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Get Out and Move More

Posted on: April 5, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Get moving in April! There is no time like the present to increase your physical activity. Every April all Americans are encouraged to commit to being more active on a regular basis. Whether its yoga, cycling, aerobics, jogging or a brisk walk, you can choose how you want to participate and customize the experience for your… Read More »


Step Up to Better Health

Posted on: April 2, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Grab your walking shoes and get moving to improve your health. According to the American Heart Association, moderate physical activity, such as walking for at least 30 minutes a day, has several health benefits. Here are five reasons to get your walk on. Reduces your risk for coronary heart disease and helps strengthen your heart,… Read More »


Have a Healthy Happy Hour

Posted on: April 2, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

The social aspect of happy hour can be relaxing after a long day or at the end of a hectic week. But the calories in those spiritous cocktails can add up, leaving you with a feeling of defeat. Get a handle on happy hour and your waistline by choosing healthier habits. Choose your drink wisely!… Read More »


Spring Clean Your Health

Posted on: March 28, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Give yourself a fresh start! While you’re decluttering closets and sprucing up your home, don’t forget to spring clean your health. Now is the perfect time to rethink your habits and consider making changes to improve your overall health. Try these fresh ideas: Meditate to increase calmness and physical relaxation. Get outside and soak up the “sunshine” vitamin! Refresh… Read More »


Workout Nutrition

Posted on: March 6, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

It’s common knowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. According to a Harvard Medical School study, the blood sugar we need to energize our muscles and brains is normally low when we wake up. Breakfast gives us a boost! Eating breakfast regularly has been linked to a lower risk of obesity, diabetes,… Read More »


Strategies to Lower Calories

Posted on: February 28, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Clearly, to lose weight and to keep it off – we need ideas to lower calories. Sometimes we can save lots of calories with a few “easy wins.” See the chart below for some strategies to help you cut calories. Each of these changes is pretty powerful, but imagine if you made more than one… Read More »


Build a Happy, Healthy Plate

Posted on: February 22, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

With fast-paced lifestyles, it’s easy to get a quick fill-up on high-calorie foods, sweet drinks and sugary desserts. A diet like that can lead to obesity, increasing your risk of chronic disease, some types of cancers and other health conditions. Changing your eating habits can be easy. It’s just a matter of knowing what to eat… Read More »


A Journey to Weight Loss and Better Health

Posted on: February 7, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Fit and fabulous! JoAnn Lacombe, a Registered Nurse at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, is living the life – the healthier life! After several failed attempts to lose weight, JoAnn is now sharing her life-changing journey to a healthier weight. In December 2016, JoAnn and her husband made the commitment to realign… Read More »


Family Fitness

Posted on: January 30, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

It’s never too early to teach your children the importance of daily exercise and active play for their physical well-being. Did you know that regular exercise also improves your child’s mental health? Here are three reasons to join your child in active play every day. Exercise enhances the brain’s metabolism and function which improves memory… Read More »


Save Your Heart

Posted on: January 30, 2018 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common type of heart disease in the United States is coronary artery disease, which affects the blood flow to the heart. Decreased blood flow can cause a heart attack. The good… Read More »