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    Calculating Calories Burned Through Exercise? Turns out it’s Wildly Inaccurate!

    The results of a new study that was published in August confirms what I’ve been telling people for years – exercise is a horrible way to try and lose weight!Turns out those “calories burned” calculators on fitness apps or exercise equipment at the gym are not even close to being accurate. Think you just burned […]

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    What We’ve Been Told About Metabolism Is Wrong

    A new study came out last week in Science magazine. These researchers have precisely measured life’s metabolic highs and lows, from birth to old age, and the findings will surprise you. The findings suggests that your metabolism (the rate at which you burn calories) actually peaks much earlier in life, and starts its inevitable decline later […]

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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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