Blog Posts in March, 2024

  • You Are What You Eat: Healthy Food Choices Build Healthy Bodies

    March is National Nutrition Month! In recognition, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) provides tools and guidelines to help you make healthy food choices. These guidelines focus on two primary recommendations for staying healthy—read labels and use the MyPlate guide to plan meals. Read labels. Start your health journey by reading nutrition labels on packaged foods and drinks. These ...

  • Love Your Heart and It Will Love You Back

    By: Katie Richard, MA, BSN, RN, Director of Sports & Wellness Keeping our hearts healthy starts with us. Showing our hearts some love with healthy lifestyles typically keeps our bodies operating at optimal levels. However, the health outlook for this organ seems to be spiraling downward. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cites cardiovascular diseasae as the leading cause of ...

  • Exercise Is Good for Everyone

    By: Chrisy Myhand, RN, BSN, Director of Fitness Center Lose weight. Exercise more. Sound familiar? That's probably because those are the most popular New Year's resolutions. Despite good intentions, the same two are also the most commonly broken. Without increased physical activity the average person typically has difficulty losing weight. When you exercise, you burn calories. The more ...

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