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Baked Veggie Ziti Recipe

Baked Veggie Ziti

Baked Veggie Ziti Who said lasagna had to be unhealthy?! While this recipe may be for baked Ziti, you can ...
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Walk the Turkey Trot with the SAHRC

Wondering how to get ready for the Turkey Trot? Ready to just get back into walking? Does walking at 5K ...
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Resources from Humana

Did you know that Humana has a monthly calendar full of resources to help you learn more about health?! With ...
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Tomato Cucumber Salad

Ready in 15 min Serves 8 people 125 calories Total per serving Ingredients 1 Long Cucumber 1 Pint of Cherry ...
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Interval Running

Running can be an intimidating exercise at times. Long distances can seem unachievable, and many people find it difficult to ...
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Spring Veggie Frittata

Ready in 30 min Serves 6 ppl 134 calories Total per serving Ingredients 6 large eggs ¼ cup of milk. ...
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Coping with the Pandemic

Nothing has tested our ability to adapt to unique circumstances quite like the Covid-19 pandemic. Before the resurgence of the ...
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Avocado Egg

Tired of avocado toast but not ready to give up that green gold? Try this avocado egg recipe! It's full ...
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Pilates, Anyone?

Pilates can sometimes seem like a workout that requires a class or fancy equipment, but the reality is that there ...
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Morning Routines

Creating a daily routine and a morning routine, in particular, can have fantastic benefits for your mental health. First, it ...
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How to Build a Stretching Routine

Stretching can improve circulation, increase mobility, and decrease stress. In other words, it’s a great addition to your daily routine! ...
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Managing Stress Through Movement

Did you know that 44% of Americans feel their stress has increased over the past five years? With the pandemic, ...
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Avocado Brownies

Not much is better than an ooey-gooey chocolate brownie. Except knowing that it won't ruin all that hard work you ...
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Arm Circuit – No Equipment Needed

Let's be honest. Your arms are an extremely important muscle to regularly exercise and they often get neglected. And, according ...
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Expectations

Setting goals is a positive source of motivation for many people. However, sometimes when we create unrealistic or unclear expectations, ...
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How to do a proper Lunge

Our legs do a lot of work every day and it is important that we strengthen the muscles in our ...
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SMART Goals

We all set goals for ourselves, whether it's for things we want to accomplish in the next week or in ...
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Chia Seed Pudding

Calling all pudding fans! Did you know you could make an overnight pudding using Chia Seeds?! This recipe is great ...
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Indoor Cardio Circuit

Cardiovascular exercise or cardio is good for you because it helps strengthen your heart. The stronger your heart is, the ...
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Peanut Butter Energy Bites

We've all had times where we've been in a pinch and need a quick and healthy snack that will keep ...
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10 Ways to Cope with Stress

Stress is defined as any type of change that causes physical, emotional, or psychological strain. Stress is your body’s response ...
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Positive Self-Talk

Every day we each have an internal dialogue with ourselves about how we feel and what we are capable of. ...
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How to do a proper Squat!

Squats are a great way to incorporate bodyweight resistance muscle strengthening into your workout routine. Bodyweight squats work your abs, ...
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Tofu Lettuce Tacos

Ready in 30 minServes 4 ppl258 calories Total per serving Ingredients 1 pack of extra firm tofu1 can of black ...
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How to do a Plank!

Planks are a great full-body exercise! A common misconception is planks are just a core/abdominal exercise. However, planks are a ...
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Creamy Avocado Salsa

With summer in full blast, cool yourself off with this creamy, spicy salsa! Perfect for a healthy party dip or ...
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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the state of being fully present in the current moment while being aware of one’s internal and external ...
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Workout Wednesday: Beginner Abdominal Circuit

There are four main abdominal muscles, the external obliques, the internal obliques, the transversus abdominus, and the rectus abdominus. Your ...
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Intuitive Eating

What is intuitive eating? Intuitive eating is an eating style that rejects diet culture and instead promotes a healthy attitude ...
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Beginner Glute Workout

Your glutes are composed of 3 main muscles: the gluteus maximus, the gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus. Your glutes ...
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Watermelon Arugula Salad

Summer got you hot and sweaty?! Cool off with this sweet and juicy Watermelon Arugula Salad! It's full of liquids ...
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Deep Breathing

Do you ever feel like there is too much to do in a day? Or that you have no time ...
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How to do a Triceps Dip!

Do you struggle to find exercises to work your triceps (the muscles in the back of your arm)? Tabletop triceps ...
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Tomato & Egg Tacos

As a part of our Good & Cheap & Healthy series, were taking on tacos! In the book, this recipe ...
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Half- Veggie Burgers with Kale Caesar Salad

Another Good & Cheap & Healthy Recipe Ready in 30 min Serves 8 ppl 535 calories per serving Ingredients 3 ...
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Thanksgiving Leftover Pho in a pot

Thanksgiving Leftover Pho

Wondering what to do with that leftover Thanksgiving turkey and all the remaining turkey bits? Make stock! Then turn that ...
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Micro-Affirmations… What are they?!

Many Americans deal with daily mental health struggles, especially in this time of COVID. So, what are some ways that ...
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Pasta with Eggplant & Tomato

*New Series* Much like Julie Powell and Julia Child's cooking adventure Julie & Julia, I will be starting my own ...
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Savory Jalapeño Cheddar Oats

*New Series* Much like Julie Powell and Julia Child's cooking adventure Julie & Julia, I will be starting my own ...
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Hip-Hop Your Way to Health: How to Support Hips as We Age

Whether you've had hip pain for years or are just looking for new workout moves, these hip exercises will help ...
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Pumpkin Pudding

Some people like to hate on PSL and all things fall and pumpkin-y... BUT, making your own pumpkin recipes at ...
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Butternut Squash Soup

Fall is here! And while it may not be cold outside (yet), we can still start embracing soup season! This ...
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Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Smoothie

Fall Is Here! Let's Embrace It! This Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Smoothie is sure to get your day started off right. ...
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Where is your Protein coming from?

As we continue along our healthy lifestyle journey, many people start to wonder, "How can I make sure that I'm ...
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What is Mental Health?!

Mental Health includes ones emotional, psychological, and social well-being and affects how we think, feel and act. (1) Many things ...
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Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Salmon with Kale and Quinoa Salad

Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Salmon with Kale and Quinoa Salad

This recipe is full of protein, healthy fats, and complex carbs! Plus we've got all of our food groups represented, ...
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May

Here we are.... 5 months since everyone made those resolutions. 5 months since those infamous get fit goals. and in ...
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April Showers Bring May Flowers

According to the ADA, April is Physical Activity Month! Of course here at the Research Center we are thrilled! We ...
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Marching into March

Can you believe its March already?!?! OH MY GEEZERS!! I feel like we just rang in the New Year and ...
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Healthy Heart Month

Happy Healthy Heart Month! AKA February! So far the year has been pretty good here at the Social and Health ...
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New Year, New You

Happy New Year!!!! What a wonderful year we have planned! With every New Year comes the infamous, NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION!! ...
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Dinning Out

You know that feeling when you're exhausted from work? It has been a long day. You're exhausted from work and ...
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Get up and Move

The idea is to get up and move for 60 minutes a day. 60 whole minutes!! It does not have ...
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Be Thankful. Be Healthy

Thanksgiving is around the corner! We have so much to be thankful for here at the research center! For starters...our ...
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MyPlate. YourPlate. We all scream for MyPlate!!

Source: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/ Do you remember the MyPyramid? How well do you know MyPlate? Do you know who sponsors MyPlate? MyPlate ...
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Sugar, Azúcar

Sugar: this sweet substance that we crave. We add it to coffee and tea. It comes in packs, bags, bottles, ...
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Ketacidosis

Ketoacidosis is a life-threatening condition in which your body doesn’t make enough insulin. This can cause you to have dangerously ...
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Fat versus Muscle??

Which weighs more a pound of rocks or a pound of feathers? Neither! They weigh the exact same!! both weigh ...
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Juvenile Diabetes Versus Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes is a scary word; it means there is an insufficient amount of insulin being produced by the pancreas. So ...
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The Good for you Spaghetti

Be ready because the ever famous Spaghetti is getting a makeover! Do you love pasta but stay away from it ...
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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Pineapple BBQ Sauce

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Pineapple BBQ Sauce

Ingredients 1 (2-lb) pork tenderloin1 1/3 cups sugar-free traditional or honey mustard BBQ sauce1 cup crushed canned no-sugar-added pineapple with ...
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Carbs: Are they a friend or foe?

CARBOHYDRATES!!!!!! Are they our friend? Why do so many people refuse to eat them? Are they vital to my wellbeing? ...
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Most Important Meal

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? One of the most controversial topics is whether or not ...
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Infused Water

Water is and always will be the key to weight loss. Hydration especially is in South Texas is not only ...
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