If you ever get nervous about a visit to the doctor's office or Wellcheck, consider this: blood pressure was first measured in the 1700s by a scientist who inserted a glass tube into the artery of a horse and observed the pressure as blood was pushed up the tube. A century later, a physician developed … Continue reading Halting Hypertension Webinar Series
The first Montana Meals challenge of 2019 challenged you to "Expand your Spice Horizons!" In the words of Cristin, "An excellent way to boost your nutrition and wake up your cooking is to cook more often with herbs and spices. Be brave, try some new flavors, and have fun." We wanted to check in and … Continue reading Spice it Up!
Back in the fall, MUS Wellness hosted dietetic intern StephTarnacki, and together we created two videos introducing home fermentation. If you participate in our MUS Wellness Incentive Program, you may have already caught the one on kombucha. We wanted to post it again, along with a brand new video featuring how to make your own … Continue reading Home Fermentation Video Series
Last April, we offered a pilot program of the 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade to 130 MUS Benefits Plan members. The 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade, developed by nutrition expert Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS, is a simple, yet highly effective way to reshape your eating habits and boost your nutrition. The program requires only about two minutes a day and … Continue reading 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade — It’s Back!!
It’s March. Finally. Pat yourself on the back--you’ve almost made it through another very snowy and icy winter! Along with the (hopeful) arrival of spring, there are lots of other reasons to be excited for March, including: More daylight (Spring forward on March 11th) Spring break (for many of you) St. Patrick’s Day March … Continue reading National Nutrition Month: Go Further with Food
Eposode 11: Recorded February 5th. Neal and Cristin share their favorite goofy movies, which naturally leads into a conversation about exercise intensity. Happy American Heart Month! For further insight into this week's Wellchat, check out this clip. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a … Continue reading Wellchat Episode 11: These Go to Eleven
"Before you jump on a nutrition bandwagon, and start taking supplements or radically change your diet, dig deeper. Be wary. Find reliable sources. Read the actual study." As a dietitian working in the wellness field, nutrition-related news always catches my eye. So I was intrigued when I saw several headlines last summer pertaining to vitamin … Continue reading New super-vitamin, or just catchy headlines?
"Don’t minimize the success that you experienced just because it didn’t have the typical trappings of a wellness success story! Inspiration and success take many forms." Hello MUS! I’m back from maternity leave, and as all of you working moms know, returning to work has been bittersweet. It’s been really hard to leave my 3-month-old … Continue reading Defining Success
Here is our holiday gift for all our followers and Montana University System people! We hope you enjoyed our educational videos this year as much as we enjoyed making them. Now you get to have a laugh at our expense. Thanks for following, and thanks for letting us be ourselves! We can't wait to see … Continue reading The 2017 Outtake Video
Episode 7: Recorded previously, Cristin discusses Bluezones, the myths and realities of late-night eating, and some strategies to curb binges later in the day. Plus Neal shares some latest news regarding the MUS Wellness Incentive Program. The Montana Moves & Meals Wellchat is available on Itunes podcasts! Subscribe and take us with you for a walk, run, … Continue reading Wellchat Episode VII: The Late Night Binge