Archive for the 'Healthy Lifestyle' Category

What I Do – Orriant

Posted on December 7, 2012 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Check out the video. More info about Orriant and what we do for organizations like the one in the video.
[Can't see video? Go see it here].

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I’m Back

Posted on December 2, 2012 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | 1 Comment

I’m back. At least I’m trying to be. It’s been a busy year. My plan is to continue to use this space to share health/wellness-related materials along with my whole family’s fight for continued — and better — fitness.
I did just a few races this year:
Provo City Half Marathon – set a new personal best.
Provo [...]

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Orriant GIVEAWAY!

Posted on January 26, 2012 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Random | Leave a Comment

My work is doing a GIVEAWAY on the company Facebook Page.
To enter to potentially win a $40 prepaid debit card, simply “Like” the page and write your “February Resolution” on the wall.
Your “February Resolution” can be anything that you plan to do to move yourself towards improved health and wellness.
More details on the Orriant Blog here.
Don’t [...]

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How Many Calories?

Posted on December 29, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition | Leave a Comment

“It’s easier to get up the will-power to turn down a 900 calorie double-burger with cheese and sauce and opt for a 400 calorie chicken sandwich or salad when you know your entire daily needs are about 1600 calories.”

– Joan Carter, a CNRC registered dietitian and instructor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in [...]

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Healthier Habits for Kids

Posted on December 4, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition | Leave a Comment

“Any combination of steps–making fruits and vegetables part of every meal, limiting treats, walking and playing, even shopping together—can add up to make a real difference in children’s lives and help build healthy habits for life.”
– LetsMove.gov: For Parents
Parents can really make a difference in helping kids develop healthy habits. You already know that. Think [...]

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Exercise, Healthy Eating, Potassium, Magnesium and Zinc

Posted on September 14, 2011 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Livestrong | Leave a Comment

Another edition of LIVESTRONG Wednesday. Keep in mind that I don’t write the titles, just the articles. Enjoy.

Healthy Eating Combined With Exercise Can Make a Difference in People’s Health

Nothing new here. Just a good reminder of why healthy eating and regular exercise matter.

High Levels of Potassium and Health Benefits

More reasons to get plenty of potassium [...]

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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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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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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 Good for Your Brain Too

Posted on August 9, 2011 - Filed Under Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle, Mental Health | Leave a Comment

Normally not a fan of most stuff that comes out the often-gimmicky and sensational-headline-happy Men’s Health, but this was worth sharing:

Exercise: It’s good for your brain too.
Source: Men’s Health

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