4 Ways to Have a Healthier 2017

2017 is here and it's that time of the year where we begin to create health and wellness goals for the new year! Instead of setting unrealistic and unattainable goals, here are some smaller and more manageable goals to take into consideration coming into the new year. Incorporate more movement to your routine Whether it … Continue reading 4 Ways to Have a Healthier 2017

HOLIDAY RECIPES: Espresso Black Bean Chili

Michelle Zitt Brooks, MS, RD, is the Registered Dietitian in the UCSD Recreation Department. She is available for presentations, individual and group consultations, and more. Contact her at mzitt@ucsd.edu December is here, and 2016 is in the home stretch. The days are shorter, cooler, and the coffee just doesn’t seem strong enough to get us … Continue reading HOLIDAY RECIPES: Espresso Black Bean Chili

A Healthier Way to Eat Through The Holidays

The holidays are now in full swing, and with the holiday season comes a few reminders on how to eat healthy while spending precious time with friends and family. Here are some quick tips on how to maintain and don't gain during the holidays! Eat what you live, leave what you like Keep your treats … Continue reading A Healthier Way to Eat Through The Holidays

The Great American Smokeout 2016: Health Benefits When A Smoker Quits

Smoking is still one of the leading kills in America today. Need reason to quit? Here is a timeline of how your body will be once you start the recovery process (this information comes from the American Cancer Society and other infographics) 2o Minutes: your rate and blood pressure drops 12 Hours: the carbon monoxide … Continue reading The Great American Smokeout 2016: Health Benefits When A Smoker Quits

November is American Diabetes Month

Post from: the American Diabetes Association For more information about American Diabetes Month and Diabetes Awareness, go to http://www.diabetes.org/ November is American Diabetes Month Did you know that 1 in 11 Americans today has diabetes? Despite its prevalence, diabetes is an invisible disease. It affects men and women, people young and old, and people of … Continue reading November is American Diabetes Month