For years, a friend of mine jumped in his car pretty much every evening, drove down the hill to a certain drive-thru fast-food chain and got himself a large frozen dairy treat. He wanted nothing more than to end each night with his feet up, watching TV and digging into his daily dessert.+ MORE
January 21, 2013 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: physical fitness, exercise, active
Last week we discussed some of the reasons why I choose to work out from home. This week I thought it would be interesting to let you in on some of the ways in which I integrate activity into my days. I do work from home for half the week so it’s important for me to keep my productivity up, my body feeling healthy and strong, as well as maintain a positive mood and sharp mind. + MORE
Today’s guest blogger is Jo Jo Wang, a HealthLink BC dietitian.
Jo Jo’s favourite thing to do is baking and sharing the treats with her friends and family.
I love cooking shows. I especially like the traditional kind in which the host shows you how to cook a dish from start to finish.
January 15, 2013 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: iPhone app, Healthy Eating, dietitians of canada
I was sitting at my desk about to write a blog post about breakfast ideas when my daily tip from the eaTipster app popped up on my iPhone. I had to smile as it linked to a recipe that would make a great base for a quick breakfast - pumpkin raisin muffins.
It seems like there’s an app (mobile application) for everything. I did a search on the app store for “nutrition” apps and found 1,156 results (and counting). + MORE
January 14, 2013 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: at home, physical activity
Through my experiences as a health professional, I realize that being active and improving your fitness level doesn’t require lots of expensive equipment or a fancy gym membership.
Since I operate out of a home office for part of the week and since I don’t talk about myself much in these blogs, this posting provides the perfect opportunity to let you in on why I keep fit while at home.+ MORE