Jill Steele

Local elementary principal, Jill Steele leads her students in a school wide walking program each morning. • Her advice? “Start your day with a morning walk.” • Research indicates that walking with a group can boost your mood.

“Grow Something”

Banker and volunteer Michael Malfregeot grows his own vegetables so he has healthy, low-cost food options. • His advice? “Planting something in ground, raised beds, or pots are all low-cost, easy ways to grow.” • Fruits and vegetables are rich in nutrients, especially in phytochemicals, anti-oxidants, vitamin C, vitamin A and folate – and you’ll save […]

“Walk Every Day”

Despite a family history of high cholesterol and open-heart surgery procedures, brothers Charles and Pete Anderson are taking care of themselves so they can be around for their families. • Their advice? “Start with a small achievable physical activity goal such as walking and eating well.” • Research indicates that individuals who have a routine, […]