Bluegrass Internal Medicine participates in “UP, Down, and Dirty For A Cure” to Cancer

  On April 20th, several staff and family from Bluegrass Internal Medicine participated in the “Up, Down, and Dirty For A Cure” at Diamond Lake Resort.  It was to benefit cancer research.  The premise of the event was a 5k run with several military style obstacles throughout the course.  These included a 5 foot wall, […]

Benefits of the 4 Principles of Healthy Living

Do Not Smoke. Maintain a Body Mass Index (BMI) < 30. Exercise 150 minutes/week Eat 5 servings of fruits or vegetables daily. The following are medical studies that cite the benefits of following the four principles above: Mortality 1) The American Journal of Medicine (2007); 120:598-603 “Turning Back the Clock: Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle in […]

The 4 Principles of Healthy Living

Do Not Smoke. Maintain a BMI<30. Exercise 150 minutes/week. (30 minutes 5 days a week of some form of aerobic exercise) Eat 5 servings of fruits or vegetables daily. Several studies have conclusively shown that individuals who do these things have a dramatic reduction in overall mortality, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, congestive heart failure, […]

Hope and Healing: Obesity

A heart at peace gives life to the body — Proverbs 14:30 For most Americans the words “overweight” and “obese” trigger anxiety and frustration.  What we weigh and how we look in our clothes are essential parts of our personal image and when the pounds add up, we become distressed. There’s so much food in […]

Hope and Healing: How to Quit Smoking

A heart at peace gives life to the body — Proverbs 14:30 Smoking causes more damage to human health than any other habit. This fact has been well studied and is well publicized. There is simply no room for arguing otherwise. Nearly half of all Americans who ever smoked have been convicted to give up […]

Hope and Healing: Healthy Eating

 A heart at peace gives life to the body — Proverbs 14:30 We have a marvelous list of foods we can choose from daily, but confusion about how much and what to eat has been around for a long time.  In 1894, W. O. Atwater of the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned Americans about their […]

Hope and Healing: Beginning an Exercise Program

A heart at peace gives life to the body — Proverbs 14:30 Exercise is the only thing that will give you more personal energy. With more energy, you will have a greater ability to handle stresses at home and on the job.  Exercise will help you develop a more attractive and streamlined body.  Stronger muscles […]

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