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February 27th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in obesity

Dietitians All the Rage at Fast-Casual Restaurants

Red Brick Pizza, Noodles and Company, Freshii and Tropical Smoothie Café are just a few of the chains that are collaborating with registered dietitians (RDs) for menu development, food research and nutrition information for customers. Obesity is the backbone of the entire movement. Consumers are ta[...]

February 20th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

Learning to Delegate

Many new managers and supervisors find it a strange new experience. Instead of just being responsible for your work, now you are responsible for the work done by others. There is a strong tendency to have little faith in other’s abilities and sometimes even less in your own ability to manage other[...]

February 13th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise

Exercise Drops Risk Of…

Our sedentary lifestyle is bad. You have to start exercising more and if weight loss isn’t motivation enough, consider the following: Diabetes: The researchers calculated that if a sedentary person changed his or her behavior and started walking 10,000 step/day they would achieve a threefold impro[...]

February 6th, 2011 - 8:00 am § in Exercise, obesity

Sitting Too Much?

An increasingly long work week and technological advancements have all but removed the environment demanding constant physical activity. Consider this: We’ve become so sedentary that 30 minutes a day at the gym may not do enough to counteract the detrimental effects of eight, nine, or 10 hours[...]

February 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm § in Running Through My Mind

It’s Like Silencing the Lamb, And the Lamb Wants to Scream

On this week’s Grey’s Anatomy, Dr. Bailey introduced Twitter to the hospital.  It was a great representation of how many react to Twitter when they first hear about it. They want whoever is doing it, to stop. I don’t think it was a great idea for the interns who were in Dr. Webber[...]