Category: e-nutrionist

Want to lose weight? Don’t skip breakfast

October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Want to lose weight? Don’t skip breakfast

By Betty Murray            This won’t be the last time you’ll here this: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A new report from Cornell University muddies the water a bit about the importance of breakfast, but don’t let the results of the study fool you. Skipping breakfast is not […]

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Broccoli’s New Superpower

September 28, 2013 0 Comments
Broccoli’s New Superpower

By Betty Murray A superfood is a food that contains nutrients known to provide health benefits, including enhance longevity and is backed by scientific studies. Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that contains vitamins A, B, C and K, as well as potassium, zinc and fiber and has long been considered a superfood for it’s low-calorie, nutrient-rich […]

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5 September Superfoods

September 16, 2013 0 Comments
5 September Superfoods

By Betty Murray It may still be hot outside, but fall is just days away. As the seasons change, so do the fresh foods that are in season. Many of these vegetables and fruits pack a powerful punch, which is why they’ve been dubbed “superfoods.” These five foods are so rich in nutrients, their health benefits […]

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Healthy Low Calorie Cocktails From Texas Living TV Segment with Betty Murray

March 1, 2013 0 Comments
Healthy Low Calorie Cocktails From Texas Living TV Segment with Betty Murray

Sticking to your New Year’s Resolutions just got easier with these low calorie cocktails from Sparkling ICE and HINT Water.  Ditch the cocktail mixes and juices that are loaded with sugar and calories.  Instead, mix...

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More Healthy Fall Foods

November 9, 2012 0 Comments
More Healthy Fall Foods

By Betty Murray Daylight Savings Time has ended, Halloween is now behind us and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. With the cooler fall temperatures come some of my favorite fall vegetables. Many people equate fall holidays with weight gain, but there are a number of fall foods that are healthy and rich in nutrients. As [...]

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Pumpkin Seeds: Small seeds, big health benefits

October 23, 2012 0 Comments
Pumpkin Seeds: Small seeds, big health benefits

By Betty Murray Did you know pumpkin seeds are packed full of nutritional benefits. When it’s time to carve pumpkins this year, don’t be too quick to throw away the seeds. Pumpkin seeds are a delicious and nutritious snack, in fact, they are some of the most nutritious seeds we can eat. Pumpkin seeds are rich [...]

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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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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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