Posts Tagged ‘Truth on Health’

WATCH: Paul and Fellow Panelists Discuss Sports, Leadership and Nutrition at UMASS Boston

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Last week, Paul Pierce was quite busy with Truth Strikes Again, but he wanted to make time for a panel at UMASS Boston too. (more…)

FitClub Video #8: Doing Push-Ups the Right Way

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

In a new video for his FitClub34 program, Paul Pierce demonstrates the right way to do a push-up and shows us some fun, challenging twists!

Be sure to check out all of Pierce’s exercise videos throughout the season on Celtics on Demand, exclusively on Comcast. Select the Get Local category from the On Demand menu, choose NBA TV, Boston Celtics and Paul Pierce’s FitClub34.

Join FitClub34 at www.truthonhealth.org and learn fun ways to get fit & stay healthy!

Guest Blog: Connie Evers – Putting the Brakes on Drive-Thru Dining

Monday, January 30th, 2012

By Connie Evers MS, RD, LD – Nutrition for Kids

Connie’s Healthy Eating Blog – Putting the Brakes on Drive-Thru Dining

Not only do kids get a lot of calories from fast food, the foods they are most likely to choose provide “empty calories” from fried foods, refined grains and sugary beverages. Nutrient-rich whole fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat milk often go missing when families “drive through” instead of dine at home.

According to a recent study, fast food has supplied the biggest increase in calories in kids’ diets over the past 30 years. Children now get more calories from fast food than they do from school meals! It’s time for parents to reconsider their approach to dining out and fast food. Below are some tips to get you started. (more…)

Guest Blog: 5 Games For A Healthier Holiday Season, From Dr. Xifaras!

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

By Dr. Xifaras, MD – Tufts Medical Center

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  • Happy Holidays!

    With the holidays here, things can be pretty busy. Add on the extra holiday parties and staying active…and eating healthy can get tricky! Try not to let the holidays spoil all the hard work you have been doing. Instead see if you can find opportunities to fit in some exercise and try to make the healthy choice when eating.

    Kids, here are some tips to get you through the season! (more…)

    Guest Blog: Tufts Medical Center’s Dr. Xifaras on Back to School – Getting to Sleep

    Monday, August 29th, 2011

    By Dr. Xifaras, MD – Tufts Medical Center

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  • Back to School – Part 1 – Getting to Sleep!

    The cooler mornings and evenings means that summer is winding down and school is just around the corner. Summer is usually a time of staying up late and sleeping in, so getting up for school can be challenging. Getting enough sleep is extremely important when it comes to doing well in school, as much as staying physically active and eating nutritiously.

    Most kids need 9-10 hours of sleep per night, but many get less than that because of all the distractions from TV, computers and video games. Not getting enough sleep can make concentrating in school very difficult and leave you with little energy to do your work and be active.

    Here are some tips to getting a good night sleep:
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