Show #26 - February 2009
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Thursday, February 12
Thursday, February 19
Thursday, February 26
Keeping Active in the Winter: Does your physical activity come to a halt during the cold, winter months? Beth and Terri Arthur discuss sensible ideas on how to "keep active in the winter", safely.
Three Keys to Healthy Eating and Living: Are you frustrated with the conflicting reports on what to eat and what not to eat? Do you get confused when trying to decide what is healthy and what is not? Tune into to Amy Deahl-Greenlaw and Beth as they explain some basic guidelines to follow on a regular basis that will simplify your decision making and result in a healthier you.
Heart Healthy Recipes: Eating a "heart healthy" diet doesn't just mean you need to eliminate certain foods. It means that you should "add" certain foods that promote heart health; such as vegetables and fruits, whole grains, high-fiber, and foods rich in Omega 3 Fatty acids. Terri Arthur and Beth cook up some simple and delicious recipes that qualify as a "heart healthy" diet.
Amy Deahl-Greenlaw, RD/LDN
Amy Deahl-Greenlaw is a Registered Dietitian/ Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. She is a Program Manager for The Food Trust, a non-profit agency dedicated to ensuring access to affordable, nutritious food for everyone. A graduate from Penn State University with a BS in Nutrition and Medical Dietetics, Amy also completed a one-year dietetic internship at a veterans' hospital in East Orange , NJ . Her professional experience includes working as a nutritionist in two WIC programs (Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Feeding Program), advising senior citizens and youth on nutrition in hospital-based settings, and working with the Philadelphia School District as a nutrition educator. She's also been involved with a Dietary Intervention Study that looked at how diet changes affect cholesterol levels in preadolescent children with elevated cholesterols.While staying at home to raise her family, Amy discovered her love for fitness. She became an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified group fitness instructor and currently teaches step aerobics at her local YMCA. Her children have been and continue to be some of her best teachers in basic nutrition. Amy's oldest son is a college sophomore living in an apartment. Her newest mission is teaching him how to shop, cook and eat tasty, nutritious meals that are easy to prepare—all on a college budget!
Terri Arthur, Director of Food Services, Spring Valley YMCA
Terri Arthur is the Director of Food Services for the Spring Valley YMCA in Limerick. She plans, prepares and serves healthy homemade soups, sandwiches, and family dinners. As a certified personal trainer she educates YMCA members on the importance of staying active and eating healthy foods. She teaches children's cooking classes where she stresses the importance of eating 5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day. Terri lives the healthy mind, body, spirit lifestyle believing that she can be a positive role model for our younger generations. Her other interests include teaching martial arts classes, horseback riding, and spending quality time with her husband Morgan and son Chaz.