Health Articles

September 23, 2013

Slow Down and Enjoy Mindful Eating

Appeared in Brownsville Herarld and Valley Morning Star on September 22, 2013 By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett I pride myself in being a busy, productive, quick on my feet kind of person. While I appreciate the benefits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness, I…

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August 19, 2013

Aging Gracefully by Staying Active

Appeared in Brownsville Herarld and Valley Morning Star on August 18, 2013 By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett I belong to the “Sandwich Generation”.  Not that I like to eat sandwiches, rather the term was coined to define a generation of adults who care…

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July 1, 2013

A Second Chance at Life

Appeared in Brownsville Herarld and Valley Morning Star on June 30, 2013 By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett Victor Blanco had big dreams as a kid. Although he comes from a humble background, raised in San Benito, he worked hard from a young…

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June 25, 2013

Hungry for Change

Appeared in Brownsville Herarld and Valley Morning Star on June 23, 2013 By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett When I’m at work I spend my time involved with others in research and programs that strive to reduce the high rates of obesity and…

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June 3, 2013

Getting to Know Your Veggies

Appeared in Brownsville Herarld and Valley Morning Star on June 2, 2013 By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett So many people complain that their kids, or spouses, don’t like vegetables, or don’t like to try new healthier foods. If you’re like me, you would…

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May 13, 2013

Small Investment Well Worth the Return

Appeared in Brownsville Herarld and Valley Morning Star on May 12, 2013 By Lisa Mitchell-Bennett As I enter the gym behind Sam’s Stadium, I am greeted by a brightly colored banner that reads “BISD Wellness is Hot Stuff!” and a friendly…

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