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Looking to lose weight? Think less about diets, more about lasting lifestyle changes.

Looking to lose weight? Think less about diets, more about lasting lifestyle changes.

Anthem Foundation and Oasis offer a great way to get started: Healthy Habits for Adults.

Most people associate weight loss with dieting, but for lasting results, developing healthy habits that you can actually stick with is the proven approach. 

Thursday, January 11, 2018/Guest Author| Profile/Number of views (12315)/Comments (0)/

Fruit loop throwdown

Getting juiced up to eat healthier with a little friendly competition

When did the recommended daily servings of fruit and vegetables ratchet up to 7-9?  A little team rivalry through BJC HealthCare's latest "Help for your health" could be just the motivation to change my ways.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014/Janice Branham| Profile/Number of views (28143)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health

Quit the sit

Moving is important!

Have you heard the new phrase “quit the sit” or “sitting is the new smoking”? Well, this is big news. The chair is linked to rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases.Here's why you need to keep moving!
Friday, April 04, 2014/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (29241)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health

Different ways to “eat the rainbow”

Part 2

Our May blog asked the question, "Are you eating your daily rainbow?" The daily rainbow is five different colors of fruits and vegetables per day. Once you know about the daily rainbow of healthy eating, of course you will need options for eating it!  Here's more on delicious ways to get your daily serving of fruits and veggies.
Friday, June 07, 2013/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (10822)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health

Are you eating your daily rainbow?

Part 1

It can be challenging to eat healthy. Food groups keep changing, fast food is quick and convenient, advertising is confusing and our daily lives are moving faster.  But if there’s one thing we need to do every day, it’s eating five or more fruits and vegetables – and in a rainbow of colors.  Are you eating the recommended five colors a day?
Tuesday, May 21, 2013/Shelby Schroeder| Profile/Number of views (10878)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Health
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