How to Choose a Protein Powder That is Right for You

By Kylene Frost, RD, LD Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian If you’ve ever shopped for protein powder, you already know – the options are endless! Whey, soy, hemp and egg, even pea-based protein powders; it is easy to get confused and lost in all the choices. Some common questions I often get asked: “Which one is best … Continue reading How to Choose a Protein Powder That is Right for You

How to improve heart health

Have you recently been diagnosed with heart disease? Are you hoping to prevent future problems with your cardiovascular system? Either way, learning how to improve heart health is a smart idea – it’s also refreshingly easy! When working toward this goal, some determined souls dive in headfirst and completely revamp their lifestyle. While that is … Continue reading How to improve heart health

Healthy Eating on the Run: A Month of Tips

You probably eat out a lot—most Americans do. People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it’s carry-out, food court, office cafeteria or sit-down restaurant, there are smart choices everywhere. Here are 30 tips to help you eat healthy when eating out. Think ahead and plan where you … Continue reading Healthy Eating on the Run: A Month of Tips

5 Tips to Becoming the Best Version of You

You may have pictured it in your head numerous times – the best version of you. This could mean at your healthiest, happiest, smoke-free or less-stressed. Whatever your best version means, the following tips can help you reach your maximum potential in 2019.   Balance Your Diet – Take a good hard look at your … Continue reading 5 Tips to Becoming the Best Version of You

New health and wellness info at the library

By Kelly Barker   Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips.   The Beautiful Cure: The Revolution in Immunology and What It Means for Your Health by Daniel M. Davis, Health Information Neighborhood 616.079 DAV In The Beautiful Cure, leading immunologist Daniel M. Davis … Continue reading New health and wellness info at the library

MidlandCare’s 24 for Life Helps Topekans Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

One in three American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a serious disease. Many people with prediabetes who do not lose weight or do moderate physical activity can develop Type 2 diabetes within five years. The good news is that you can prevent Type … Continue reading MidlandCare’s 24 for Life Helps Topekans Prevent Type 2 Diabetes