Not all physical activity is created equal
Monday, September 1, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
All exercise (running, biking, swimming, resistance training, etc.) is some form of physical activity but not all physical activities (chores, gardening, knitting, dancing, etc.) are necessarily exercise. Many people think that they don’t need to exercise because they are already active. However, activity alone does not necessarily lead to improved physical fitness.
How nutritious is organic food?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
On July 14, 2014, the British Journal of Nutrition published a research article about the nutrition content of organic foods compared to conventional foods. The article reviewed 343 studies of organic compared to conventional foods. It concluded that the organic foods contained slightly more antioxidants, slightly fewer pesticide residues, and lower levels of the toxic metal cadmium. The next day, the Los Angeles Times published a story about the article with the headline, “Organic foods more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies.”
Let’s welcome the world to Greenville
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 @ 9:27 PM
Global recognition is coming to the Upstate Aug. 27 – Sept. 1 in the form of the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships. Greenville will play host to over 300 of the world’s best athletes for the first Para-Cycling Road World Championship in the United States since 1998. With over 40 countries represented, this five-day competition will bring diverse cultures and unrivaled talent to the Upstate for an unforgettable experience.