Tag Archive: health

Move It or Lose It

dreamstime.com stock photo It’s true. The more you sit the less you move – and the more vulnerable you become to health problems. According to a new study from Northwestern University, sitting for an extended time causes your muscles to burn less fat and your blood to flow more sluggishly. When you slump in your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/03/05/move-it-or-lose-it/

SSHW Challenge begins!

photo credit: Dreamstime.com stock photo   It’s time to sign up! The Small Steps to Health and Wealth Challenge begins in Santa Rosa this Sunday, February 2. Take simple, easy steps to improve your health and/or personal finances and qualify to win some very nice prizes. Directions to access the online challenge: 1) Go to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/31/sshw-challenge-begins/

Small Steps: Take the Challenge

Every January, millions of Americans resolve to get healthier and/or wealthier. With more than one-third of American adults weighing in as obese and an average national credit card debt of $15,000 per household, it’s time to put resolve into action. Small steps are the key to lasting change and there’s a new online program that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/17/small-steps-take-the-challenge/

Small Steps to Health and Wealth

‘Got New Year’s Resolutions to improve your health and personal finances? Try the Small Steps to Health and Wealth online challenge beginning February 2. Personalize 10 daily recommended practices, try them for 8 weeks, use the program to track your points and qualify to win great prizes. It’s that easy!! More to come… Call 850-623-3868 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/13/small-steps-to-health-and-wealth/

Small Steps to Health and Wellness

photo credit: Dreamstime.com Have you made any resolutions for the new year? UF/IFAS can help you get a running start with the Small Steps to Health and Wellness Challenge. Look for more information about the Challenge – which begins February 2 – on this page. Taking easy, small steps can help you win BIG! For …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/01/06/small-steps-to-health-and-wellness/

Eat Mindfully for a Healthy Summer

Summer is a great time to focus on mindful eating, learning to enjoy each meal and making it easier to lose weight at the same time. Taking time to taste and savor each bite gives our mind time to register that we’ve eaten enough to satisfy our body’s needs.  That process generally takes about 20 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/06/27/eat-mindfully-for-a-healthy-summer/