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UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin is committed to your health. Find tips and advice from UW Health experts to help you maintain the best health possible - from managing your stress to staying active, eating well and enjoying life.

UW Health at the American Center Learning Kitchen: Healthy plate of food

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Healthy, Tasty Meals

Join The American Center’s registered dietitian and chef, Julie Andrews, to learn how to make delicious, healthy meals.

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UW Health fitness classes: Women doing yoga

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Get Moving

We have fitness and performance classes for athletes of all levels, from yoga and Qigong to Masters Swim and cross training.

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The UW Health Kids blogs Growing Up Healthy and Writes of Passage Blog provide resources and tips to help your family be healthy.

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Growing Up Healthy

Our Growing Up Healthy for kids and Writes of Passage for teens blogs helps you create a positive, healthy environment for your family. View the blogs

 

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Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

Having friends doesn’t just help our mental health, they help our physical health, too. And thanks to social media, we can now stay connected to friends and family across the globe. Things like Facetime and chat features help us keep friends an...
2/22/2017 | Feeling Lonely? Generate Your Own Warmth

The Building Blocks of a Heart-Healthy Breakfast

The Building Blocks of a Heart-Healthy Breakfast

We’ve all heard it – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And while there is some debate about that, there’s no question that starting your day off with a healthy meal – even if it is small – has a lot of ben...
2/22/2017 | The Building Blocks of a Heart-Healthy Breakfast

What to Think About When Daring to Go Bare

What to Think About When Daring to Go Bare

Wax, shave or go au naturel? While it’s usually beauty magazines that talk about grooming and hygiene for “down there,” UW Health dermatologist Apple Bodemer, MD shares that there are medical reasons to consider personal habits...
2/21/2017 | What to Think About When Daring to Go Bare

Creating New Healthy Habits

Creating New Healthy Habits

Maybe it’s the New Year, or even a certain birthday milestone – the time comes when we plan to make healthy lifestyle changes like exercising regularly, eating better, or finally getting that dental check-up. And, soon after we find our g...
1/19/2017 | Creating New Healthy Habits

Getting a Good Workout at Home

Getting a Good Workout at Home

Think you need to join a gym to get a good workout? UW Health Sports Performance specialist Alison Regal disagrees. Regal, who works with athletes of all ages and abilities in the state-of-the-art Performance Center that houses her program, says...
1/18/2017 | Getting a Good Workout at Home

Putting a New Spin on Superfoods

Putting a New Spin on Superfoods

It seems like every day there's a new diet, superfood or supplement you're encouraged to try to maintain heart health. It might feel overwhelming, but you're getting sick of eating oatmeal every morning and steaming the same vegetables every night.Wh...
1/18/2017 | Putting a New Spin on Superfoods

 

 

 

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