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Muslim Food Groups: How to Improve Community Nutrition
MuslimMatters, Texas - October 27, 2017

While many Muslim individuals and families are focusing on their nutrition and trying to eat healthier, when it comes to our community events and gatherings, the nutritional aspect of the food we serve is severely lacking. How can we work to better our nutrition ...

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Focus on nutrition
Odessa American, Texas - August 13, 2017

Another option to consider adding to your diet is cocoa flavanols. These plant-based phytonutrients are found naturally in cocoa, and research supports that these flavanols work within your body to help maintain healthy blood flow. While chocolate, including dark ...

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UT Austin to begin offering online Masters of Nutrition degree this fall
KXAN.com, Texas - July 4, 2017

AUSTIN (KXAN) â Students seeking their Master of science in Nutritional Sciences at UT Austin will soon be able to receive their entire degree from a laptop in their own home. This entirely-online master's program will be available for the first time

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Testimony: Calvin Walker was paid with nutrition program funds
Beaumont Enterprise, Texas - June 28, 2017

While giving examples of the district's mismanagement of money, Gohlke testified that Child Nutrition Program funds were used to pay Calvin Walker, a former contract electrician currently facing charges of fraud and money laundering in Jefferson County's Criminal ...

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Esperanza Peace and Justice Center Welcomes "Decolonize Your Diet" Authors
San Antonio Current, Texas - June 23, 2017

Without being too cliche, try not to judge "Decolonize Your Diet" by its cover. Though the in-your-face title might be a turn-off for readers and cooks unfamiliar with indigenous fare, this expertly written cookbook could one day help heal the masses.

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Study links diet sodas to higher risk of dementia, stroke
Palestine Herald Press, Texas - June 20, 2017

ANDERSON, Ind. â A new study claims to have found a connection between drinking diet soda and being at higher risk of developing dementia and stroke. However, the study's author is calling for more research to be done. The study found an association ...

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DNA test tells you which workout, diet is perfect for you | WFAA.com
WFAA, Texas - May 9, 2017

Since 2012, Kurt Johnsen says his company has tested the DNA of 11000 people, analyzing genes to match you with the best type of workout, diet, and vitamins ...

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Texas Tech's 2017 Nutrition and Weight Management Day
News/Talk 790 KFYO, Texas - May 8, 2017

The Department of Nutritional Sciences and the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech are hosting several presentations throughout the day on nutrition and healthy weight management. The event will take place from 3:00pm to 8:30pm inside the ...

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Nutrition wisdom from yesterday
Jacksonville Daily Progress, Texas - May 2, 2017

He advocated good hydration, a vegetarian diet and daily activity as a plan for keeping the body healthy and free of disease. In this time period, his dietary approach which included specific guidelines such as replacing animal proteins (meat and dairy) with plant ...

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Does high-protein diet affect kidneys?
Jacksonville Daily Progress, Texas - April 14, 2017

In this instance, following a high-protein diet, and specifically the induction phases of some of the most popular programs, can lead to a steeper decline in function. For these individuals, high-protein diets are not recommended. Is it animal protein or plant ...

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Alkaline diet can aid in kidney health, doctors say
KPRC Houston, Texas - April 14, 2017

The Alkaline diet is marketed on drinks, water and known to be high in many different foods (broccoli, asparagus, avocado, tomato). This is not just another trend, this diet could actually help save lives. "I had no idea, I thought I had kidney stones

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NISD recognized for nutrition efforts
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise, Texas - March 30, 2017

A new resident found itself a new home in the Navarro ISD trophy case this week thanks to a district-wide initiative to provide healthy food options and education on nutrition.Navarro ISDâs child nutrition department won a Best of the Bunch Award for the third ...

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Out with the diet, in with the lifestyle
The Baylor Lariat, Texas - March 16, 2017

In today's society, people are pressured to comply with social expectations of being skinny, athletic and beautiful.Society tends to judge people's beauty by their physical appearance or how many likes they get on an Instagram posts. With all the

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San Antonio Food Bank hosts nutrition summit
KSAT San Antonio, Texas - March 15, 2017

"We need to have a healthy dose of fresh fruits and vegetables in our diet, and sometimes, individuals are not familiar or they've never experienced that," Cooper said. "So teaching healthy recipes, teaching people how to use those or foods in their

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Austin360Cooks: What happens when you go cold turkey on Diet Coke?
Austin American-Statesman, Texas - March 14, 2017

For the first time, I had changed my diet for health and not because of a desperate attempt to lose weight. I felt empowered. I felt so free that I actually went to True Blue Tattoo and bragged about my new life to artist Jason Garcia while he gave me that fabulous ...

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