In the October 2014 issue of the Harvard Health Letter there was an article entitled “Protein check: How much do your really need?”
In recent columns I have discussed some common myths behind strength training and weight loss perceptions. This week we’ll look at perceptions surrounding quick fixes when it comes to exercising and nourishing our bodies.
Upcoming blood draws in the area:
When a 14-year-old Bellevue boy bit into a pastry last July, accidentally triggering a sudden and severe peanut allergy, a crew from the local fire department was there within minutes.
YAKIMA — New state plans were announced Monday for water quality standards intended to better protect the health of people who eat lots of locally caught fish.
NEW YORK — After watching Americans suck down Big Gulps for decades, Coke and Pepsi are realizing less could be more.
Seven years ago, Mike Kearny of Seattle was so sick and weak from multiple sclerosis, he had to use the handrail to pull himself up the stairs of his Wallingford neighborhood home.
The Walla Walla Clinic is gathering its sheep, so to speak.
COLLEGE PLACE — “Communication: The Key to Dementia Care,” a seminar, will be presented 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday at SonBridge Community Center, 1200 S.E. 12th St.
MILTON-FREEWATER — An American Red Cross blood drive will be 1-6 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Milton-Freewater Community Building, 109 N.E. Fifth St.
Last week, I tackled myths about spot reduction training and body weight being the most important factor in determining health. This week I want to dive a little deeper into the perceptions that create false impressions about strength training.
WALLA WALLA — The local YMCA will offer the national Y’s diabetes-prevention program, a group-based lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The fitness arena is a battleground for exercise and nutrition information. It is a battle between myth and fact and unfortunately, myths are far more prevalent than one might think.
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