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Measuring Up

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Measuring Up

When you think of healthy measures what comes to mind? Is it a measuring tool to measure food, Is it measuring the amount of water you intake daily, Is it measuring the amount of sleep you get each night, or maybe measuring the amount of exercise you do daily. Each of these is a healthy […]

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Healthy Heart

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Healthy Heart

Your heart is a vital organ that needs to be cared for to be kept healthy and strong. What can we do to maintain a healthy heart? Protecting your heart can be as simple as taking a brisk walk, enjoying a good vegetable soup, or taking steps to maintaining a healthy weight. Additional ways to […]

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Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

HoFresh or frozen, fruits and vegetables are an important part of our overall healthy eating plan. They are high in vitamins, minerals and fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables may help to control weight and blood pressure. The American Heart Association recommends consuming 8 or more servings […]

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Sodium Intake

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Sodium Intake

How much sodium are you consuming per day? How can you know for sure? The answer is you have to research all of the foods you’re eating in order to know. Nutrition Labels are a very helpful tool when it comes to researching what is in the foods we’re eating. The FDA Food and Drug […]

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Water Aerobics

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Water Aerobics

The City of Los Fresnos offers a free Community Health Outreach Program within its community. The program offers a variety of free classes, activities, nutrition support, blood pressure screenings, BMI screenings, and follow-up care to both men and women 18 and older. The City of Los Fresnos through is Community Outreach Program is now offering […]

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Taco Stuffed Squash Boats

Clean eating is making the healthiest food choices possible, choosing fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean cuts of meat instead of processed and refined foods. Is it possible to have both a delicious and clean eating meal? The answer is yes! Modify the meal you love with a hearty healthier version! Ingredients: • 4 medium […]

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More Fruits and Vegetables

We’ve all heard it said over and over, “You really should be eating more fruits and vegetables.” In my case I heard it a lot from my parents and grandparents growing up and now as an adult I hear it from health educators and my doctors. Is consuming fruits and vegetables really that important? Yes, […]

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Back to School

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Back to School

It’s that time again, it’s back to school time. With all the preparations needed to be made who has time to think about keeping the family healthy and active, right? Wrong, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services both adults and students are more likely to succeed in work and school if […]

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Fun and Fitness!

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Fun and Fitness!

I’ve heard many people say that living a healthy active lifestyle is very expensive. Investing in a good pair of tennis shoes, workout attire, quality headphones and of course gym memberships can discourage many people in taking steps to becoming more active. What if you were offered an opportunity to join in on fun energizing […]

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Healthy Snacks

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Healthy Snacks

We know what healthy snacks are, we know where to find them and we know how important they’re for us to consume daily. The American Heart Association recommends eating five small healthy meals a day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, many of us can’t seem to find the time to prepare them or commit […]

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