Category Archives: BMI

51 Reasons to Exercise

  Here at Healthy Steps we can’t stress enough the importance of exercise along with your healthy eating plan. Here are just a few, 51 to be exact, reasons why it’s a good idea to get going and get moving. … Continue reading

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Your health is not just about BMI, it’s also fat and muscle – Article Review

Did you see USA Today’s article, “Want a healthy body? It’s all about that fat and muscle, not your BMI”? It’s based on recent research out of the University of Florida, explaining how important body composition is to health? Body … Continue reading

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What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome is defined as a “cluster of symptoms that increase disease risk,” but it’s more useful to view meeting the diagnostic criteria for Metabolic Syndrome as a clue that an individual’s cells are becoming increasingly insulin resistant. Many health … Continue reading

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Macronutrients 101

A macronutrient is something the body needs to consume in substantial quantities (as opposed to micronutrients, like vitamins and minerals, which are also essential but are needed in small quantities). There are four macronutrients: Water, plus the three energy (calorie) … Continue reading

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What To Do if Your New Year’s Motivation is Waning

If you started out January all fired up about making big changes in your life and just aren’t as motivated now, as we approach mid-January–you’re not alone! Research shows the boost of motivation for self-improvement many of us get each January … Continue reading

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Back On Track Class – January 2016

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Nutritionist Lindsay’s Corner – Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and Disease Risk: the Scientific Breakthroughs You Haven’t Heard Enough About

The 1977 Dietary Guidelines for the United States, aiming to get a handle on the increase in heart disease deaths in this country, for the first time recommended Americans limit their intake of fat, saturated fat, and dietary cholesterol.  Americans … Continue reading

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Rapid and Unexpected Weight Gain After Fecal Transpant – Video and Review with Dr. Robert Woodbury

 

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“Scientists tested 30 Apple iPhone fitness apps for the quality of their workouts. Guess how many passed?” – Article

“If browsing the Apple App Store for a fitness app and going through the hundreds of choices is enough to make your brain explode, check out this new study from the University of Florida. Researchers rounded up 30 popular free … Continue reading

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Article from Sharon McKenzie + Back On Track Class 8/11

Recently I attended a 4 day music festival, which involved camping with hundreds of people. The women’s bathing facility was a 3 stall, door-less, shower house, with an attached ante-room where you were expected to get buck naked, wrap yourself … Continue reading

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