Nutrition May|June 2018
Studies have shown that people who eat a diet high in whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, legumes, fish and unsaturated fats like olive oil are up to 35% less likely to develop depression than people who eat less of these foods.
Fitness May|June 2018
People in the U.S. who make regular physical activity a part of their routines are less likely to have depression, panic disorders, and phobias.
Family Support May|June 2018
Your physical and emotional health depends on how rested you are. Sleep plays a role in our moods, ability to learn and make memories, the health of our organs, how well our system works, and other bodily functions like appetite, metabolism, and hormone release.
Nutrition Mar|Apr 2018
Achieving a healthy eating pattern means shifting typical food choices to more nutrient-dense options - that is, foods with important nutrients that aren't packed with extra calories or sodium.
Fitness Mar|Apr 2018
As you suit up for outdoor activities this spring, don't forget to protect your face and head.  Many oral and facial injuries can be easily prevented with the use of sports safety equipment like helmets and mouth guards. In case of an injury, know the first-aid 101 for injuries.
Fitness Jan|Feb 2018
Energy balance is the amount of calories you take in relative to the amount of calories you burn.  If you need to lose weight for your health, eating fewer calories and being more active is the best approach. 
Nutrition Jan|Feb 2018
Measuring waist circumference helps screen for possible health risks that come with overweight and obesity.  If most of your fat is around your waist rather than at your hips, you are at a higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Family Support Jan|Feb 2018
Do you know the energy balance for you or your family? Good health involves balancing the ENERGY IN from the food we consume with the ENERGY OUT from the physical activity we MUST do and the calories burned. Learn how many calories you need to stay healthy and the physical activity needed every day.