Exercise and Diabetes | Living Healthy Chicago

Exercise and Diabetes | Living Healthy Chicago

(title zooms) (upbeat music) Diabetes affects a lot of people. Maybe it’s you. Maybe it’s someone you love. But that doesn’t mean the workout is canceled. So in today’s motivation to move, we are at FFC with Amy Silver to talk about how exercise can help keep your diabetes under control. So Amy, why is […]

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What is Protein? How Much Protein to Build Muscle?

What is Protein? How Much Protein to Build Muscle?

You’ve probably heard it before how important it is to consume enough protein if you want to build muscle. But how does it is actually work? Protein is one of three energy sources of your body known as macronutrients, the other two being carbohydrates and fats. It is made up of little organic compounds known […]

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Managing a Healthy Diet : How to Pick Healthy Snacks

Managing a Healthy Diet : How to Pick Healthy Snacks

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and owner of Life Skills Nutrition. In this segment I’m going to talk about healthy snacks. Planning ahead to avoid extreme hunger that drives you to make poor choices is the best way to snack healthfully. Place nutrient dense foods in your office, car, and purse helps you get […]

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3 Balance Exercises for Older Adults from Go4Life

3 Balance Exercises for Older Adults from Go4Life

– Balance exercises are very important. So important that you can do them as often as you like, everyday if you can. What you need is a sturdy chair, which we’ve got here. George and Yvonne, you’re going to demonstrate standing on one leg. This is a balance exercise and balance, like everything else, can […]

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Children with Autism can use Exercise as a Sensory Break

Children with Autism can use Exercise as a Sensory Break

Welcome back and continuing to watch are workout series of how to improve the lives of individuals with autism with spectrum disorders through exercise Coach Ashley and I here are to show you about some different routines and strategies you can use in the classroom and we are highlighting who today? Dylan! Mr. Dylan champion […]

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Managing a Healthy Diet : Techniques for Healthy Weight Loss

Managing a Healthy Diet : Techniques for Healthy Weight Loss

Hi, I’m Brenda Thompson, registered dietitian and professional chef. I’m the owner of Life Skills Nutrition, and in this segment today I talked about how to lose weight and keep it off. It’s very important that you consult a physician and a registered dietitian before starting any diet changes or exercise regimen. This is not […]

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