Category: health

Are You Getting Enough Potassium in Your Diet?

March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Are You Getting Enough Potassium in Your Diet?

By Betty Murray Potassium is a mineral that is essential to the function of all of the body’s cells, tissues, and organs. It is also an electrolyte and is crucial to heart function, the skeletal and muscular systems, and digestion. Potassium is found in many foods, including all meats, some fish (salmon, cod, and flounder), many […]

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Healthy Gifts for the Wellness-Conscience

November 14, 2014 0 Comments
Healthy Gifts for the Wellness-Conscience

By Betty Murray With Christmas just around the corner, you may find yourself stumped on what healthy gifts to give the health-conscious person in your life. Although sweet, the traditional baked goods, or gift baskets overflowing with chocolates just won’t do. Here are a few ideas of healthy gifts for the wellness-conscious: Travel Yoga Mat – […]

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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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Start Thanksgiving Off Right by Participating in the Turkey Trot

November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Start Thanksgiving Off Right by Participating in the Turkey Trot

By Betty Murray No better way to start your Thanksgiving Day than with a little exercise! Join thousands of other Dallas residents in the 2012 Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot in Downtown Dallas. This is the largest Thanksgiving Day event of its kind in the country. Last year, more than 38,000 men, women and [...]

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