Healthy Diet

Oh Honey!
Next time you see honey at your local farmers market, know that lots of work has gone into getting it there. It’s estimated that one colony of bees must together travel 55,000 miles to make just one pound of honey! If a hive produces 35 pounds of honey a year, it means the bees flew a combined distance equal to going round-trip to the moon four times. Review more sweet honey facts.
CentraCare Leads by Example by Removing Sugary Drinks
In 2018, CentraCare removed sugary drinks from vending machines and cafes. “Our idea is to promote health and prevent disease. We need to look at a culture of health. How do we do that? We need to be role models,” said CentraCare Director of Wellness Janet Handrigan, MD.
Transforming More Than a Diet
Michelle Wilson, 39, of St. Cloud wanted to lose weight for several years. She said, “I felt fat, frumpy, dumpy, out-of-shape. I could not keep up with the kids and did not like looking in the mirror at myself. In December 2018, I had a breakdown. I couldn’t take it anymore. I was desperate for a change.” Find out what happened after Michelle signed up for the L.I.F.E. Program, enrolled in the CentraCare Weight Management Program and took exercise classes at the St. Cloud Area Family YMCA.
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