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Week 3: What does “healthy” mean?

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” WHO, 1948. In 1986, the WHO further clarified that health is: “A resource for everyday life, not the objective of … Continue reading

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What does the word healthy actually mean?

By Paige Smathers, KSL.com The term “healthy” in the nutrition world has, in many cases, come to be a euphemism for morality with food. You’re “good” if you eat vegetables and you’re “bad” if you eat cake. The word healthy … Continue reading

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Burn 50

It is summertime and without even putting much thought into it we typically are more active. Daylight is longer, kids have extra energy to burn and if the sun isn’t smoldering hot it can be pretty inviting. Burning 50 calories … Continue reading

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What does “healthy” mean?

This is the first post in a brief series exploring “what does healthy mean”. It is a complex issue and is often simplified by our physical appearance. Body, Mind, And Soul: What It Truly Means To Be Healthy Ask anyone … Continue reading

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Does Sunscreen Ever Expire?

The sun is shining and the waves are calling. You reach in the back of the cabinet for your old faithful sunscreen bottle. Seeing the torn and faded label, you wonder how long you’ve had it. A few summers? Maybe … Continue reading

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Good Carb, Bad Carb

  When you’re focused on losing or maintaining weight, you get plenty of advice about carbs. What’s the truth — should you avoid carbs at all costs, or just certain ones? Cleveland Clinic dietitians reveal the facts behind common carbohydrate myths.

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3 Walking Plans to go Faster, Farther and Longer

In a contest to name the most convenient, affordable, and effective form of activity, walking wins, hands down. Walking serves many purposes, including improving physical, emotional, and mental health, wellness, and fitness. Whether you’re motivated to start moving or your … Continue reading

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