Ryan Walseth

30-Day Goals and the Monthly Resolution

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Ever catch yourself saying…”Where did the week go?!” Life as we know it, happens in a series of frequent, short-term events.  For this reason I’ve cast away yearly resolutions (hopes & wishes that often times lack definition) in lieu of monthly goals. Successful people put BIG PICTURE plans in place and work backwards from there. One, three, & five year plans aren’t achieved through resolutions. Learning this from the many successful people I’m fortunate enough to work with on a daily basis brought me to the idea of Monthly Resolutions….read more

Super 6-Pack of Tips about Nutritional Supplements

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Feeling ill? There’s a pill for that. Feeling well? There are plenty of pills for that, too. I’m on the preventative side of health care, so in addition to curating diet and exercise routines, I’m frequently addressing questions regarding nutritional supplementation. TEASER ALERT! Next week I’m going to break down five popular nutritional supplements (calcium, magnesium, Omega-3, multivitamins, & Vitamin D) by benefits, timing, absorption, efficacy and deficiency rates. Without further ado, my “Super 6-Pack of Tips about Nutritional Supplements” 1               Understand that supplements are just that, supplementing a clean diet….read more

7 Ways to think about Eating Differently…

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Food for Thought or Thought for Food…here we go! Take a picture of every meal before you eat it (Instagram ‘food porn’) and text or email to a friend, trainer, nutritionist who is holding you accountable to your weight loss goal. Instead of focusing on carbohydrates, fats, and proteins (macronutrients), focus on foods loaded with vitamins and minerals (micronutrients). Unhealthy processed foods are low in micronutrients but typically high in macronutrients such as bad fats & simple carbs, whereas super foods are loaded with super healthy micronutrients! Experiment: Remove a…read more

Anti-Aging Tips & the Ultimate Superfoods List

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I’ve spent the past few days scouring dozens of health and wellness websites in an effort to come up with the Ultimate Superfoods List (see the list of 75 items below). We’ve all heard of Superfoods, but how do they work in the anti-aging process? When we age our skin becomes dryer, less pliable and can develop “age spots”…this is due to a process called Oxidation. Consuming foods rich in antioxidants (anti-oxidation) such as vitamins A, C, E & Selenium, help to slow the aging process. The list of 75…read more