Think of exercise as heart health insurance: The American Heart Association recommends four types of physical activity—endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance. Less heart-damaging plaque: People… Read More »Heart Part 2: Matters of the Heart: Exercise
Eat More Veggies and Fruit: Eating around 3 cups of vegetables and fruit each day can lower your risk of heart disease 30 percent, compared… Read More »Heart Part 1: Matters of the Heart: Nutrition
Muscles love movement: There are three types of muscle tissue, cardiac, smooth, and skeletal and they all benefit from various kinds of physical activity, and… Read More »Muscle Part 2: Exercises for Different Muscle Types
Which Carb Should I Eat? Understanding Macronutrients You may have heard that overnight oats are a better breakfast choice than a cupcake. But why is… Read More »Which carbs to eat? Simple sugar, complex carbs, and fiber.
Muscles 101: There are three types of muscles that make up the muscular system: cardiac, smooth, and skeletal. Your muscles make up around 40 percent… Read More »Muscle Part 1: Nutrition for a Fit and Strong Body
If you want to take good care of your car to last you at least 239,000 miles (that is the distance be- tween the earth… Read More »Macronutrients and how different organs use them in our body
Have Portion Power: When you order, ask your server to put a third or half of your entrée in a to-go container to keep portions… Read More »Special Occasions 2: Eating Healthy Anywhere
Holidays done healthy: Maintaining health during the holidays might be a better and more achievable goal than trying to lose a large amount of weight… Read More »Special Occasions 1: Staying Healthy During Special Occassions