World Heart Day Sept. 14, 2015 - Officials at the Indiana University School of Public Health hope that people get up and take a walk on World Heart Day, Sept. 29.
They would prefer walking was a daily habit, of co ... A Healthy Village Sept. 14, 2015 - Editor's note: Lisa Petscher is IU Health Bloomington's Manager of Coordinated School Health. ACHIEVE is a local organization that strives to make the healthy choice the ea ... Celery Stalks Up Sept. 14, 2015 - It’s unlikely celery has made many top ten lists for tastiest foods. But no matter.
It should be known that the crunchy, low-calorie vegetable that often is the sidekick to ... Market Fresh Aug. 10, 2015 - Some local residents attending farmers’ markets on weekends during the summer may stumble across unusual produce items.
Instead of being timid about such items, some vendors ... NICHE for Older Adults Aug. 10, 2015 - IU Health Bloomington Hospital is celebrating its fourth anniversary as an official Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) hospital, the only hospital in the IU Heal ... Energize Paves Way for 60 Minutes a Day July 15, 2015 - Editor’s Note: John Quentin West is a graduate student with AmeriCorps Improving Health Throughout Indiana.
During the school year, school-aged children sit through ... S.O.S.-Save Our Skin! July 14, 2015 - Warm days are welcome after a long winter, but spending time in the sun has risks. The Food and Drug Administration recommends using sunscreen to prevent skin damage when spending ... Stay Flush with Fluids July 14, 2015 - The summer heat brings a danger to those working out—or just working hard—outside.
According to a variety of sources including WebMD.com and Fam ... Put a Cherry On Top June 8, 2015 - It’s important to cherish the cherry during its short time of three months (May to July). Cherries are great for so many things, not just for pies. According to Mercola.com, ... Can’t Be Beat May 11, 2015 - Nothing beats the sweet taste of freshly-picked beets in May. The benefits that come with eating beets only make them sweeter. According to FullCircle.com, beets:
-Are high in vita ... Berry Good Apr. 13, 2015 - Strawberries are not only known for being “berry” sweet, but they’re also an immune-boosting, cancer-fighting super fruit.
According to Best Health Magazine, stra ... Healthful eating chat with IU Health dietitian Stacey Matavuli Mar. 10, 2015 - MODERATOR: Good morning and welcome to today's health chat with Stacey Matavuli. Stacey is an Indiana University Health Bloomington dietitian and with March being ... Planning for St. Patrick's Feb. 9, 2015 - Cabbage is a food often associated with next month—March—and more specifically, St. Patrick’s Day. We thought we’d give you a jump on your planning by selec ... Health Benefits of a Citrus Blast Jan. 12, 2015 - Citrus fruits come in many colors and sizes. Oranges, limes, lemons, grapefruits, tangerines—all are well-known for their vitamin C content.
According to information gathere ... All Hail Kale Dec. 8, 2014 - Packed full of nutrients, this super green makes a tasty addition to soups and salads, or simply sautéed for a stand-alone side dish. Kale is easy to find at the FarmersR ... Recipe Remakes Nov. 14, 2014 - Holidays are a time we celebrate, come together with our families and friends and enjoy some great food. There are several ways to enjoy the holiday season and still stick to your ... Latest on Salt Nov. 10, 2014 - High levels of daily salt intake, usually over 12,000 milligrams, could shorten a person’s life span and raise risk for heart disease, kidney disease, and high blood pressure ... Fresh Pick Nov. 10, 2014 - An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, as long as it’s not an apple pie a day.
Apples are so commonplace, they’re often pushed aside for more glamorous fruits, suc ... Fresh Picks Oct. 13, 2014 - Parsnips are one of the few vegetables that you don’t want to harvest before a frost. Cold weather helps convert some of the starch to sugar, which makes them sweeter. They l ... Go Meatless on Mondays Oct. 13, 2014 - A global effort now popular in 35 countries brimming with countless health and environmental benefits is about to take hold locally: introducing Meatless Monday!
Touted by organiza ... Fresh Pick Sept. 8, 2014 - Green beans are among vegetables in season from June to September. Although they’re called green beans, they also grow purple and white.
According to Bon Appetit magazine, gr ... Nutrition chat with dietitian Stacey Matavuli Aug. 19, 2014 - MODERATOR: Good morning and welcome to today's nutrition chat with Indiana University Health Bloomington dietitian Stacey Matavuli.
Thanks f ... Fresh Picks Aug. 11, 2014 - August is prime season for eating fresh cantaloupe, and Indiana is a prime place for growing the fruit, also called muskmelons.
According to the website nutrition-and-you.com, it ... Food of Summer July 14, 2014 - Two highlights of summers in Indiana are freshly grown tomatoes and sweet corn.
Today’s topic is the latter.
Prime season for sweet corn in Indiana is July 5 to Aug. 31, acco ... Fire Up Your Grill June 9, 2014 - It’s a classic summer scene: a family gathered for an outdoor meal, waiting for grilled food to come out from the smoke with a sizzle, crispy texture, and if done without cau ... Super Berry June 9, 2014 - Blueberries are on anyone’s list of superfoods.
WebMD.com lists the tasty fruit as one of those foods powerful enough to help lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of ...