Author Archives: Chris Thompson

Eating Like a Vulture – Why You Should Refrain From Mystery Meats

By: Lauren Berryman We, as human beings, are omnivores, meaning we eat plants and animals. However, some people choose to eliminate meat from their diets for health reasons or ethical concerns. Nevertheless, since we are at the top of the animal kingdom, we should eat like it. That means refraining from mystery meats. Here at […]

Use It or Lose It: The Importance of Building Muscle

By: Lauren Berryman As the old adage goes, “use it or lose it.” If you do not use your muscles, you will lose them. That is why strength training is important, especially when dieting and aging. In addition to cardiovascular exercise, strength training is necessary to develop a balanced exercise regime. Building lean muscle helps […]

Why You Should Say “No” to Processed Foods

By: Lauren Berryman Nowadays, Americans are busier than ever. From working nine to five to picking kids up from school to running errands around town and so on, we crave convenience. Convenience takes the form of fast food restaurants, microwavable meals and vending machine snacks. However, these processed foods, which are presumed to be convenient, […]

Hydration in the Summer Heat

By: Lauren Berryman With high temperatures surpassing 90 degrees lately, Louisvillians must ensure they are staying hydrated in this summer heat. With many activities outdoors, hydration is of upmost importance. The human body is composed of over 60 percent water, and it cannot function without it. Water aids metabolic processes, regulates body temperature, controls blood […]

Grill Up a Healthy 4th of July Cookout

By: Lauren Berryman Now that summer cookouts are in full swing, enjoy surrounding yourself with family and friends. Here is a healthy twist to your 4th of July cookout that will surely set off fireworks (see recipes below).   One of the best parts of cooking out is grilling. And, grilling is a healthier way […]

CBD Oil – Revolutionary or Trendy?

By: Lauren Berryman   Cannabidiol oil, more commonly known as CBD oil, is speculated to be a “cure-all” solution to various ailments. However, with little research conducted on this popular product, the possible health benefits of using CBD oil are not yet confirmed. This leads to the question: Is CBD oil revolutionary or trendy?   […]

Sip Some Summer Smoothies

By: Lauren Berryman   Happy Summer! Here’s to more trips to the pool, cookouts with family and friends, and classic sweltering temperatures we Louisvillians know all too well!   Fresh, homemade smoothies are a popular way to stay cool this summer. The great thing about smoothies is that you can practically use any combination of […]

Weekly yoga classes available on Sundays at Heuser Health! Here is why you should try it out.

  By: Lauren Berryman Yoga originated in India around 3000 B.C. and is practiced globally today. The word “yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit term yujir meaning “to unite.” 1 More specifically, yoga unites one’s mind, body, and spirit as the exercise promotes both mental and physical health. Yoga is a type of neuromotor exercise […]

Heuser Cross-Corporate Challenge 2019 RESULTS

The 2019 Cross-Corporate Challenge had many amazing performances and personal bests!  It’s always impressive how everybody digs in and brings out their best.  You rose to the occasion!   CONGRATULATIONS to ALL who participated!     Perennial power Texas Roadhouse defended their Team title, edging Brown Forman, Papa Johns, Genscape and more. Congrats to Texas Roadhouse!     […]