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Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

WASHINGTON (AP) - One in 13 children could see their lives shortened by smoking unless the nation takes more aggressive action to end the tobacco epidemic, the U.S. Surgeon General said Friday - even as, astonishingly, scientists added still more diseases to the long list of cigarettes' harms.

January 28, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Olympics on TV? Watch and nosh a healthy burger

Hunkering down to watch sports on TV usually involves grabbing the traditional grub - chicken wings, sliders, nachos, that sort of stuff.

January 21, 2014 | BY SARA MOULTON The Associated Press | Healthy Living


Gameday Funeral Salad a healthy alternative

Earlier this month, a group of five Tribune employees, me included, took up the Club 1 Fitness Challenge, and are working on changing the food we eat to develop healthier lifestyles. Okay--we're on a diet. But you're not supposed to say "diet" anymore, right? But we're working on coming up with good tasting, easy to make dishes. With this in mind, I'm extending that to the meals I make my family and friends.

January 21, 2014 | Veronica Coons | Healthy Living


Reaching a major milestone in week 10

This week I passed a major milestone. You may remember me mentioning a couple months back about the big plateau.

January 15, 2014 | Mary Hoisington | Healthy Living


New take on a classic remedy

When it's cold outside, I love making soup for supper. Everything goes into a single pot, starting with an aromatic broth and a substantial array of vegetables, then a little bit of protein, and finally a crispy garnish. And when dinner's over, there's only that one pot to wash!

January 15, 2014 | By Sara Moulton The Associated Press | Healthy Living


Food industry joins health push, cuts calories four-fold over pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the nation's largest food companies have cut daily calorie counts by an average of 78 per person, a new study says, more than four times the amount the industry pledged to slash by next year.

January 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Health story of the year: Salt vindicated

(BPT) - An ever increasing body of academic research is showing that the current level of salt Americans consume is not only perfectly healthy but that adopting low-salt recommendations will actually harm people. The most recent example of this is a review of all available research on salt and health by the Institute for Medicine (IOM).

January 07, 2014 | | Healthy Living


Bread-friendly Paleo recipes exist

One of the questions I get regularly asked about my Paleo diet is how I can survive in America's bread basket without bread. This actually has been kind of a challenge for me, but not because I miss the taste of bread.

January 07, 2014 | Mary Hoisington | Healthy Living


Stick to your resolutions

(BPT) - Only 8 percent of people who make New Year's resolutions actually achieve their goals, according to a recent study by the University of Scranton. This year, instead of making a promise to lose weight, make small but impactful changes to the way you eat to ensure you reach your resolution goal.

January 07, 2014 | | Healthy Living


A LIFE UNPROCESSED

Maybe you have a business to run, a degree to complete, a trip to take, children to raise, or any combination of those or similar duties.

December 31, 2013 | By Erin Nitschke AP Contributing Writer | Healthy Living


Dang it, Jim!

The Friday before Christmas we had a "treat your coworker day" - basically a food sharing day. I expected a lavish spread of sweets, to which I was prepared to avoid. I, of course, brought Paleo alternatives - good but not sweet.

December 31, 2013 | Mary Hoisington | Healthy Living


Here's to a Happy New year to a new you

Great Bend Tribune Managing Editor Dale Hogg and his wife, Volunteers in Action Volunteer Coordinator Linn Hogg, have embarked on this two-month lifestyle change experiment as a couple. This is their final update on how it all went.

December 31, 2013 | | Healthy Living


Health law to put calorie info on vending machines

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

December 31, 2013 | | Healthy Living


Do vitamins block disease? Some disappointing news

WASHINGTON - There's more disappointing news about multivitamins: Two major studies found popping the pills didn't protect aging men's brains or help heart attack survivors.

December 17, 2013 | BY LAUREN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Healthy Living


Changing the trend: As food labels get closer look, ingredients vanish

NEW YORK - Take another look at that food label. An ingredient or two may have vanished.

December 17, 2013 | By Candice Choi AP Food Industry Writer | Healthy Living


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Need a way to help the miles pass by? Here's some podcasts to listen to while running

Warmer weather means more running for me, and while I love a good solo run, my thoughts quickly become boring and obnoxious, even to myself. A better option? Podcasts. A great podcast keeps the mind engaged and distracted while the feet are busy and the legs are burning. It’s like having a conversation without having to do any work. Here are a few of my current favorites. Notice: Only a couple are running related.

May 22, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Healthy Living


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