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Eating Healthy: It’s YOUR Responsibility

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: How can you learn basic health information?
Air Date: 9/1/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Brian Parr, PhD
Brian Parr Brian Parr, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of South Carolina Aiken where he teaches undergraduate courses in exercise physiology, research methods, nutrition, and health behaviors. He also conducts research in physical activity and weight control.

Dr. Parr is an ACSM member and an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist. Dr. Parr writes a weekly Health & Fitness column for a local newspaper and is a regular contributor to magazines, websites, and professional publications.
Eating Healthy: It’s YOUR Responsibility
It all seems so simple; steer clear of processed foods, exercise, drink lots of water, and you'll be on the right path for a healthy life.

However, it's not that simple.

Nutrition and exercises are constantly changing, and it seems like there are always new diets to try and new workouts that promise to help shed troubled areas.

This can make you feel confused, overwhelmed, and quick to throw in the towel.

It's not your fault if you struggle with understanding health information and the recommendations that surround you.

But, it IS your responsibility to learn as much as you can to make the best choices for you and your family.

How can you learn basic health information?

Brian Parr, PhD, shares why it's your responsibility to learn how to eat healthy for you and your family.