Category Archives: 52 Weeks of Health

Week 18 – Buy Local Produce and Meat

I love this time of year. My garden is producing (a little – I’m really not very good at gardening) and the local farm stands and farmers’ markets are overflowing with produce. This is the time of year for shunning

Week 18 – Buy Local Produce and Meat

I love this time of year. My garden is producing (a little – I’m really not very good at gardening) and the local farm stands and farmers’ markets are overflowing with produce. This is the time of year for shunning

Week 17 – Spot the Trans Fats and Avoid Them

Let’s get one thing straight – there are good trans fats and bad trans fats. The good trans fats are, not surprisingly, created by God and are found naturally in some whole foods.  The good type of trans fats include

Week 17 – Spot the Trans Fats and Avoid Them

Let’s get one thing straight – there are good trans fats and bad trans fats. The good trans fats are, not surprisingly, created by God and are found naturally in some whole foods.  The good type of trans fats include

Week 16 – Get Out and Make Some Vitamin D

Have you ever stopped to think about how happy and peaceful you feel when you sit outside in the sun and soak up its energy?  Perhaps, after being cooped up inside for several hours, you step outside and when the

Week 16 – Get Out and Make Some Vitamin D

Have you ever stopped to think about how happy and peaceful you feel when you sit outside in the sun and soak up its energy?  Perhaps, after being cooped up inside for several hours, you step outside and when the

Week 15 – Time to Take a Stand!

If your job finds you with your backside firmly planted in a chair, it’s time to take a stand! Literally! I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately on the health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle (in other words

Week 15 – Time to Take a Stand!

If your job finds you with your backside firmly planted in a chair, it’s time to take a stand! Literally! I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately on the health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle (in other words

Weights and fitness balls

Week 14 – Work In Quick Workouts

I know that for some people an hour-long walk, run, or workout at the gym fits into their schedule and lifestyle in such a way that they can maintain that schedule for years. The daily workout is over and done,

Weights and fitness balls

Week 14 – Work In Quick Workouts

I know that for some people an hour-long walk, run, or workout at the gym fits into their schedule and lifestyle in such a way that they can maintain that schedule for years. The daily workout is over and done,

Going kayaking on a Sunday afternoon

Week Thirteen – Let’s Review!

In celebration of getting the baby steps for the first quarter of the year of 52 Week of Health done, I thought we should take a moment and review these  first very important steps.  How are you doing? If you

Going kayaking on a Sunday afternoon

Week Thirteen – Let’s Review!

In celebration of getting the baby steps for the first quarter of the year of 52 Week of Health done, I thought we should take a moment and review these  first very important steps.  How are you doing? If you

Week 12 – Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

As I have become more and more concerned with the nutritional content of what I prepare for us to eat I have learned to cook almost everything from scratch. There are very few aisles in the grocery store I venture

Week 12 – Shop the perimeter of the grocery store

As I have become more and more concerned with the nutritional content of what I prepare for us to eat I have learned to cook almost everything from scratch. There are very few aisles in the grocery store I venture