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But, McDonald's tastes so good...
Most Americans are well aware that our country has a problem with obesity. Over one third of American adults are obese, thats over 100 million people. Many of these people may not even consi...
12/11/13 at 2:57 PM How is Type 2 Diabetes Affecting Your Ability to Learn and Form New Memories? 10/13/13 at 4:05 PM
Rethinking reasons for weight loss: Alzheimer’s and type II diabetes 10/24/12 at 9:23 AM
Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more
So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it's been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing - few and far between posts. S...
12/5/13 at 10:13 PM The ups and downs of five years since I began my Weight Watchers journey 11/18/13 at 4:26 PM
10-miler, medical tent, misc stuff and LOTS of food! 10/28/13 at 10:05 PM
Top 5 - School Parties
My friend Bri, (from Red, Round or Green) brought up a fantastic point last week. Halloween is well Halloween. Kids dress up, beg for candy (or other treats). Typically they end up with tons. It's fun...
11/6/13 at 5:07 PM A Real Treat 4/21/13 at 12:56 PM
New Chapter? This is a New Book! 1/14/13 at 6:00 PM
Could stress be the new obesity?
Jan Bruce, CEO and co-founder of meQuilibrium, told attendees at the Healthy North Dakota Worksite Wellness Summit that stress is the new obesity. One out of every four employees is dealing with high ...
10/18/13 at 11:57 AM Have a fun, safe Independence Day picnic 7/2/13 at 3:39 PM
Protect yourself against cervical cancer 1/29/13 at 5:19 PM
7 Rules for Healthy Oilfield Relationships
Being an Oilfield wife is not easy. It can be stressful dealing with the difficult schedules of our Oilfield Men. The following are 7 rules that I believe are necessary to maintain a good relationsh...
8/28/13 at 8:48 AM The Skinny on Bountiful Baskets 4/3/13 at 8:37 AM
The Oilfield Cafe: Pineapple Chicken 3/29/13 at 10:01 AM
The Great Indoors: Classes teach kids tasty, healthy cooking
Are your children stuck in a food rut? Are you living in a world filled with macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets and PB-and-J? Many American moms and dads would answer yes. Many children dont like...
7/22/13 at 4:55 PM The Great Indoors: Fantastic Cauliflower Crust Pizza - Seriously, I'm not kidding. 4/17/13 at 1:45 PM
Easy and Healthy Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes 11/21/12 at 11:30 PM
Family Fun Food Ideas
Summer is here and children are excited to be playing with their friends and enjoying the freedom of no homework and no one telling them what to do or what not to do. But don't let that take your chil...
6/30/13 at 4:03 PM Do's and Don'ts for Youth Sports Parents 3/3/13 at 7:38 AM
5 Ways to Ease Your Childs Back-to-School Anxiety 7/27/12 at 12:24 PM
Drop off your outdated or unused medications at the Healthy Living Expo
Parents, here's your chance to dispose of your outdated and/or unused medications. Drop them off in the secured locked boxes at the Safekids booth at the Healthy Living Expoon Saturday, March 16 from ...
3/15/13 at 11:37 AM Congratulations Elmo Ticket Winners! 12/30/10 at 10:11 AM
Elmo is coming and I have tickets to give away! 12/27/10 at 10:39 AM
Whitehead starts ‘Deans for Wellness’ lecture series with talk on quackery and fraud in health trends
UNDs Jim Whitehead advocates for the tried and true adage that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. This is especially the case with product claims made by the dietary supplement indus...
1/31/13 at 9:33 AM Website: UND third healthiest college in U.S. 4/12/12 at 12:29 PM
Clean Out Your Fridge
So I purchased a new refrigerator a few years ago and since then, how many times do you think I have cleaned out the door to my refrigerator? If you guessed 10x you would be living in a fantasy world ...
1/25/13 at 8:16 AM Day 14......The Lewis and Clark Cookbook 1/14/11 at 10:20 AM
Cinnamon Banana Leathers
My son has been pretty hit and miss on eating bananas lately and there are only so many loaves of banana bread that a person can eat, so I decided to see what his thoughts were on one my favorite Trad...
1/18/13 at 10:14 AM Baked Oatmeal for 2 10/17/12 at 7:58 AM
Bengali Style Salmon 9/4/12 at 9:32 PM
North Dakota Legislators - did you have sex before marriage?
I was unaware that North Dakota legislators put a law in place in 2011 (that became effective in July 2012) that requires K-12 schools in North Dakota to include in sexual health curriculum "instructi...
1/17/13 at 10:38 PM How healthy is Santa? 12/12/11 at 7:05 AM
As serious as a heart attack... 2/4/11 at 12:08 PM
Beginner's Running Group
My last post included a link to a Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator. Was Americas obesity epidemic a poor choice of topics during the Christmas holiday, a time where just about everyone overeats? Eve...
12/31/11 at 8:11 PM
Well, it's that time of year again. Time for friends, family, fun, and food! Yes, the Holiday season spanning from Christmas to New Year's has become synonymous with eating too much and gaining unwant...
12/21/11 at 4:01 PM
Medcenter One Pediatrician helps Boy Scouts get fit
This summer, Dr. Stephen McDonough, a pediatrician at Medcenter One, was one of 16 national Boy Scout leaders to complete the Walk the Walk initiative, as he earned the Presidents Active Lifestyle A...
8/22/11 at 4:31 PM