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Lifestyle Choices for Wellness

Timely discussion on topics of health and wellness to encourage action and improvement in personal wellness.

Gold Medal Wellness

This post comes from a Dietetic Intern I have had the pleasure of working with the past couple of weeks. Lynetta Wood, a graduate student enrolled in Illinois State University's Dietetic Internship program has put a timely/seasonal spin on an age old topic to bring the value of healthy lifestyles forward. Although the Winter Olympics are over, Lynetta's entry will get you started on achievi...

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Take this to Heart

We are officially over halfway through American Heart Month. Have you done anything to help take care of your heart this month? It is up to US to take control of the things that we can in our lifestyle to keep our ticker as healthy and strong as it can be! Some highlighted points from the Center for Disease Control reiterates the burden that is heart disease in America. Abou...

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Welcome Heart Month!

February is a month dedicated to hearts. Being the month of lovers with heart- shaped treats and trinkets in lieu of Valentines day may be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, this winter month's more infamous claim to fame is possibly more impactful. That right, February is American Heart Month: a salute to that ticker that keeps us going! Raising awareness and incorporating good health pract...

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