Gardening, Can You Dig It? How a Garden Can Help Your Mental Health

By Jentry Larsen
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Planning on planting some blooms or veggies this summer? You may think that you are just helping to beautify your neighborhood (and your neighbors will thank you), but did you know there are mental health benefits that come with gardening?

4 Recipes for a Healthier Summer

By Jentry Larsen
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With lazy summer days and no school for the kids, it's normal to have your routine get a little out of control. One thing you can control, however, is your eating habits. Cravings for sugary summer treats and junkfood may taunt you, but healthy snacking is possible during these hot, summer months. Here are 4 healthy (and delicious) recipes to try this summer!

My Heart Challenge Family Reports on Efforts to Change Diets

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Eating Heart Healthy was not what the Genovesi-Stidd family was doing before the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute's My Heart Challenge: Family Edition. They were eating quick, easy and cost effective no matter what the food was doing to their bodies.

Family Fitness: Get Moving!

By Dr Jared Miner
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Set goals to make this the year to make family time an active time together. When it comes to spending quality, active time with family, think outside the box – or rather, outside the house.

“Take a look outside,” recommended Dr. Jared Miner, MD, PhD, a family medicine physician. “We have easy access to endless opportunities for outdoor family activities 365 days a year in Utah.”