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Healthy Holiday Party Options

Posted by Calvert Collins-Bratton on Dec 4, 2017 9:47:38 AM

There are some things around the holidays that we just can’t avoid: irritating in-laws, pointed questions, and the occasional family rift over politics or sports teams. Somewhere on the table between your Aunt Sue and your hungry child is a smorgasbord of mouth-watering diet-busting platters of food. It doesn’t have to be that way, and you can, in fact, have your cake and eat it too.

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Where to find the freshest produce

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Sep 19, 2017 10:31:05 AM

When it comes to natural deliciousness, I find nothing compares to fresh-off-the-farm fruits and vegetables picked at their prime season for harvest. The fewer days from the farm to the dinner plate, the better foods taste and the more flavor and nutrition they add to my favorite recipes. And that makes eating healthier a pleasure!

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Mommy and Me Recipes

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sep 12, 2017 10:03:29 AM

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Welcome Fall, bring on the pumpkin!

Posted by Calvert Collins-Bratton on Aug 24, 2017 9:41:13 AM

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Topics: Nutrition, Recipes

How about these apples? 3 apple-icious recipes you won’t want to miss

Posted by Sarah Cohen on Aug 23, 2017 2:15:12 PM

 

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No Oven Summer Recipes

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Jul 31, 2017 3:12:24 PM

 

There’s no way around it – Texas summers are hot. In addition to the CDC’s recommended goal of 5 servings of fruits and veggies a day. How can one maintain a healthy diet while staying cool in the kitchen? If you don’t want to feel like you’re baking in an oven, beat the heat with these light, oven-free recipes that will keep your body fueled, hydrated, and satisfied.

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Health Halo Effect – Don’t Fall for the Hype

Posted by Stacy Covitz on Apr 24, 2017 8:49:27 AM

Methodist Health System Manager of Employee Wellness, Caroline Susie, explains what you need to watch out for on food labels.

“Made with Agave”, “All Natural”, “Gluten Free.” We’ve all heard or read these phrases before.  They adorn food packages to make you feel better about eating or drinking what’s inside. The labels are designed to make you think the food is healthy when in reality, these foods may not be any healthier than its less-expensive rivals. In some cases, the food may not be healthy at all. This is spin, and you just fell for it. 

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Eating to Prevent Colon Cancer

Posted by Caroline Susie on Mar 14, 2017 11:11:51 AM

While 90% of colon cancer occurs in adults over the age of 50, colon cancer diagnosis are on the rise in millennials. While researchers are still trying to figure out why, colon cancer still remains the number one most preventable cancer. Here is what the latest research shows us:

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Topics: Nutrition

How to Navigate the Salad Bar

Posted by Caroline Susie on Feb 20, 2017 1:59:06 PM

When you are trying to eat right, you go for the salad, right?  But did you know that some salads have more than 1,000 calories in them?  Gasp!  That is more than 3 oz lean beef, green beans and a potato side!  You can get to 1,000 calories in a hurry with toppings like cheese, croutons, fried meats and creamy dressing.  In fact, most fast food salads have more calories than a burger.  Yikes!  Here is how you can build and order salad and feel good about your decision.

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Recipe Rehab: Game Day Edition

Posted by Lizzy McCrary on Feb 3, 2017 7:30:00 AM

One month into 2017, many resolutions have come and gone. Some faithful dieters are still sticking to their guns and cutting calories and increasing exercise. Often by the time the Big Game rolls around the first Sunday in February, healthy habits can go out the window. After all, Super Bowl food is rarely super-healthy.

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Topics: Nutrition, Recipes

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