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Friday, October 3, 2014
What is a vegetarian? Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish or poultry. A vegetarian’s nutrients typically come from fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, seeds and nuts. Many vegetarians eat egg and/or dairy products but avoid foods made with animal products such as beef/chicken stock, lard and gelatin. Similar to a vegetarian is a vegan – vegans exclude all animal products from...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Most people are aware of breast cancer, but many forget the steps to detect the disease in its early stages and to encourage others to do so as well.
Why do you need an early detection plan? One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and when breast cancer is detected...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Saturday, September 27th marks the 18th annual Family Health & Fitness day in the US! The purpose of this national event it to promote family involvement in physical activity, and it poses a great opportunity to spend time together! Regular physical activity during childhood and adolescence can improve strength and endurance, helps build strong muscles and bones,...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
IC FIT KIDS: Personalized one on one training customized to help your child reach their fitness goals at the Ithaca College Robert R. Colbert Wellness Clinic!
IC Fit Kids is a fitness program designed for the children of Ithaca College employees. Fit Kids will provide your son or daughter with coaching supervised by nationally certified...
Monday, September 22, 2014
September marks National Whole Grain Month! The Whole Grain Council’s 2014 theme this September is ‘Make the Switch’. Studies have shown that switching from refined grains to whole grains can help lower your risk of chronic diseases. Confused of the difference? This will help. Common refined grains include: