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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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 [...]
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 [...]
December 15th, 2011 · Comments Off
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.
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!
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.
November 9th, 2011 · No Comments
As you kick the tobacco habit, you will be the beneficiary of a number of health benefits, including the following: At 20 minutes: Your pulse rate drops Your blood pressure decreases Your hands and feet have better perfusion. At 8 hours: Your exhaled carbon monoxide drops to normal Your oxygen level comes back to normal [...]
September 13th, 2011 · No Comments
It’s important that you get enough sleep every night. Poor sleep habits can cause a number of problems in your life including low energy, bad mood, and increased stress. A regular sleep schedule may be all you need to avoid these problems. Going to bed and waking up at the same time everyday, including weekends, [...]
April 12th, 2011 · No Comments
March is National Nutrition Month. There are many sources of nutrition information on the internet, but not all of them are reliable. One of the best is from the American Dietetic Association. This is the link to their Good Nutrition Reading List recommendations. Just click on the category of nutrition you would like more information [...]
January 13th, 2011 · No Comments
Ready or not, the new year is rapidly approaching, and with the new year comes the time to set new health-related goals and resolutions. What will your health-related goals be for 2011? We suggest that a worthy goal would be to live tobacco-free in 2011. Consider for a moment the reasons. Tobacco is the leading [...]