This final newsletter provides a review of the nine traits or commonalities of the people who live in the five Blue Zones around the world. Also included are tips for grilling fruits and vegetables and a recipe for Garlic Grilled Broccoli.
This week's newsletter discusses the importance of developing a sense of belonging and connection with your family, friends, community, and/or faith. Also included is information about choosing whole grain foods, stretching and strengthing hip flexor muscles, and a recipe for Banana Oatmeal Pancakes.
This week's newsletter provides tips for helping individuals find their sense of purpose. Also included is information for strengthening your core muscles and a recipe for Med Style Baked Salmon.
This week's newsletter discusses eating mindfully by paying attention to what you are eating without being distracted. Also included are tips for limiting added sugar in your diet and a recipe for Med Meringues.
This week's newsletter includes tips for managing stress as well as exercises that can help improve posture. Also included is information about healthful fats and a recipe for Greek Salad.
This week's newsletter includes information about the importance of building strong social connections. Additionally, you can learn more about building muscle with squats and try the recipe for baked chickpeas.
This week's newsletter discusses the benefits of including plant-based foods in your diet and tips for including gardening and yard care in your physical activity routine. You can also check out this week's recipe for Chicken Caprese Salad.
In addition to discussing the importance of having good posture, this week's newsletter encourages individuals to move more and to sit less. Also included are tips for giving your pantry and refrigerator a Mediterranean makeover as well as a recipe for hummus.
This week's newsletter discusses the Mediterranean style of eating and introduces the Blue Zones or a collection of locations where researchers have found that people live the longest in the world. Also included is a recipe for Mediterranean Chili.
If after reading this week's newsletter, you are wanting more information about the Mediterranean style of eating, you can check out this interview from K-State Research and Extension with Dr. Carolyn Dunn at North Carolina State University -- What is MED instead of Meds?