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    Healthy Eating Tips When You Are At Work

    According to Johns Hopkins, physically active jobs now make up less than 20% of the U.S. workforce, down from roughly half of jobs in 1960., I assume that most people have heard of the health risks associated with prolonged sitting (it’s the new smoking), but there is another rick involved with being in an office […]

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    KY Derby Festival Marathon

    I started training for this race in the fall of 2019. I had signed up to run the full marathon in April of 2020. A global pandemic caused a slight change to those plans! I was in great shape in the months leading up to the race that was planned for April 25th. My workout […]

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    Plant-Based Meat

    During the pandemic-forced lock downs and quarantines, food categories from baking ingredients to canned beans have seen gigantic sales boosts. Both plant-based and conventional meats have seen sales spike as consumers filled their refrigerators and freezers when restaurants closed and shelter-in-place regulations led to an increase in in-home consumption.While there may be fewer innovative products […]

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    The 2020 Annual Health Report is out. How Did KY Fare?

    Every year the United Health Foundation does a report on America’s Health Rankings. This report is the longest-running annual review of the country’s health on a state-by-state basis.The America’s Health Rankings model includes four drivers, or determinants of health: social & economic factors, physical environment, clinical care and behaviors, all of which influence the fifth […]

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    Is Your Home Safe For Indoor Gatherings?

    Frequent readers of this blog may know that by day I'm a Mechanical Engineer that works in the HVAC / Air Quality industry. This pandemic has been a fascinating experience for me. My two passions, Health and Wellness and Heating and Air Conditioning have converged. Below is an article that I wrote for my company […]

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    Teaching Your Kids About Food Choices

    One of the things I look most forward to when things return to “normal” following the pandemic is being able to take my kids to the grocery with me. I know that sounds insane and some people go to the grocery just to be away from their kids, but I feel like food knowledge is […]

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