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How Much is Too Much? A New Twist in the Great Coffee Debate

October 17, 2019

How Much is Too Much? A New Twist in the Great Coffee Debate

By In the Loop In the Loop

New research suggests one’s body may be able to handle up to 25 cups of coffee per day. But wait! There’s definitely more you should know before you pour your next cup.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Heart attack, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, stroke


Exercise Is Just What the Doctor Ordered to Fight Age-Related Changes

October 10, 2019

Exercise Is Just What the Doctor Ordered to Fight Age-Related Changes

By In the Loop In the Loop

The signs of aging are there, if you’re paying attention. It’s a little harder to climb the stairs, get out of bed, fit into the pants you bought last year. “As you age, your body stars to slow down, and tasks that used to be easy now require a bit more effort,” Daniel Gaz of […]

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Tags: Exercise, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


When It Comes to Sugar, There Really Is Too Much of a Good Thing

February 21, 2019

When It Comes to Sugar, There Really Is Too Much of a Good Thing

By In the Loop In the Loop

It’s no secret that curbing a sugar habit is good for your overall health. Whether you start slow or go cold turkey, before you know it your cravings for the sweet stuff will be in the rearview mirror.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Katherine Zeratsky, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, Mayo Clinic Minute


Exercise Doesn't Have to be "Exercise"

February 7, 2019

Exercise Doesn’t Have to be “Exercise”

By In the Loop In the Loop

According to Health and Human Services’ updated physical activity guidelines, the recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise can come in small doses and still have a big impact.

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Tags: Bradly Prigge, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


Couple Finds New Direction Through Healthy Living Program, Volunteering

March 15, 2018

Couple Finds New Direction Through Healthy Living Program, Volunteering

By In the Loop In the Loop

Dave and Elaine Mendelin had retired to their dream home on the shores of Lake Superior when a trip to Rochester changed their future for the better.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Diet, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, volunteers


Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

January 2, 2018

Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

By In the Loop In the Loop

Now that the holiday gatherings and other festivities are done, it’s time to get serious about that list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Tags: Dr. Stephen Kopecky, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic Diet, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


Health News From The Onion Solves Old-Fashioned Donut Question

December 19, 2017

Health News From The Onion Solves Old-Fashioned Donut Question

By In the Loop In the Loop

News stories that bring together Mayo Clinic research and pastries are as rare as the perfect chocolate-frosted cake doughnut. Unless, of course, the source of that news is The Onion.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


Mayo Physician Dispels Popular Coffee Misconceptions

October 12, 2017

Mayo Physician Dispels Popular Coffee Misconceptions

By In the Loop In the Loop

Is coffee good or bad for us? How much is too much? Can it stunt growth? Donald Hensrud, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Living Program, provides answers to these much-debated questions.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


If Sitting Is the New Smoking, Here's How to Break the Habit

August 10, 2017

If Sitting Is the New Smoking, Here’s How to Break the Habit

By In the Loop In the Loop

Research has shown that too much sitting is associated with a host of health problems. Fortunately, there are (ahem) steps you can take to combat those negative effects.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


Timely Tips for Fitting Fitness Into Your Workday

June 8, 2017

Timely Tips for Fitting Fitness Into Your Workday

By In the Loop In the Loop

With all of the demands of modern life, it can be tough to fit in fitness. But with a bit of creative thinking, it’s possible — even at the office. And every little bit adds up.

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Tags: Danielle Johnson, Exercise, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


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