Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center Blog

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Feb 21, 2019

Multi Grain Oatmeal

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
Whole grains are part of a healthy eating pattern providing important nutrients including fiber, vitamins, and minerals. As part of a healthy diet, they may help prevent disease, aid in weight management, and improve bowel function. Although many individuals consume grains, often whole grains are not selected. The Dietary Guidelines [...]
Multi Grain Oatmeal
Feb 21, 2019

This Mayo Life: One couple's story of being a couple and working at Mayo

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
In a new episode of the "This Mayo Life" podcast, Jessalyn and Tom Finch share their story of the evolution of their relationship from co-workers to being a married couple. Listen as they discuss the benefits, challenges and sometimes awkward moments that occur when dating in the workplace. Listen to [...]
This Mayo Life: One couple's story of being a couple and working at Mayo
Feb 18, 2019

Whole Grains 101 - Why Are They Healthier?

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
By Chris Chargo, St Marys Hospital Dietetic Intern Why are whole grains so important? This is a question that I get asked all of the time. Everyone knows that whole wheat bread is better for you than white bread, but a lot of people don’t understand why that is. Fortunately, it’s [...]
Whole Grains 101 - Why Are They Healthier?
Feb 6, 2019

February and March at Club Kids!

By tjorgenson @tjorgenson
Feb 4-9: Happy Chinese New Year! Join us this week as we spend some time learning about this Holiday. Our teacher Ms. Kate has some words that we are going to learn how to say and write, as well as crafts, math & books about the holiday. We will kick off [...]
February and March at Club Kids!
Feb 4, 2019

Wellbeats Classes Update

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
Due to unforeseen connectivity issues, we are no longer able to stream virtual classes for downtown and Generose DAHLC facilities. This would include virtual cycle rides at downtown site and the kiosk at the Generose site.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We strive to continue to bring [...]
Wellbeats Classes Update
Jan 24, 2019

Mmm... Chocolate - It's Good For My Health?

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
Mmm... Chocolate. We all enjoy eating treats and not feeling guilty about it, right? Well, did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate (1-2 squares) may be good for your heart, increase your mood, decrease your blood pressure and help you live longer? Cacao beans or the powder made [...]
Mmm... Chocolate - It's Good For My Health?
Jan 22, 2019

Member Success: David and Janet

By tjorgenson @tjorgenson
After various attempts at dieting and exercising on their own, the lack of results had David and Janet frustrated and fed up. Searching for answers, Janet saw the advertising online for our Revive & Thrive program and thought, "This would be perfect for us!" With 8 grand kids, approaching retirement, [...]
Member Success: David and Janet
Jan 21, 2019

Multigrain Snack Bar with Chocolate

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
Who doesn't love chocolate? Fortunately for you, chocolate can be a part of a healthy diet. Like any food, the less processed it is, the better it is. In this case, more cocoa and less added fat and sugar allows us to increase our phytonutrient intake without empty calories. Phytonutrients are [...]
Multigrain Snack Bar with Chocolate
Jan 21, 2019

Intro to the Indoor Adventure Race Workout

By tjorgenson @tjorgenson
Would you like to get a taste for this year's Indoor Adventure Race? If so, this workout is for you! The rules are simple: complete the workout below in any order you choose. Bike: 5 miles Run or walk: 1.5 miles (15 laps around our track) Row: 2,000 meters This [...]
Intro to the Indoor Adventure Race Workout
Jan 10, 2019

January and February at Club Kids!

By tjorgenson @tjorgenson
Jan 7-19: Winter is in full swing and we are embracing it at Club Kids! Bring the kids over the next 2 weeks as we experiment with melting colored ice, making fake snow, lots of winter themed crafts & books, matching mittens and more. We hope you bundle up, make [...]
January and February at Club Kids!
Dec 28, 2018

EX4 Finisher

By The DAHLC @dahlcsocialmedia
It's not how you start, it's how you finish! This metabolic finisher will have you literally dropping to the floor (yes, we mean burpees) and challenging your effort in just 2 minutes of work! The plan: complete your regular scheduled workout for the day, and end it with this 2-minute [...]
EX4 Finisher
Dec 20, 2018

5 R's for the New Year

By tjorgenson @tjorgenson
With the New Year the internet is swarming with new diet and workout trends and tips on living your best life. It can be overwhelming to navigate where to start and thus I’d like to suggest the following for consideration:   Remove the clutter Once the hustle and bustle of [...]
5 R's for the New Year