Tag Archives: Nutrition

LHI- Nik’s Picks- Cherries are Ripe and Ready

This time on Nik’s Picks,  I am highlighting the sweet, tangy cherry. Boasting a mere 90 calories per cup, they are what dietitians call a nutrition powerhouse. Enjoy this short clip on how cherries may benefit you and your fitness goals. Check … Continue reading

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Live Healthy Iowa Rolls Out Nik’s Picks

Adding just a few simple foods or ingredients to your active eating plan may help improve your chances of reaching your fitness goals. By keeping it simple and making small changes, you are more likely to stick with it and adapt healthier behaviors for … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week: Beachfront Fun

July marks the start to several summertime activities from family reunions to picnic occasions. This year let’s celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month by hitting the water and getting active at one of your favorite state park beaches. You might be thinking … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Team Support Motivates Fairfield Woman

Born and raised in Fairfield, IA, Melinda has seen the town go through many changes. She has now seen a change within herself. Melinda has struggled with her weight for years and with her 30 year high school class reunion … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Congratulations!

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” –Leonardo Da Vinci YOU MADE IT! You started this challenge 10 weeks … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Reflect On Your New Lifestyle

“Take the time in your life to think about who you are from your own perspective and not someone else’s.” Where were you on Monday, January 27th when the 10 Week Wellness Challenge began? Maybe you were getting in your … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week – Compliment a Challenger!

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller A competition, like the 10 Week Wellness Challenge, is great for building excitement between friends, family, co-workers and even strangers. Competition is defined by Merriam-Webster … Continue reading

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