Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Study Shows Chair Yoga Treats Osteoarthritis

chair yoga

For the millions of older adults who suffer from osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events.
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State Park: What’s New for 2017

Black Rock Mountain State Park

A new year means new changes, updates and additions to elevate visitors’ experiences at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites. With these new offerings guests to Georgia’s state parks will find new ways to get out, discover and explore.
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Recipe: Purple Bean Power Wraps

Purple Bean Wrap

The best time to buy cabbage in Georgia is December through March. It’s high in vitamin C, low in calories and is free of fat and cholesterol. Beware—cabbage begins to rapidly lose its vitamin C one it’s been cut.
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Five Tips for a Healthier You in 2017

Hands washing red pepper

The calendar has rolled over, so what better time than the present to start setting some new nutrition goals for 2017? Here are five tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to help you reach new heights in the new year.
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Recipe: Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings is on most everyone’s comfort food list, and with snowflakes in most everyone’s forecast, this lighter version of the classic comfort food is a must (take it from us, we tested it and it passed even the harshest critics)!
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Coconut oil: Friend or Foe? Maybe a little bit of both.

By Alison C. Berg, PhD, RDN, LD So, you’ve heard that fats from plants are better than fats from animals, right? For example, olive oil is better for you than bacon fat, right? But why? Well, the reasoning is that animal fats are primarily the saturated type of fat. Years of scientific…
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