Healthy Living - "In The Know" Blog

Educational Disclaimer

The information provided is for the purpose of education and resource only and should not be taken as advice and is not a substitute for professional advice. Any links enclosed are for the sole purpose of reliable research and are in no way a reflection of products or companies endorsed by St. Timothy Lutheran Church. I have no disclosures and any information provided is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge. Although I am a professional I reserve the right to change the focus or content of this blog or how I manage or run this blog at any time.

—Kim Runge, RN

Weekly Health Message – GO NUTS!

Weekly Health Message – GO NUTS!

Go NUTS! Crunchy nuts are petite powerhouses of taste and nutrition. They’re portable and delicious. Nuts have protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Healthier choices are: Almonds Hazelnuts Peanuts Pecans Pistachios Walnuts American Heart Association...

read more
Weekly Health Message – Managing Your Stress

Weekly Health Message – Managing Your Stress

Feeling stressed out? If you find yourself unable to function at the level you used to or at the level you wish to, stress may be interfering with your life. Check out these stress-busting strategies, which will provide you with a sense of control over your life...

read more
Weekly Health Message – How Much Sugar Is Too Much?

Weekly Health Message – How Much Sugar Is Too Much?

The American Heart Association recommends limiting intake of added sugar to 6 teaspoons (25 grams or 100 calories) for women and 9 teaspoons for men (36 grams or 150 calories) per day.  Most Americans consume nearly 20 spoons of added sugars each day. That is more...

read more
Exercise Your Brain

Exercise Your Brain

Knowledge is the one of the best exercises for your brain. Health experts advise that thinking about activity is the first step to a healthier you. Having a plan for being active gets you closer to living each day to the fullest. Do you know why health experts advise...

read more
Introducing the “Healthy Living Program”

Introducing the “Healthy Living Program”

St. Timothy Lutheran Church knows the importance of a Christ-centered life focusing on body, mind and spiritual health.  A recent survey completed by the congregation focused on resources to achieve these goals. In accordance with working to achieve physical health,...

read more

Informative Interview about COVID-19

There are still many unanswered questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. Will adults who were vaccinated need a booster? What are the recommendations about vaccinating adolescents ages 12-18 years old? When will elementary age children be vaccinated? Will elementary age...

read more

Fit 4 Life

Coming in the fall we will be restarting our weekly exercise class with Dina Kartsonas OT from Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers. Throughout this past year, besides the exercise videos and resources on our website 'In The...

read more

COVID Guidelines: Where are we now?

As we continue our daily journey through the pandemic, it is refreshing to note the positive changes occurring. Our life activities are improving. The ability to be vaccinated continues to improve. We are able to gather with family, friends and in fellowship with...

read more

Gathering Safely After Receiving the Covid Vaccination

More people are receiving the Covid-19 vaccination. The questions we ask are...Who can we gather with? How do we gather safely? When will we be able to change our current behavior? What does this mean for those not vaccinated? As the Center for Disease Control studies...

read more
1313 North Mill Street
Naperville, IL 60563

630.355.1330