Lifestyle matters! This year’s National Nutrition Month® (NNM) is “BITE INTO A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE ” with the spotlight on YOU! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging you to review your own lifestyle. Consider what might work best for YOU to promote your overall health and well-being. (Note that all images in this blog post are the property of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and only displayed in honor of the Academy’s celebration of National Nutrition Month® and National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day).
Beyond Watchful Waiting Part 1 of 4 (Food, Nutrition & Prostate Cancer)
Since there is ongoing research indicating that some food & nutrition approaches show promise in dealing with prostate cancer prevention, incidence & progression, treatment, and survivorship, this blog post series is dedicated to those seeking that type of information. Sometimes the silver lining in the clouds winds up actually revealing the benefit of a rainbow…read on for more details… (Rainbow image courtesy of Photonut via rgbstock.com)
Tips To Honor 40th National Nutrition Month
It’s March once again and National Nutrition Month (NNM) is here! National Nutrition Month helps remind us of the unmistakable link between food, nutrition and health. You can find out more by visiting this year’s NNM site. In honor of the 40th anniversary of National Nutrition Month, we’d like to share 10 categories of tips with you. Won’t you join us in making this the best celebration ever of NNM?!
New Year’s Resolutions–Is There an App Out There For You?
It’s that time of year again–when people start out with a new set of New Year’s resolutions and then try to actually find a way to implement them. Without a plan and some good tools, that won’t be an easy task. In fact, they may unintentionally be setting themselves up for potential failure. You can check out a visual way to see what some of these resolutions might typically look like (A Guide to New Year’s Resolutions), by user Lee under Lifestyle at the Infographics & Data Visualization firm’s site known as visual.ly We can’t store any image from that site
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Fueling Olympic Dreams
The approach to fueling US Olympic athletes has changed over the years, the past 7 or so years to be specific. The US Olympic Committee (USOC) has sanctioned a “marrying” of the culinary arts with nutrition science to create a performance-based menu to help each athlete do their personal best in their sport. Qualified Sports Dietitians(/Sports Nutritionists) work with food service staff to make sure that the needs of a wide range of athletes can be met. (Symbol of the five Olympic Rings which is in the Public Domain in the United States shown for identification purposes only courtesy of Wikipedia Commons). To
More Apps To Help YOU Implement YOUR New Year’s Resolutions
Lots of apps keep springing up or newer versions of existing ones might come to your attention over this New Year. Some might prove to be useful to you in your quest to implement any of YOUR New Year’s Resolutions. That’s why we are listing some more of them for you today.
2012 “Action Steps for Wellness” Calendar
Wellness Focus Calendar/Activity Planners 2012 Versions (also last thoughts on 2011 versions) Just in case you might be interested, there is a nice 2012 American Institute for Preventive Wellness “Action Steps for Wellness” focus Calendar available as a .pdf that you can download as of today’s blog posting date. If you happen to be involved in any health and wellness planning activities for 2012, then here you’ll find a Wellness Activity Planner for 2012. BTW, the 2011 “Action Steps for Wellness” Calendar as of this posting date was also still available and many of those action steps are good ones