Category: Diet

Healthy fall foods found at the Farmer’s Market

October 18, 2012 0 Comments
Healthy fall foods found at the Farmer’s Market

By Betty Murray Dallas is enjoying a slight drop in temperatures this week, reminders that the sweltering summer heat is over for another year. The fall season ushers in the holidays, which for most people means more parties, more celebrations and more eating. Eating fall foods doesn’t have to equal weight gain. There are plenty of [...]

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Nutritional and other benefits of eating organic foods

October 17, 2012 0 Comments
Nutritional and other benefits of eating organic foods

By Betty Murray Organic foods are more nutritious than non-organic foods. Or are they? A study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine in which doctors from Stanford University examined 240 other studies on organic foods over the last 40 years found that organic foods contain little additional nutritional benefits than non-organic foods. The Stanford [...]

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To lose weight, less is more when it comes to exercise

October 15, 2012 0 Comments
To lose weight, less is more when it comes to exercise

By Betty Murray If you’re looking to lose weight by working out, you will likely be disappointed in the results. Are you in denial that you need to change your eating habits in and exercise regularly to lose weight? Over the years, multiple studies have confirmed that exercise yields little weight loss when not combined with [...]

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The link between sugary drinks and genetic obesity

October 10, 2012 0 Comments
The link between sugary drinks and genetic obesity

By Betty Murray Sugary drinks may increase the effect of genes that predispose people to obesity, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Sugary drinks, including sports drinks and soda are directly related to increased weight gain. They are the largest single food source of calories in the country. According [...]

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Vitamin D can help fight heart disease, cancer and chronic fatigue

October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Vitamin D can help fight heart disease, cancer and chronic fatigue

By Betty Murray How much sun did you get today? Exposure to the sun boosts production of vitamin D in your body. Vitamin D is crucial to our overall health, but many people don’t understand the benefits of vitamin D. Vitamin D can help protect against diseases like osteoporosis, heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon [...]

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Enjoy the State Fair the healthy way: Healthy food options at the State Fair of Texas

October 2, 2012 0 Comments
Enjoy the State Fair the healthy way: Healthy food options at the State Fair of Texas

By Betty Murray The State Fair of Texas is off and running, and like any year at the state fair, fried foods rule. An estimated 3 million people will visit the fair this year, many of them to indulge in the newest fried concoction, such as the fried bacon cinnamon roll, fried sugar, chicken fried cactus [...]

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Healthy eating with a busy after school schedule

September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Healthy eating with a busy after school schedule

By Betty Murray A busy back to school schedule means cutting corners on healthy meals for many families. Do you find yourself ordering pizza for the family or sitting in the drive-thru lane more often now that school is back in session? When the kids get home from school, are you more likely to sit them [...]

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Banish Body Fat Lecture FREE LECTURE – January 19th at Central Market in Plano

July 9, 2012 0 Comments
weight loss program

Banish Body Fat – Do you want to Banish Body Fat? Have you been struggling with the battle of the bulge? Do you do all of the “right things” but get NO results?  Then do not miss...

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