Welcome to Summer

Judson University is supporting the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge EVERYONE to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day!

Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life? It also reduces your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease and some types of cancers

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults:

  • Aim for 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week. Moderate activity includes things like walking fast, dancing, swimming, and raking leaves.
  • Do muscle-strengthening activities- like lifting weights and using exer-bands- at least 2 days a week.

Physical activity is for everyone! No matter what shape you are in, you can find activities that work for you! Together, we can rise to the challenge and get more active during the month of May.

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Are vitamin drinks really that good for you?

Are Vitamin Drinks really that good for you? Look at the Article on The New York Times that answers that question. The added nutrients may seem good for you, but some scientist are concerned that in a person’s overall diet they may be taking vitamins that are not necessary. There are natural vitamins that you can get from the food that we eat. By taking drinks such as Vitamin Water, these added vitamins can harm you more than they can help you. Most Americans are exceeding the safe level of nutrients their body requires. Read more about this story at http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/30/are-vitamin-drinks-putting-our-health-at-risk/?ref=nutrition

¿Son las bebidas vitamínicas realmente buenas para usted? Puede comprobar la respuesta en The New York Times. Los nutrientes añadidos pueden parecer beneficiosos pero algunos científicos se preguntan si la alimentación de una persona es saludable y balanceada, quizá no seria necesario consumir vitaminas. Hay vitaminas naturales que se pueden consumir a través de los alimentos que tomamos. Si tomamos bebidas vitamínicas, como por ejemplo Vitamin Water, las vitaminas añadidas puede dañarnos en vez de ayudarnos. Muchos americanos llegan a consumir el nivel de nutrientes saludable que su cuerpo requiere. Para mas información consulte el en siguiente enlace http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/30/are-vitamin-drinks-putting-our-health-at-risk/?ref=nutrition