Wellness Resources

Ep. 25 – LiveWell Talk On…Integrative Wellness (Matt Schmitz, CSCS)

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Subscribe on:  Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | iHeart Radio | Pandora | SoundCloud | Stitcher | TuneIn Host: Dr. Dustin Arnold, chief medical officer, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital Guest: Matt Schmitz, CSCS, CES, AFT, Integrative Wellness program manager …

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Exercise Is Cancer Medicine, Says Global Coalition

Current oncology practice is “failing those diagnosed with cancer” with regard to prescribing exercise, says a call-to-action report from a global coalition of 40 leaders from 17 organizations, spearheaded by …

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Sweet Potatoes: Six Health Benefits

Sweet potatoes are sweet, starchy root vegetables that are grown worldwide. They come in a variety of sizes and colors — including orange, white, and purple — and are rich …

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Summer Salads: Ways to use more strawberries

When Beth and I were planning this month’s newsletter article and recipe, I was thinking about which produce had been particularly good this summer? Maybe I have just been lucky …

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Healthy and Safe Grilling Quiz with Recipes

If you are like many eastern Iowans, you dust off the grill for summer parties, family gatherings and quick and easy picnics. But how much do you know about making …

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The Relationship Between Nutrition and Cancer

Did you know you can reduce your risk of cancer by eating a nutritious diet? Although cancer prevention continues to be researched, we do know the chances of developing cancer …

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8 Healthy Summer Foods to Add to Your Diet

This article is a chance to “pat ourselves on the back” for the healthy things we are already eating or drinking. Plus it is a chance to learn more about …

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Cancer and Exercise: How a little physical activity can go a long way

While the exact science behind why exercise helps to prevent cancer is still unknown, studies show there are three main factors that are thought to help decrease the risk. Exercise …

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Mediterranean Diet Guide Part 6: Set up your Kitchen

With so many types of diets out there, it can be difficult to determine which work and which don’t, or which are healthy and which are not. To help you …

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Cancer Prevention Checklist

Throughout the month of February we have been sharing with you some lifestyle changes to help prevent cancer. Here’s a comprehensive checklist to help track your changes. Exercise Aim for …

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