Health Resources

April 15, 2020

Four Fitness Tools for Under $100

walking in the park

Fitness centers and gyms are closed everywhere. Unfortunately, it may be awhile before this aspect of life returns to normal. Now, perhaps more than any other time, the need for simple, affordable — and most importantly, effective — exercise equipment is key to maintaining an active lifestyle. As the title of this article suggests, the…

April 10, 2020

Exercise as Self-Care for Stress

Woman jumping rope on a street

By Adam Carter, manager, UAMS Fitness Center Challenging times lead to high levels of stress. I am going to stare into a mirror and chew myself out for being a redundant Captain Obvious. Perhaps, I will let my toddler son slap me around a little. He takes great joy in it and will anyway, so…

April 9, 2020

Landscaping Tips with Penny

Penny Talbert

Since it is spring, we reached out to our favorite horticulturist on campus, Penny Talbert for some landscaping tips. Penny and her team keep our campus beautiful, so who better to ask! #1   Soil and bed prep The foundation or soil structure your plants have to grow into is the most important aspect of gardening. …

March 30, 2020

Nutrition in the Time of COVID-19

Margaret Pauly Cooking

by Margaret Pauly, MS, RD, LD Good nutrition is important all the time, but especially in times of stress or sickness. With COVID-19 or the coronavirus, people may be experiencing both. There is not one single food or nutrient that can protect you or strengthen your immune system. It’s really your daily diet and lifestyle…

March 3, 2020

National Nutrition Month- Recipes and Dietitians!

Margaret and Kenneth filming the videos

National Nutrition Month: What can a dietitian help me do? The month of March is designated as National Nutrition Month. To me, a registered dietitian, every month is National Nutrition Month but in March we particularly want to educate people on what we can do for you. First it’s best to tell you what a…

January 14, 2020

Small Realistic Changes for Better Eating Habits

Veggie Scromblet

It’s the New Year and everywhere there are advertisements for weight loss. “New Year, New You” screams out at you from pages of magazines and on Facebook. Frankly, I’m usually trying to get back to the “old me,” not find a new one! Getting healthy isn’t about a lot of sacrifice and punishment. In fact,…

December 30, 2019

Tips to Avoid Packing on the Holiday Pounds

Turkey Dinner

Tips to Avoid Packing on the Holiday Pounds

November 15, 2019

5 Workout Mistakes You Might Be Making

Woman doing chips on a bar

By Lindsey Miller, Fitness Coordinator at the UAMS Fitness Center You think you have to do complicated workouts to get results. While there’s nothing wrong with complicated movements, they don’t make for better results. Complicated workouts can cause you to feel self-conscious and can lead you to lose track of correct form or sets/reps. These…

September 30, 2019

October is Dental Hygiene Month!

National Hygiene Month Logo, Woman flossing her teeth

By Sarah Childs, dental hygiene student at UAMS When October rolls around, people automatically think about Halloween and Halloween candy and another start to a fall season. A hidden treasure in October is Dental Hygiene Awareness month. We want to recognize the dental hygienists around the world and the importance of oral care. Here are…

September 5, 2019

Meal Planning 101

Margaret Pauly Cooking

by: Margaret Pauly, MS, RD, LD Planning, we all do it. We plan our day, our work or school weeks, our weekends and our vacations. Unless you are a completely fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person, you are probably planning something. Yet, when people are asked about meal planning, they say they don’t have time. When they…

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