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Black Bean, Corn, and Zucchini Enchiladas

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Here’s a CookingLight recipe you can feel good about serving your family. With each serving containing 348 calories, 4.2 grams of fat, and 16 grams of protein, you can polish off your pl...


Qigong: Moving meditation

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Qigong (pronounced ‘chee-gong’) is most simply described as a moving meditation. The purpose is to improve mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing techniqu...


Study of COVID and Diabetes

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As COVID-19 continues to rage across the U.S., researchers are digging deeper into how the virus wreaks havoc on the body, especially for those with a pre-existing chronic illness. No...


Take yourself out to the ball game – at home.

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What's summer without at least one baseball outing? You don't have to be a die-hard fan of America's past time to crack open an ice cold one, munch on peanuts and popcorn and just sit ba...


Anniversaries of loss

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El Pasoans commemorated a difficult anniversary this past week as August 3 marked the passing of a year since the Walmart shooting incident that killed 23 of our community members. Obser...


Feel the Silence

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‘We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon an...


Honey is a buzz with health benefits

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Many people swear by the medicinal uses of honey and while some health claims may be hard to prove, it is clear that honey has been highly regarded for centuries. It is well-document...


Grilled Eggplant for dinner

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We interrupt this grilling season to encourage you to switch things up and grill eggplants instead of the usual steaks and burgers. Before you and your guests yell, “Where’s the beef?” C...


Why exercising today is more important than ever

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There are many ways you can be active while you are practicing social distancing. According to recommendations from the American Heart Association, adults should aim for at least 150 min...


Vitamin D twice a day may keep vertigo away

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Taking vitamin D and calcium twice a day may reduce your chances of getting vertigo again, according to a study published in the August 5, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical j...


Make Sunday a ‘Fun Fact’ Day

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Let’s face it, we make fun of people who offer up ‘fun facts’ as part of everyday conversation. Mostly because they are almost never really fun, and their validity is questionable. Your ...


Let Mother Nature Heal

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Spending time outdoors, especially in green spaces is an effective way to improve your health and happiness.In fact, it has been shown to lower stress, blood pressure and heart rate whil...


Take a mental breather

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Today, on Inspire Friday we encourage you to take a deep breath and put whatever you are doing on pause. When you become stressed or anxious, your brain releases cortisol, the stre...


Herbal cures for summer allergies

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It’s no surprise that pollen, mold and insect stings are common allergy culprits during the summer months. Many allergy sufferers find relief with herbal remedies. Butterbur is an he...


The wrong dressing can ruin your salad

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You can create the most delicious and nutritious salad thinking it is a sure way to help lose weight but by adding the wrong type of dressing to that salad, you can derail all of your in...


Exercising your lungs for better overall health

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Lungs play an important role in keeping us strong and well. Taking time to ‘work out’ your lungs can improve your overall health. Breathing feeds oxygen to every cell in the body. Witho...


Blood test shows promise in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

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A new blood test demonstrated remarkable promise in discriminating between persons with and without Alzheimer's disease and in persons at known genetic risk may be able to detect the dis...


Add color to your life

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Today is National Coloring Book Day. Coloring books have become incredibly popular over recent years and more popular still over recent months. Coloring helps us relive our childhood, bu...


Emotional health and shoulder tension related

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Earlier in the week we talked about how to help alleviate the physical ailments of shoulder pain. Today, we look at the emotional factors that also play a large role in feeling as if we ...


Take a snapshot of your life

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It is Inspire Friday and today we invite you to go beyond the boring selfie and take a photo of yourself that really captures where you are at in your life right now. Is it hectic and ch...


Intro to Chakras

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It’s almost impossible to browse your social media feeds and not come across people going on about chakras. Okay. Cool. Wait, what is a chakra? Here is a brief explanation. The word ...


Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad

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Watermelon and cucumbers should be the official flavors of summer. Throw in some mint, red onion, and feta and toss it all with a very simple vinaigrette (just olive oil + red wine vineg...


Exercises to relieve and prevent tight shoulders

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There are times when we feel like we have the world on our shoulders. And that feeling is painful and stiff. If you are suffering from either tight shoulders that limit your mobility or ...


New CT scan method lowers radiation exposure

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A CT scan technique that splits a full X-ray beam into thin beamlets can deliver the same quality of image at a much-reduced radiation dose, according to a new UCL study. The techniqu...

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