Showing posts tagged as 'nutrition'

Have Some Peanuts

Tags: Nutrition

March 01, 2011 12:15

I know this sounds like an odd title for a post, but I just wanted to get the word out there. The humble peanut, when consumed in moderation, has a lot of health benefits. I'm grateful for this, because, well, I love peanuts.What are peanuts?Did you know that peanuts are not considered part of the nut family? Yes, it's true. Even though nut is a part of their name,Peanuts actually members of...


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Getting Proper Nutrition, Pt. 2

Tags: Inspiration, Nutrition, Nutritional-supplements

February 01, 2011 08:33

Several of my coworkers talked to me about my post yesterday. They thought it would be nearly impossible to consistently eat nine servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Hard, but not impossible.Some raised the point about cost. Yes, there is an additional cost to eating healthy. But what is the cost of not eating this way? When you approach it like this, then I think you come to the...


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Getting Proper Nutrition, Pt. 1

Tags: Body, Inspiration, Nutrition

January 31, 2011 07:20

Over the weekend, ten of my co-workers and I visited with a nutritionist at one of our local grocery stores. I've been really impressed that Martin's Foods has a full-time nutritionist in six of their stores.The goal in our meeting with Lisa was to help us find easy ways to stick to theFull Plate Diet, which encourages participants to eat at least 40 grams of fiber per day. According to the...


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Upcoming Retreats


Upcoming Events at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center, Marriottsville, Maryland.

Jan. 19-21: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest

March 17, 9am-1pm: Prayer Walking
This morning will introduce participants to Prayer Walking, which aims to strengthen our bodies and our relationship with God. Please where comfortable shoes and clothing.

May 11-13: Ignatian Spirituality
This Retreat will focus on key practices of Ignatian Spirituality, including St. Ignatius' deep devotion to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

Sept. 22, 9am-1pm: Ignatian Rules for Eating
Long before our present crisis of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, St. Ignatius included some Rules for Eating in his Spiritual Exercises. Join us to learn what they are and how they might benefit you or someone you love.

Nov. 16-18: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest.

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