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A Way to HEAL, Utah discusses issues and information from the Utah Department of Health, Healthy Environments Active Living (HEAL) Program.

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A Way to HEAL, Utah discusses issues and information from the Utah Department of Health, Healthy Environments Active Living (HEAL) Program.

    Rescuing Food with Waste Less Solutions

    Rescuing Food with Waste Less Solutions

    Most people are aware that in the process of preparing or handling food there is a certain amount of waste, but the actual amount of wasted food may be much greater than most of us realize. In this episode Laura Holtrop Kohl from the HEAL Program, and Adam Kreisel from Waste Less Solutions join us to talk about this issue, the great work they're doing to rescue potentially wasted food, and how they provide it to those who need it.

    You can find Waste Less Solutions at:

    https://www.wastelesssolutions.org

    Instagram: @waste_less_solutions

    Facebook: @wastelesssolutions

    • 20 min
    How Good Are Men at Taking Care of Themselves?

    How Good Are Men at Taking Care of Themselves?

    Men's Health Month can be a not so pleasant reminder that men are not  always the best at taking care of themselves. In this episode Dr. Brett  McIff joins us to discuss men's health. It may surprise you to know  there is one thing men seem to be better at than women when it comes to  taking self care. Check out this episode to learn what that is! :)

    • 15 min
    Providing the Best Nutrition for Our Babies

    Providing the Best Nutrition for Our Babies

    A prominent headline in the news lately has been the shortage of baby formula. In this episode Becky Hurst-Davis and Laura Rowbury from Intermountain Healthcare join us along with Nickee Andjelic and Judy Sharpe from the Utah Department of Health and Human Services to discuss the formula shortage, and share some thoughts on the ideal solution of breastfeeding and the advantages it provides.

    For more information on Stepping Up for Utah Babies please visit https://mihp.utah.gov

    • 19 min
    Returning to Physical Activity Post-COVID

    Returning to Physical Activity Post-COVID

    It seems the only reliable thing about the nature of COVID is how differently it affects the people that have it. Some who have had COVID are able to get right back into their workout routine seemingly without missing a beat. However, for others returning to activity, or becoming active, can be more of a struggle. In this episode Dr. Brett McIff joins us to discuss what we've learned so far about being physically active post-COVID. 

    • 15 min
    Are You Ready to Move More in May?

    Are You Ready to Move More in May?

    There are so many reasons to get out and get active in May. Yes, May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, but the best reason to get out and get active this month is how great it will make you feel! In this episode Dr. Brett McIff joins us to talk about some of the many reasons we should all be outside getting active, enjoying spring, and moving more this May. 

    • 13 min
    The Relationship Between Heart Health and Pregnancy

    The Relationship Between Heart Health and Pregnancy

    It will likely surprise many to learn that a majority of pregnancies in Utah occur in women with poor heart health. In this episode Nickee Andjelic from the Maternal & Infant Care Program at the Utah Department of Health, and Judy Harris with the HEAL Program join us to talk about the challenges of pregnancy in women with poor heart health, and what can be done to help.

    For more information please visit mihp.utah.gov

    • 8 min

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