Entries Tagged as 'News'

Great American Smoke-Out on November 17th!

November 15th, 2016 · No Comments

There is an well-known adage, quitters never win, an adage that at least in one case appears to be wrong. Approximately 40 million people in the United States have the opportunity to be quitters and winners by doing something great for their health on November 17th—kicking the tobacco habit! Each year, on the 3rd Thursday […]

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Happy Heart Month!

February 2nd, 2016 · No Comments

Happy Heart Month! February is “Heart Month”, a great time to refocus our efforts on keeping our heart as healthy as possible. And this February includes “leap day” (February 29th) which gives us an extra day to work on our healthy heart habits. Consider one or more of the following heart healthy actions this month: Race […]

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Have a Happy and Healthy New Year!

January 6th, 2016 · No Comments

The start of a new year is a great time to work on a healthier you! Take time to identify one health-related lifestyle habit that you feel you need to improve, reflect on your experiences with that habit in the past, and make a plan to consistently improve that habit, one day at a time. Have a happy and healthy new year!

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Recent Study On Low Fat Vs Low Carb Diet: What Does It Tell Us?

September 10th, 2014 · No Comments

A recent study from Tulane University and published in the well-respected Annals of Internal Medicine was highlighted in the news media recently, apparently shedding new light on the “low fat” vs “high fat” diet controversy. But does it really? The study randomly divided a group of 148 people into two dietary groups and followed them […]

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Benefits of Kicking the Habit By Annie Hubka, CNP

March 19th, 2013 · No Comments

This time of year is notorious for resolutions. Whether you vowed to work up a sweat more often or tackle the daunting messy closets, there is one habit everyone should toss out with the trash.  Instead of focusing on what you have to lose, keep your eyes on the prize! We all know kicking the […]

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Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips By Jennifer Lintz, RD, LD

February 8th, 2013 · No Comments

As a supermarket dietitian, I get the warm fuzzies whenever someone tells me they made something from scratch. Whether it’s an entrée like chicken cacciatore, side of steamed green beans, or even a homemade apple pie, it makes me happy to know there are folks who aren’t afraid to put a little extra love into […]

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Be a Star and participate in HealthFlix 2012!

February 13th, 2012 · No Comments

The month of February is designated as national heart month.  It’s a perfect time to think about ways to improve our heart health! Starting on Valentine’s Day, February 14th,  Healthy Living Rochester is sponsoring HealthFlix 2012, a health promotion campaign that invites people in Rochester and the surrounding area to produce and submit 30-60 second […]

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Congratulations Quit and Win 2011 Winners!

December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Congratulations Quit and Win 2011 Winners!

Congratulations to all those who made the commitment to kick the tobacco habit (or help someone kick the habit) in November, in the Quit and Win 2011 campaign, sponsored by Healthy Living Rochester.

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There’s Still Time to Join Quit and Win 2011, and Enjoy a Happy, Tobacco-Free Thanksgiving!

November 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Healthy Living Rochester invites tobacco users and friends of tobacco users to participate in Quit and Win 2011. Entries close on November 28, 2011, so you need to act now!

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Did you know that the Great American Smokeout has Minnesota roots?

November 17th, 2011 · No Comments

The Great American Smokeout is an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society that is held on the third Thursday of every November. The event challenges smokers to give up smoking for the entire day on that Thursday, which may provide the smoker the strength and incentive to kick the habit for good.

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