Items Tagged ‘health’

August 21, 2019

Member Moment: Hilary

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

What type of change did you make in your life? Or what goal did you set out to achieve? I was sick of being tired, unenergetic and overweight. I wanted to have more self-esteem and be happy with who I was. I set out to achieve small goals: walking up stairs without being out of breath, […]

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Tags: ex4, Exercise, health, workout


April 25, 2019

Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian

Calories: 250 | Protein: 6.5g | Carbs: 30g | Total Fat: 12.5g | Fiber: 9g | Sodium: 255mg Yield: 6 | Serving Size: 2 tortilla wraps Ingredients 2 tbsp. canola oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced ¼ tsp Oregano ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chili powder ¼ tsp ground black pepper 1-1/2 […]

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Tags: Blog, Dietitian, Eat Well, Food, health, Nutrition, Recipe


March 20, 2019

Spring Greens Are Here!

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

With spring upon us, you may be thinking about planting your garden or attending the farmers market for fresh produce. April’s produce of the month is leafy greens which are packed with nutrients like calcium, folate as well as Vitamins A, C and K. Think beyond kale and spinach and consider trying arugula, Swiss chard, […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Food, health, Nutrition, nutrition blog, Nutrition Tip


February 18, 2019

Whole Grains 101 – Why Are They Healthier?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

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 not  all that complicated. A […]

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Tags: Blog, health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


January 21, 2019

Multigrain Snack Bar with Chocolate

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

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 natural chemicals produced by plants […]

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Tags: cooking class, Culinary Classes, Dietitian, Food, health, Nutrition, Recipe


October 29, 2018

Cranberry Jalapeno Jam

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

Cranberries, like many berries, are a good source fiber and vitamin C, an anti-oxidant. Additionally, the phytonutrients in cranberries may be anti-inflammatory. All may prove beneficial for better circulation, a healthy heart, and in cancer prevention. Say no to the can, and try this jam! Calories: 26 | Protein: 0g | Carbs: 7g | Total Fat: […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, Recipe, Recipes


October 29, 2018

Turkey Burn Workout Circuit

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

While weight training is great for building lean muscle tissue, sometimes (like during the holidays) it’s tough to find time for the gym. But you don’t need weights for an effective workout. Your body itself is a fantastic piece of workout equipment! Try out this body weight circuit that is sure to burn some calories […]

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Tags: Blog, get fit, health, Move, Movement Training, Workouts


September 25, 2018

5 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry (And How To Fix It)

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

It’s been a mere hour and 32 minutes since your last meal, and you’re spending more time thinking about what you’re going to eat next than you are finishing up that project due by the end of the day. You feel like you’re eating enough, but no matter what you put in your body, you […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, health, Healthy Eating, Move, Nutrition, wellness


July 25, 2018

Member Success: Megan

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

Megan was in a tough spot as she transitioned into a new position at Mayo. But with her hard work, persistence, and the help from her coach, Nicole, Well-Being Specialist at the DAHLC, Megan was able to overcome her challenging life alteration and find the work/life balance she needed to be happy and achieve her […]

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Tags: Blog, Coaching, goals, health, member stories, Member Success, wellness coaching


DAHLC Trivia!

May 24, 2018

DAHLC Trivia!

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

How well do you know the DAHLC? Challenge your knowledge by answering the following questions. Answers can be found at the bottom of the page… try not to peek until you’re finished! 1) Prior to entering the pool, what is one thing you must do? a. Do a handstand for 10 seconds b. Call a friend […]

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