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Decoding Food Labels and Making Informed Choices!
As we embark on our health improvement journey, it’s essential to decipher the seemingly obscure language of food labels. Let’s unravel the truth behind common claims found on our favorite products: “All Natural”: While products labeled as “all-natural” can’t have…
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October 19, 2023

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Embracing Lasting Change: Insights and Tips for a Healthier, Happier You
Congratulations, you’re on a journey towards a healthier, happier you. As we explore some insightful takeaways and valuable tips, remember that the power to change is within you.  Start Small, Stay Consistent: Transforming your habits doesn’t require massive leaps. Begin…
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October 10, 2023

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10 Ways to Prioritize Your Health While Attending a Conference 
Conferences are exciting opportunities for learning and networking, but they can also make it challenging to maintain our healthy routines. As the Healthier Texas Summit approaches, we’re here with ten strategies to ensure you can make the most of the…
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October 2, 2023

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5 Tips for a Healthier Back to School, Texas Edition
*Written by our Lead Telehealth Coach, Natalie Richardson, sharing valuable insights on improving your health and wellness. Happy back-to-school days! With school back in session, you’re probably getting the hang of the school schedule and getting back in the routine,…
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September 25, 2023

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2022 It’s Time Texas Sweet Summer Habits Campaign
  It’s Time Texas is hosting a free, statewide Sweet Summer Habits Campaign to encourage all Texans to kick off summer on the right foot by practicing healthy habits. With a downloadable calendar full of healthy activities, virtual physical activity…
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May 27, 2022

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Registro de actividades saludables
Estamos en la recta final del Community Challenge y siento que no estoy lista para dejar de registrar todas las actividades saludables que realizo durante el día, mentiría si dijera que no disfruto ver mi lista de “My reported activity”…
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February 24, 2021

5 Ways to Incorporate Healthy Eating Habits at Home
  We are going through some unprecedented times causing a lot of us spend more time and meals at our homes. This extra time spent at home can really influence our eating choices. For many of us coming up with…
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January 22, 2021

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From mindless munching to family feasts: Unpacking emotional eating
If you’ve ever watched a food commercial (or simply walked upright), you’ve probably picked up on the idea that eating isn’t always about physical hunger. At different times, we may use food as a comfort, incentive, distraction, or reward. Maybe…
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February 2, 2020

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5 Tips on Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food in the New Year
By: Hawley Poinsett, MS, RDN, LD for Beef Loving Texans Everyday we are inundated with information about the best new way to get healthy or lose weight, but during the New Year it is simply overwhelming. One report may tell…
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January 17, 2020

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Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season
From family feasts to age-old traditions, the holidays give us a lot to look forward to. But they also bring their own set of challenges: too much food, too many parties, too much stress, and too little time. For those…
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December 16, 2019

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At 64, Lee Is Reinventing His Approach To Health
When you ask Lee what he’s into, you’ll soon find out it’s a lot. Born and raised in McAllen, Texas, Lee grew up fishing and water skiing along the Gulf Coast. As a teenager, he worked as a lifeguard, swimming…
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September 17, 2019

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How Can Health Coaching Improve Men’s Health?
Did you know that men’s health is only 25% determined by genetics? Lifestyle choices can have a huge impact on overall health.  If you, or a man in your life, needs some help in committing to a healthy lifestyle, health…
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June 6, 2019

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Keep Up The #CommunityChallenge Momentum: Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle Year-Round
The #CommunityChallenge is over, and over 25,000 Texans formed new healthy habits during the Challenge. From exercising more, eating healthier foods, to drinking more water you worked hard to transform health across Texas. Don’t let that hard work go to…
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March 6, 2019

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Swap The Sugar After Valentine’s Day
With February in full swing, people tend to fall into patterns of over indulgence when it comes to sugar. This Valentine’s Day, why not show a little love to the most important person in your life, yourself! Swap the sugar…
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February 15, 2019

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Ideas to Create a Healthy Community
The #CommunityChallenge is about building a healthy community, but doesn’t work without the involvement of the hardworking people! You don’t have to be the mayor to engage the people around you, you just need to be passionate about practicing a…
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February 12, 2019