The Healthy Weigh

Fiber and its Benefits for Lowering Cholesterol

Fiber is our friend in several different ways. Consuming fiber helps to keep the colon moving so it is clearing waste out of the body. This keeps your bowels regular but also helps prevent hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that can become infected) and colon cancer. Fiber also can help to lower cholesterol. Here’s a review of some sources of fiber and what they can do to lower cholesterol to healthier levels in the body.

 What is fiber

Water, Water Everywhere, and Plenty To Work Out In - What Are the Benefits of Water Fitness?

By Jessica Bolz, Aquatics Specialist 

Water

Water is something we cannot survive without. It benefits the body with hydration and aids in hygiene but another amazing support of H2O is the three dimensional support it gives to our joints and muscles while participating in water fitness.

Is Chocolate Actually Healthy?

Written by Matthew Kerr, DUH Dietetic Intern

 

Is chocolate actually good for you? The answer is... YES!!

BUT before you drive off to the nearest grocery store to pick up chocolate brownies, peanut butter chocolate ice cream, chocolate sprinkles, and some chocolate syrup, keep reading…

Pesticides and Food: A Threat to Human Health?

Written By Matthew Kerr, DUH Dietetic Intern

 

Pesticides-and-food-a threat-to-human-health

What are Pesticides?

Pesticides by law have an exact definition provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

Building Resilience to Stress

Kathy Murray - LCSW - Psychotherapist and Integrative Health Coach

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Fiber is our friend in several different ways. Consuming fiber helps to keep the colon moving so it is clearing waste out of the body. This keeps your bowels regular but also helps prevent hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that can become infected)...
By Jessica Bolz, Aquatics Specialist WaterWater is something we cannot survive without. It benefits the body with hydration and aids in hygiene but another amazing support of H2O is the three dimensional support it gives to our joints and muscles...
Written by Matthew Kerr, DUH Dietetic Intern Is chocolate actually good for you? The answer is... YES!!BUT before you drive off to the nearest grocery store to pick up chocolate brownies, peanut butter chocolate ice cream, chocolate sprinkles, and...
Written By Matthew Kerr, DUH Dietetic Intern What are Pesticides?Pesticides by law have an exact definition provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):“Any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying,...
Kathy Murray - LCSW - Psychotherapist and Integrative Health CoachThere are several different types of stress.  Acute stress is our body’s response to a situation which triggers a fight or flight response.  It is meant to activate us when...

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Fiber and its Benefits for Lowering Cholesterol

Fiber is our friend in several different ways. Consuming fiber helps to keep the colon moving so it is clearing waste out of the body. This keeps your bowels regular but also helps prevent hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that can become infected) and colon cancer. Fiber also can help to lower cholesterol. Here’s a review of some sources of fiber and what they can do to lower cholesterol to healthier levels in the body.

 What is fiber

Water, Water Everywhere, and Plenty To Work Out In - What Are the Benefits of Water Fitness?

By Jessica Bolz, Aquatics Specialist 

Water

Water is something we cannot survive without. It benefits the body with hydration and aids in hygiene but another amazing support of H2O is the three dimensional support it gives to our joints and muscles while participating in water fitness.

Is Chocolate Actually Healthy?

Written by Matthew Kerr, DUH Dietetic Intern

 

Is chocolate actually good for you? The answer is... YES!!

BUT before you drive off to the nearest grocery store to pick up chocolate brownies, peanut butter chocolate ice cream, chocolate sprinkles, and some chocolate syrup, keep reading…

Pesticides and Food: A Threat to Human Health?

Written By Matthew Kerr, DUH Dietetic Intern

 

Pesticides-and-food-a threat-to-human-health

What are Pesticides?

Pesticides by law have an exact definition provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):

Building Resilience to Stress

Kathy Murray - LCSW - Psychotherapist and Integrative Health Coach

Pages

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