Posts Tagged ‘healthy eating’

Be Kind to Your Kidneys

Posted on: March 30, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Your kidneys play an important role in your body to contribute to your overall health. They filter your blood, removing wastes and extra water to make urine. They also help control blood pressure and make hormones that your body needs to stay healthy. According to the National Kidney Disease Education Program, diabetes and high blood… Read More »

Reducing Health Risks

Posted on: March 30, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

If your employer offers a wellness program, don’t take it for granted! Your screening numbers can lead to vital insights into your overall health. Samantha Guidry, Registered Nurse & Health Coach Manager for Our Lady Health System, believes that annual health screenings are valuable to every employee. She says, “Screenings can provide a summary of… Read More »

The Struggle Is Real

Posted on: June 9, 2016 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Healthy Lives member Tammy A. with the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has been on her weight loss journey for most of her life. She is a busy professional who commutes 10 hours per week, and like many, struggles to fit in time to exercise and to eat healthy. Prior to her employment at the… Read More »

Five Tips to Help You Control Your Portions

Posted on: March 3, 2016 by Healthy Lives No Comments

It’s no wonder obesity rates continue to rise as portion sizes have nearly doubled over the past two decades. These larger portion sizes are changing what people think as a “normal” portion, which is called portion distortion. Here are five tips to help you control your portions from the Department of Health and Human Services… Read More »