According to a recent study by LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, naringenin, a chemical found in oranges and other citrus fruits, could be helpful in controlling blood glucose levels and increasing the amount of calories people burn.
Baton Rouge General is teaming up with Rouses Markets to offer monthly Grocery Store Tours, which they hope will help people learn to choose healthy food and gain a better understanding of nutrition labels.
Baton Rouge has a pretty big fitness community, but there’s one program that’s on a special mission to condition your body and heart. Refit 225 Tribe aims to give you a workout and what they call “heart work.”
If you’re wanting to show thanks to your family this year, be sure to include healthier side dishes during your Thanksgiving dinner. Ochsner’s Eat Fit BR makes finding healthy recipes easy using their free mobile app.
SweatBox Baton Rouge is one of the latest fitness studios in the Baton Rouge area offering a variety of classes ranging from Zumba, boot camp and urban dance. They also offer meal planning and nutrition advice for their members.