Body and Soul Healthy Lifestyle Program | Your Town

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For all of you who registered for the Body and Soul Healthy Lifestyle Program being presented by Zion Baptist Church, in partnership with Meritus Health, remember the first session starts online on Saturday, from 9 to 10 a.m.

Lisa McCoy, registered dietitian, is a tenured Family and Consumer Sciences educator with the University of Maryland Extension. Her background in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management has spanned for more than 35 years and she is passionate about empowering people to make behavior changes that will improve their quality of life. Friday’s session will focus on 10 tips for healthy eating to

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Diet and fitness experts debunk 10 glaring weight loss myths that could be sabotaging your goals

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a man standing in front of a computer: There are many weight loss myths circulating around social media that may be harmful to your health and weight loss goals. JGI/Tom Grill/ Getty Images


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There are many weight loss myths circulating around social media that may be harmful to your health and weight loss goals. JGI/Tom Grill/ Getty Images


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  • Many weight-loss myths stem from social media and the ever-changing realm of nutrition science.
  • One of the most persistent weight-loss myths is that you just have to exercise more to lose weight.
  •  If a weight-loss method sounds too easy or too good to be true, it probably is.
  • Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.

From extreme juice cleanses to supposed miracle supplements,

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This Community Farm Is Serving Up Healthy, Affordable Food In A South Dallas Food Desert

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South Dallas is a food desert, with limited access to healthy, affordable options. Food insecurity has only increased amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dallas’ Paul Quinn College is trying to help with its “We Over Me Farm.”

Ten years ago, the college tried unsuccessfully to find a grocery store to open a location in South Dallas.

“We even offered land for like $0 rent, you know, for people to come build whatever they wanted to build and on campus and that wasn’t happening,” said Chris Dowdy, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the historically Black college.

He said once those efforts

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DOH: Adopt healthy lifestyle this 2021

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ILOILO CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) – The Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development (DOH WV CHD) encouraged the public to adopt or maintain a healthy lifestyle beginning this year.

Dr. Bea Camille Natalaray, Head of the DOH WV CHD-Non-Communicable Diseases Cluster, said that the year 2020 has taught people the importance of health, the immune system, as well as their habits and hygiene.

“This 2021, this is the chance to evaluate our lifestyle – if it is healthy or not,” she said.

Natalaray said that the department has implemented a nationwide healthy lifestyle movement dubbed “Pilipinas Go4Health”,

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Nutritionist reveals four ‘healthy’ foods we overeat every day

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A top Australian nutritionist has issued a warning about four ‘healthy’ foods that are commonly overeaten, leading to weight gain, blood sugar spikes and a host of other complaints.

Susie Burrell says many unknowingly overindulge in dried fruit, smoothies and popped chips, believing them to be lower in calories, sugar and fat than they really are.

The Sydney dietitian, who is the founder of the Shape Me meal plan, analysed the nutritional value of these snacks along with brown rice and so-called ‘healthy’ dips in a blog post for 9Honey’s Coach fitness page.

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10 tips for healthy eating

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Christmas is the time of year when most of us let go of healthy eating habits and instead indulge in the rich foods and drinks on offer.

January is Health Month in The Irish Times. Throughout the month, in print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our physical and mental health in 2021. See
irishtimes.com/health

And while the traditional Christmas dinner of roast turkey with cranberry sauce, vegetables and potatoes isn’t in itself unhealthy, the wines and spirits, Christmas cake, puddings and chocolates that are often binged on for days over the

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24-hour activity guidelines to promote healthy lifestyle habits, Singapore News & Top Stories

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Guidelines to promote healthy lifestyle habits were launched yesterday after it was found that young people spent too much time on screen viewing, got inadequate sleep and did not exercise enough.

The guidelines give parents and children step-by-step suggestions on how to strike a balance between using devices like phones and laptops, and undertaking more physical activity.

They stem from international guidelines and a KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) survey, which polled 100 parents of children aged five to 14, in November.

The poll found that 43 per cent did not do any vigorous physical activity, while 32 per

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How to Cut Back on Sugar in 7 Days, According to a Dietitian

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What if we told you just one change a day could help you cut back on or eliminate sugar in your diet? Well, it’s not too good to be true, and this seven-day sugar challenge from the new Hearst Home book Sugar Shock by Carol Prager and Samantha Cassetty, M.S., R.D., will teach you how.

Day 1: Nix the sugary snacks.


Get rid of easy-to-grab sweets in your pantry or drawer—cookies, energy bars, muffins, candy—and you’re already slashing a bunch of unnecessary calories. A good rule of thumb is to stick to 25 grams (or 6 teaspoons of sugar) per

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Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 response

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When a pandemic hits, questions that immediately arise include what impact there will be on public health, the economy and other aspects of society. Another set of questions involves response priorities for governments and households.

Fruit and vegetables at a market in Kenya. The WHO is pushing for consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, fish and unsaturated fats. Shutterstock

Food is central to both sets of questions. On the one hand, access to sufficient, nutritious food is threatened. On the other, focusing on food offers promising pandemic response options.

Reports from various countries highlight concerns about the

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Ask the Doctors: Both probiotics and prebiotics key to healthy gut | Health, Medicine and Fitness

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Dear Doctor: My big New Year’s resolution was to get my gut into better shape. I’m not talking about a flat stomach — after having three kids, that ship has sailed — but about the gut microbiome. Do I need to take probiotics?

Dear Reader: Considering the abundance of foods and drinks with which many of us celebrate the weeks between Thanksgiving and Jan. 1, the new year is a logical and appropriate time for a gut reset. And, yes, we’re talking about the gut microbiome here, which is the collection of trillions of microorganisms that call our digestive tracts

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