Body and Soul Healthy Lifestyle Program | Your Town

Posted on Category:Healthy Lifestyle

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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What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Farmed Salmon

Posted on Category:Healthy Eating

Fish is, by all accounts, a miracle food. A great source of lean protein and other vital nutrients, it’s often highlighted as the “health-conscious” alternative on restaurant menus. A flaky pink salmon, especially, is the go-to “lighter fare.” But before you order that filet, consider—where did the fish come from? And, maybe more importantly, does it matter? In short: yes and no. Salmon can either be farmed or wild-caught, and there is a debate between experts in the nutrition community about which method is superior—and what happens to your body when you eat farmed salmon.

“Both farmed and wild

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