Posts Categorized: Diabetes

Red, White & Blueberries

blueberries

The month of July is typically known for American flags, fireworks and family vacations, but don’t forget about the blueberries! July is National Blueberry Month, a great time to stock up at your local farmer’s market or grocery store. During the summer months, blueberries are commonly in season, so they’re less expensive. They can be… Read more »

Five Healthy Habits of a Registered Dietitian

Sarah Keegan MS, RD, LMNT, CDE

Summer is one of my favorite seasons. Fresh produce at the farmers’ markets, lots of outdoor activities and warm sunshine! The summer months are also a great time to re-examine your diet and exercise habits. If you need a place to start, here are five healthy habits I strive for every day: 30-60 minutes of… Read more »

Five Favorite Moves of an Exercise Specialist

Kristina Volkmer, MPH, ACSM, HFS

In my line of work, I frequently get asked, “What exercise moves do you like to do?” While I have a long list of favorites, these five immediately come to mind, and are great for the summer months: Lunges. You get a total leg workout with just this one exercise. Lunges work your quadriceps, glutes… Read more »

Spring into Healthy Habits

Meghan McLarney, RD, LMNT, CDE

Spring is a time for new life, for cleaning and refreshing. Apply that “spring cleaning energy” to yourself this year, with these tips to spring into healthy habits. Get Outside and Try Something New – Pick a new activity to get your body and mind stimulated. Community gardening, outdoor sports like volleyball and softball, attending… Read more »

The Race for Weight Loss

When it comes to losing weight, it can sometimes feel like a giant hurdle or even an endurance relay.  Some of the most difficult challenges are defining and setting realistic goals, and keeping the motivation strong. Weight loss should be viewed as a long-term goal and life transformation.  It is much longer than a quick… Read more »