With the holidays around the corner the last thing on our minds is exercising and eating healthy. Make it a goal this year to reduce the "holiday season indulge" as we tend to overeat and not exercise enough to counteract the calories. So eat gently and exercise strongly!! May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be plump, May your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump, May your yams be … [Read more...] about The Holiday Season Bulge and A Poem for Thanksgiving
Walking and weight loss go hand in hand. Walking is an activity every one can take part in regardless of their age, gender, hobbies, strengths and weaknesses. Taking a walk is a great way to help jump start a healthy lifestyle. See below for 100 more reasons walking is beneficial. 100 Benefits of Walking Reduces blood pressure Lowers cholesterol Increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL or … [Read more...] about 100 Benefits of Walking
http://blog.tedmed.com/?p=5456 By Risa Lavizzo-Mourey and Nancy Brown “Severe Childhood Obesity Shows a Decline in New York City.” You might have seen the headlines earlier this month. It wasn’t long ago that we never saw stories like that. For decades, it was nothing but bad news – one story after another about a rapidly growing epidemic. Just two years ago, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and … [Read more...] about New York City and Philadelphia: A Tale of Two Obesity Declines
by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of school nutrition standards, the next generation's leaders are sitting in a school cafeteria deciding whether or not broccoli salad is "gross." In both cases, the stakes are high. A 2012 study by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson … [Read more...] about Kid Can Make Healthy Food Choices: Education Is Key
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SANTA CRUZ -- Angela Madsen has shown no fear in the days approaching her impending solo row across the Pacific. When it comes to the dangers of the 2,300-mile trip scheduled to begin Saturday from the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor and end about 80 days later in Hawaii, she recounts them like she's reading off her grocery list. "Big storms, so the boat gets passed around -- it's designed to be … [Read more...] about Angela Madsen, Paraplegic Veteran, To Embark On Solo Row From Santa Cruz To Hawaii