Cancer & Excess Weight

A recent Internal Medicine News article covered an October report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention citing that “being overweight or obese significantly increased the risk of developing at least 13 types of cancer.” The study compared statistics between 2005 and 2014, showing that obesity-related cancers* increased by 7%. They found that 40% ofContinue reading “Cancer & Excess Weight”

HIIT Me

After leaving my job at the YMCA, I found myself right back in the Group Exercise classroom regularly. But this time, I was not teaching; I was participating. For one, my Wellness Department successor Wendy Jo was leading a new Small Group Training, and I wanted to support her and this effort to bring specialty,Continue reading “HIIT Me”

Eating a Pomegranate

I don’t like admitting this… I had never eaten a pomegranate. You know, the buy whole fruit at the store and do it yourself eating. I have had plenty of dishes with dried pomegranate seeds or pomegranate flavoring. Yet, that bulbous thing on it’s own was intimidating. During this week’s grocery store trip, beautiful rubyContinue reading “Eating a Pomegranate”