Wednesday, July 29, 2015: 2:48 am
Nutrition & food news:
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. It’s dehydration. 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 ...
One Bell of a Time
May 12, 2014 - Bell peppers can add color and unique flavors to many recipes. They also can be served raw, which makes them perfect for salads or as a complement to dips. As you can see at your l ...
Upcoming fitness/wellness events:
Community Health Conversations
   Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015
Nature on the Water Paddling Trip
   Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015
Community Health Conversations
   Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Community Health Conversations
   Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Community Health Conversations
   Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
11th Annual Run/Walk to the Creek
   Saturday, Oct 24, 2015
Bloomington's Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
   Saturday, Oct 24, 2015
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