Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Mind, Body & Spirit Festival

October 24th & 25th   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Admission: $3 Texas Healers invites you to open yourself up to new dimensions! Explore an assortment of unique products and gifts, from cosmetics to books to...

Juicing 101: RGV Style

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (binge watching Gilmore Girls counts too), there’s a high chance you’ve heard of the ever so popular juicing trend. From 3-day cleanses to concoctions that make consuming...

Everything You Need To Know About Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners, and Healthy Holiday Baking

If you’re looking to cut back on calories and avoid a carb overload this holiday season, then you’re probably considering baking some of your favorite dishes with artificial sweeteners. Luckily, there are a host...

The Truth Behind the Health Benefits of Tea

Tea can be found anywhere. From premium teas in restaurants, to bottled teas at convenience stores, simply picking a type of tea can be overwhelming. Tea is a staple drink in modern society and...

Protein and Your Exercise Regimen: All Your Questions Answered

In honor of National Nutrition Month, let’s spend a little time talking about nutrition. Specifically, let’s talk about protein and your exercise routine. We all know that – in general - we should maintain a...

7 Stretches You Should Be Doing Daily

Without getting into those more complicated poses and stretches, here’s a list of some simple stretches to incorporate into your weekly exercise routine. Each stretch will help strengthen and improve flexibility for every area...

10 Food Label Claims and What They Mean

In our previous post about food label claims, we took a look at the types of claims consumers see in the supermarket, and learned a little about the regulatory agencies who oversee the use...

A Writer’s Rant and Some RGV Groups that are Taking on a Health Initiative

I remember the day the Washington Post published an article about obesity in South Texas – particularly on the diet-related issues of the RGV. I thought to myself, “Our community is in for a...

Adding to the Hype: Boxing IS All it’s Made Out to Be

When my boss took my coworkers and I to the boxing gym near our workplace in December, I assumed we were in for another soon-to-be failed attempt at a New Year’s Resolution. While we’re...

Life Driving You Cray? 5 Awesome Tips to De-Stress

Happy to finally have the weekend show up off after a stressful week at work? Well somebody decided to receive their work emails on their personal phone…and your frenemy on Facebook has decided to...