portions, so slim your serving size this [...]

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