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Look for the Exercise Sweet Spot

June 8, 2012 by Mary Ireland

For someone who wants to start an exercise program or those new to exercising, the process may seem a little daunting. I have been an avid exerciser since my early twenties and have learned over the years that you cannot always count on the latest research data to apply to you. The key word in […]

Moving toward Health

May 18, 2012 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research on benefiting from exercise.

Alarmed over All the Sugar Toxicity Chat?

April 17, 2012 by Joyce Bunderson

Much of the recent ‘sugar toxicity chat’ started with an April 1, 2012, 60 Minutes report. Did you miss the 60 Minutes, CBS report, “Is Sugar Toxic?” with Dr. Sanjay Gupta? It’s not too late; you can see the video or read about it.

Make Your Calories Count: Choose 100% Whole Grains

April 6, 2012 by Mary Ireland

In his blog, Is A Calorie A Calorie?, Mark Bittman writes about his interview with Marion Nestle, author of a new book Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics (California Studies in Food and Culture). The blog post makes interesting reading and of course the answer to the calorie question is not a simple yes […]

Striking Back

February 10, 2012 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses new research that provides insight into how exercise benefits the body.

Farewell Bacon, My Dear Bacon

February 7, 2012 by Joyce Bunderson

Bacon and ham were almost daily offerings at my grandmother’s breakfast table, where I lived the majority of my childhood years. The smoky salty taste of bacon can still send me into a mini-ecstasy. I no longer cook bacon or ham, but I do have a piece or even two every once in a while […]

Goodbye to 2011

December 30, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland gives suggestions for creating a healthier lifestyle in 2012.

Breast Cancer and Environment

December 16, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses findings from the “Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach” study released last week and gives dietary suggestions for reducing cancer risk.

Working in Exercise

December 9, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the importance of mindfully incorporating more exercise into our daily lives.

Don’t Sit Still for This

November 18, 2011 by Mary Ireland

Mary Ireland discusses the finds from a new study regarding sedentary behaviors, the risk of cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk.