Entries by Jay Wojcik

How Much Salt is Too Much Salt?

College of DuPage Nursing student Teresa Hammonds shares that there are foods that many consider to be low in sodium but you must keep in mind how the foods are processed. The American Heart Association recommend a range frpm 1500 to 2300 milligrams of sodium a day. To cut back you need to decrease the […]

The 4 Best Breakfasts For Weight Loss

Jenny Sugar from POPSUGAR writes that if you want to lose weight and keep it off, don’t skip meals, and definitely don’t skip breakfast! This is the best time to start loading up on carbs and protein so you have energy for the day and time to burn off those calories. Nutritionists Stephanie Clarke, RD, […]

3 benefits of drinking a gallon of water a day!

College of DuPage Nursing Student Ellen Olsen writes that water is an important part of the human body and without it, we probably would not last more than a few days. Not only does our body depend on water, but our cells and organs also depend on it. Water helps everything function. MedlinePlus recommends drinking […]

CRACKING THE CASE ON NUTS

Jess from the eReplacementParts blog recently published an illustrated blog post that creatively illustrates what types of fat are found in your food (and what to avoid), the health benefits of different nuts and how nuts can help with weight loss. She shared that for years, people have been hesitant to eat high-fat foods for fear […]

Free Sports Performance Class

Elmhurst Athletes | Bensenville Athletes Your athlete’s best season is just around the corner. If you’re tired of driving your son or daughter to practice after practice, sitting through games, meets, and tournaments, only to watch them come home defeated and tired of not getting enough playing time, you’re not alone. We’ve worked with many […]

4 Tips for Living Healthy in Summer

College of Dupage Nursing StudentMatthew Quintana says that it’s that time of the year again and there’s much to do! In the midst of all the activities, parties and downtime, don’t forget about the most important thing – YOU. Stay healthy this summer with four simple tips that could have great impacts on your health. […]

Plan to Attend Healthy Kids Day

For families looking to spring clean their lifestyles, the Tri-Town YMCA offers Healthy Kids Day to get them up and moving and give them ideas to improve their health and well-being. The event, part of the Y’s national initiative, aims to inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active with games and activities, healthy […]

The Big Deal about Breakfast

College of DuPage Nursing Student Erin Salach shared that mornings are a crazy time and every person longs for the ability to just get a few more minutes of shut-eye. The American lifestyle is busy and most of us usually have somewhere to be first-thing in the morning. This limits the amount of time that […]