The annual American Fitness Index developed by the American College of Sports Medicine recently came out with a report of the fittest cities in the United States. The index assesses health behaviors such as access to heal
The power of incorporating sufficient vitamin D in the diet is often underestimated. Vitamin D supports bone health, muscle strength, improved immunity, and has even been linked to lowering the risk of many diseases such
I had the pleasure of opening as keynote speaker and attending the Indiana Dietetic Association Annual Spring Meeting the past couple days. I took away so much from the exceptional meeting. One particular aspect of the m
No wonder some people have a truly strong opinion about certain foods. Believe it or not there are people genetically born to be picky eaters called "supertasters." Supertasters live in an intense flavored food world.
Research conducted on mice at Johns Hopkins suggests that if one loses weight sooner rather than later in life the heart may be able to repair itself, reversing poor heart function. This offers even more reason not to sa
Our great friend and Sports Medicine Physician, Robyn Fean, was on Indy Style earlier this week! She offers great tips for running while pregnant. Check out the tips this mom, doctor, and runner suggests. She's 31 weeks
Do you know the name Claire Squires? She raised money for a suicide prevention organization in running the London Marathon last April. Claire collapsed in front of Buckingham Palace as she was nearing the London Mara