Since my daughter was born, we tried to be a living example of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. When I see the world through my daughter’s eyes, I see plenty of negative temptations, but I also see hope. She is surrounded by so many people, parents, aunties and uncles, neighbors and friends, all helping to challenge what has become "the norm" and instead promote living healthfully.
My concern is that while the summer can be filled with endless opportunities to get out and enjoy life, it can also be packed with dangerous and common pitfalls that cause your summer vacation or staycation to end on a not so sunny note.
The Skinny Gene Project has launched an intensive 12-month diabetes prevention program in two South Texas clinics, owned and operated by Methodist Healthcare Ministries.
As a Registered Dietitian and long time Pediatric Dietitian, I was very proud of our youth! The kids were eager to learn about, wait….can you believe this? Fruits and Vegetables!