Try this healthier option for dinner. It takes a vegetarian spin on a casserole-style dish that is full of vegetables and flavor.
Are you looking for a way to spice up your chicken?
Are you in a lunch-packing slump and need new ideas? Try this Curry Chicken Salad.
Birds singing, flowers blooming, and lots of sunshine means spring is finally here! Spring is my absolute favorite time of year and with the days warming up and getting longer, I can’t wait to ditch the sofa and sweats and get outside. What better way to enjoy the changes happening around us than to immerse ourselves in them.
If the mere idea of trying to lose weight fills you with dread, think of this number: 100.
Round and orange they grin and glow, unmistakable signs of fall. But, pumpkins don’t shine only as jack-o’-lanterns.
Talk about a positive perk: By cultivating a spirit of gratitude, you actually end up with more to be thankful for.
Tailgating is synonymous with fans, fun and food—lots and lots of food. Much of the time, those tailgate feasts don’t feature the most healthful fare. But even in the midst of all the fun, good nutrition doesn’t have to go out the window.
Are you looking for activities to teach children and students healthy behaviors and get them moving?
Oh, the joys of summer – pool parties, cookouts, lake days and vacations! As summer continues and we plan activities to enjoy the outdoors, we must keep sun safety in mind.
Each June, Men’s Health Week begins on Father’s Day. The purpose of this week is to raise awareness and promote healthy living in men of all ages. Women might neglect their health because they are busy making sure everyone else in the household is healthy, but according to the Centers for Disease Control, men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year.
Do your picky eaters turn up their noses at everything from A (apricots) to Z (zucchini)? If so, here are some homespun strategies for transforming young fruit and veggie haters into more adventurous (and healthier) food lovers.
If you’re a woman, perhaps one of the most important things you need to know about heart disease is this: You don’t need gray hair to get it—or die from it.
Americans love snacking. On any given day, 90 percent of us nibble between meals. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Calling all schools, businesses, organizations, community members, and leaders: This is the third year HEB has offered the HEB Community Challenge and the second year San Angelo will participate.
Slumbering. Snoozing. Sawing logs. No matter what it’s called, a good night’s sleep never becomes tiresome.
Someone you care about is facing cancer, and you want—very much—to support your friend. But you don’t know what to say or do. You’re hardly alone with how you feel.
No, it’s not hype: Apples really can help keep doctors away. That’s because they’re packed with powerful plant chemicals and other substances that fight disease.
You probably already know this equation: Too much LDL (the bad cholesterol) + not enough HDL (the good cholesterol) + high triglycerides (another blood fat) = potential trouble for your heart.
Are you looking for health and wellness events happening in San Angelo? Look no further… We have added a new feature to the website, an Events page!
What’s the must-have piece of gear for every exerciser? A water bottle.
Maybe this question has been on your mind: Can my mental state affect my physical health?
Taking it easy is one of the best parts about a vacation. But while the rest and scenery may do you some good, the same can’t always be said of the food—especially when you’re driving to your destination. Think empty-calorie, gas station munchies.
Summer should be a stress-free time full of food, friends and fun. “Kids Eat-FREE!” can help. Summer meals are FREE to kids and teens 18 and under.
Ah, those lazy, hazy days of summer. Think vacations. Think school breaks. It seems like a good time for the entire family to just chill and not do any heavy mental lifting.
What dad doesn’t like a snack full of nuts and chocolate? Let’s find a way to combine some of dad’s favorite ingredients to create an energy-dense snack that is portable for all of our ‘on-the-go’ dads!
For some of us, nothing feels as good as basking in the warm sun. But keep this in mind:
If you bask more than just a little, you’re exposing yourself to some big health risks.
We don’t have to train like an athlete to include physical activity in our daily routines. Whether it’s the Couch to 5K or an exercise routine before you get in the shower, we must find ways to move more throughout the day.
When it comes to stroke, remembering the acronym FAST can be life-saving.
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Mother’s Day is a time to show love and appreciation for our moms. Keep this recipe in mind to serve up a tasty treat for breakfast for your special mom.
Last time you were eating on the run or ordering a meal at a restaurant, were you eating on a plate or a platter? Portion sizes have grown drastically over the past 20 years, leading to increases in waistlines.
Do you approach situations with a Debbie Downer or Sally Sunshine demeanor? Your mindset has a cause and effect hold on your perceptions and actions. Find out how you handle situations and learn some tips to turn your attitude around.
Heart disease is a friend to no one. It does not discriminate between gender, race or even age and continues to claim the lives of more American women than cancer or any other illness.
Happy hour, weekend dinner, Sunday brunch… it’s not your friend’s fault you ordered the double bacon cheeseburger, but they did and man, it looked delicious.
Lofty or little, any goal is worth setting and achieving. Let us help you turn into a determined goal-crusher so you can jump into January & the rest of the year feeling positive & refreshed.
Have you ever asked someone for something and they gave you an excuse that doesn’t really hold water?
Working in Health and Wellness, we often hear many excuses about why people cannot make healthy changes. The number one excuse seems to be: “I don’t have time!”
Health and Wellness would like to wish you a very Happy New Year.
Ready to bring in the New Year without the extra calories? Try this punch with one of the three variations that will save you a few calories and taste just as good!
Wishing you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!
Blueberries and Chocolate… the antioxidant powerhouses. Put them together in a delicious brownie and you’ve got twice as many reasons to eat them. Try these brownies for your next holiday party and everyone will be asking for the recipe.
No small potatoes with this soup recipe, folks! The chill is upon us and nothing warms the body and soul more than a steaming bowl of thick homeade potato soup.
It’s not unusual to decide you want to lose some weight before going on vacation. In fact, an impending vacation is one of the top reasons people give for starting diet and exercise regimens. Of course you want to look fantastic on your trip, but hopefully you want to look just as good on the way home.
This holiday season, let’s be thankful for good health and great food as we share healthy options with family and friends. Here is a version of sweet potatoes that has a lighter coating sauce that brings out the flavor of the sweet potatoes and saves a few calories.
Carrot Cake is a classic dessert that echoes the scents and flavors of the holiday season, but just because it has carrots does not mean it is automatically a healthy choice. Here’s a recipe you can feel good about.
It’s that time of year… Thanksgiving is around the corner. Holiday eats and treats can come with many tasty temptations. Be on the lookout for holiday recipes and tips that let you partake in the festivities without all the extra calories. Everyone needs a little spice during the holidays, so let’s start with some Pumpkin Spiced Biscuits.
Every October, we remind women of the importance of receiving and scheduling a mammogram. We talk so much about the screenings, because they are extremely important in the detection and prevention of breast cancer.
Every day you decide what to eat, but you might not understand why you eat.
For instance, do you eat only when you’re truly hungry or do you sometimes nosh because you’re bored or sad or because a tempting TV ad sent you to the fridge?
The answer to those questions can be important—especially if you’re trying to lose or maintain weight.
Medical Radiology Technologist at Shannon Medical Center, Luis Rodriguez, has worked hard to change his health habits over the past three years.
In 2010, Luis was chosen to participate in the Naturally Slim program due to his profile— waistline, high cholesterol and high triglycerides.
The second annual Healthy at H-E-B Community Challenge begins on September 1st and ends November 1st. This eight-week competition challenges cities, towns, and communities across the state to compete to see which can demonstrate the greatest commitment to healthy living.
What’s the most important lifestyle change you can make to become a healthier you?
A change you will commit to. A change you enjoy. A change that will last a lifetime!
In a medium bowl, mix together yogurt and cream cheese (use a blender for smoother results). Stir in tomatoes, olives,oregano, parsley and pepper, to taste.Spread on whole grain crackers, use as a dip or spread on bread instead of mayo for a flavorfulsandwich or burger