Category: nutrition

Physical Activity Type in Midlife Affects Mobility Seniors

What your activity level is in your mid-life looks like it definitely effects our mobility as we age! Physical Activity Type in Midlife Affects Mobility Seniors by Ryan Halvorson Studies have shown that seated desk work can have negative health and mobility repercussions as we age. A new study suggests that physically demanding jobs can […]

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Hiking in Acadia National Park

About a week ago we have the opportunity to visit our son Kieran who was interning in Bath, Maine this summer. We were able to climb, I say climb because hiking would not be the word, as there were no switch backs, Cadillac Mt. in Acadia National Park. We had a great day with Kieran […]

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Holistic Nutrition

Holistic Nutrition Nutrition, from a Western perspective, concentrates on calories and chemical composition. How many calories are in that muffin? Is it fat-free? How many grams of protein are there? How many “points” is that? When we use an approach like this, we reduce the complexity of the human being to numbers on an Excel […]

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Train for Mental Health not just Physical Health

 Training for Mental Health! I see the change in my clients all the time. We are not only building “Muscle” we are building ways to enhance your mental and emotional health.Without mental health, physical health cannot be sustained. READ ON!! Physical activity: enhances physiological health, raises tolerance for emotional stress, increases familiarity with physical stress, […]

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Do People That Eat Margarine Really Know How It’s Manufactured?

Do People That Eat Margarine Really Know How It’s Manufactured?               Polyunsaturated margarine became a major part of the Western diet and had overtaken butter in popularity in the mid-20th century. Despite their best efforts, the margarine lobby has failed to convince most people that their synthetic concoctions are […]

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8 foods We Eat In The US That Are Banned in Some Other Conutries-

Food for Thought! 8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “food poisoning.” Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton’s new book, Rich Food, Poor Food. posted on June 19, 2013 at 5:30pm EDT Ashley Perez […]

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Nutrition Matters: Separating Trends From Fads

Terrific panel discussion on nutrition fads and true nutrition substance! It puts educated perspective into the river of misinformation. This 2013 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ Panel Tackled the Biggest Issues for American Food, Nutrition and Diets. While flavor-of-the-month fads fire our imaginations before they flame out, genuine trends reflect changes in our eating patterns that […]

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