Tag Archive: nutrition

Sep 28 2013

Bossing the poor around:How about a bill banning soda sales at the House of Representatives’ cafeterias?

I spent a few months on food stamps this year. As a single woman in San Diego, I qualified for $70 a month — less than a dollar per meal. But I’m lucky and I’m unusual because many of my friends are farmers and gardeners and I know how to forage wild foods. Determined to …

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Aug 02 2013

“Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes

For those who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or who have had it for a while but have trouble understanding what to eat or how to keep up with their reading, the Gregg County Extension Office has a program designed to help. “Do Well, Be Well” with diabetes is a nine-lesson program that …

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Jul 29 2013

Go Texan Round-up looms: Commissioner Staples encourages Texans to eat local, support Texas farmers, ranchers

Texas-grown food and beverages are big on flavor and nutrition and provide a major impact on the Texas economy. Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today encouraged diners to support Texas farmers and ranchers by eating at restaurants participating in the sixth annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, presented by Farm Credit, between July 22-28. GO TEXAN Restaurant …

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Jul 31 2012

Celebrating the healthy woman

LRMC presents evening with Rike The old saying about a woman’s work never being done could not be more true. Mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends, mentors, volunteers and career professionals have to tend to the needs of so many others. Too often they have no time left for themselves. Longview Regional Medical Center’s (LRMC) Healthy Woman program …

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Apr 17 2012

Cleaning the junk out your diet

By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert Eating healthy all the time can be extremely challenging for many individuals.  It is especially challenging when we have spent years allowing ourselves to give into our every temptation.  This struggle comes from the very inner desire for the perfect mixture of sugar, salt, and fat.  The sugar adds sweetness, …

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Mar 20 2012

LCW slates health symposium

The Longview Community Women (LCW) will sponsor their first event from 10:30am- to 12:30pmon Sat., March 31, 2012 at the Longview Public Library, 222 W. Cotton Str.in Longview, Texas. Every woman is invited to this free event. Door prizes will be given away. Speakers include: Dr. April Gaston, Exercise trainer Jean Mitchell and Dr. Stephen …

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Mar 15 2012

The key to glycemic index

By Caty Millburg Many of you may be asking yourselves, “What can I do to eat healthier?”.  There are so many different resources available out there and it seems like they are all saying something different, so who is right?  It can be hard to filter through the information, but referring to several sources including …

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Apr 14 2011

TOPS lists overestimated eateries

It appears that all “healthy” restaurant cuisine is not.  There are ways to guard against being mislead while dining out. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club nutritional expert Beth LaCoste is part of a nonprofit organization advocating improved public health through the shedding of excess poundage.  She recommends asking servers how food is prepared, and …

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