Taking care of your health is a priority and nobody knows that more than physicians and healthcare providers. It can sometimes be difficult to find ways to stay healthy, so we’ve asked members of our Baylor College of Medicine community to share what they do in their daily lives to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Roberta Anding, a registered dietitian with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, gives us the inside scoop on her healthy behaviors.
What healthy decisions start your day?
Starting my day with exercise is my key to setting the stage for a great day.
What is your go-to healthy breakfast?
I vary my best and favorite choices. Peanut butter on a whole grain English muffin with fruit or Greek yogurt fruit/veg smoothie or oatmeal with crushed nuts and dried fruit.
What is your favorite type of exercise?
I like walking but love strength training
What keeps you motivated during your workout? (music, tv, phone call, etc.)
Music and TV if I am on the treadmill
What activities do you do when you can’t fit in a full workout?
We are blessed to have stairs at TCH and my minimum step count is 10K so I won’t call it a day until I reach 10K
What is your favorite healthy snack?
Fruit, nuts or a Kind bar
Do you take vitamins and if so, which ones?
Multivitamin, fish oil, vitamin D
What hobbies do you have to help you relax?
Reading, spending time with family
What is your go-to Houston restaurant for a healthy meal?
TRUE FOODS kitchen
What is your nighttime skincare regimen?
Other than washing my face, I love Prevage moisturizing cream
Do you use a pedometer or Fitbit and what is your daily step goal?
Love my Fitbit and my goal is 15K
What is your favorite health tip that you live by?
Eat what you love in moderation. Life is too short for denial