Be A Part of Something BIG In the United States, 86% of all health spending is related to chronic conditions – things like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these costs can be managed and potentially reduced through education and lifestyle modification. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Van Zandt County is seeking participants for its … [Read more] about Be A Part of Something BIG
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DO IT – NOW DO IT BETTER by BeeFit Bob October and March are my two favorite months. Every April I start thinking about the October Brookshire's Hero 5K in Shreveport. In November I start thinking about March Brookshire's Fresh 5 in … [Read more] about Do It – Now, Do It Better
Swap Not So Good for Good and Healthy Beefitbob and the happy healthy tip of the day. Swap white rice, white bread, and potatoes… For brown rice, whole grain, red skinned potatoes or Vitamin rich sweet potatoes. Have a happy healthy … [Read more] about Swap Not So Good for Good and Healthy
Who Influenced You I have been asked to name three people who have positively influenced me the most. My third-grade teacher Ethel Reno was my third-grade teacher. She would not promote us to the fourth grade until we memorized a poem. Not just any poem. … [Read more] about Who Influenced You
WAFO WASL: Simple but Not Easy Put two good fuels in your body every day: Water (WA) and Food (FO). Be smart, no sugar drinks, just water. Have at least 5 or more fresh or frozen fruits and veggies every day. WAFO Perform two tasks to keep your body in … [Read more] about WAFO WASL: Simple but Not Easy
Walk Across Texas! Van Zandt County residents are known for walking so it’s time to dust off your walking shoes and get ready to join us in a Walk Across Texas! Kick Off Date: Sept 14, 2018 … [Read more] about Walk Across Texas!
Big Changes Are A Big Deal I have been a public speaker since high school and ask lots of questions. I was standing in the Gulf of Mexico and asked myself this question. If I keep drinking and eating like I am, where will I be in 5 years? …I will be … [Read more] about Big Changes Are A Big Deal
Motivational Speaker Bob Moore Gets Rotarians Moving Motivational Speaker, Bob Moore spoke at last Thursday’s Canton Rotary Club noon meeting at the Van Zandt Country Club. Moore was instrumental in bringing about the Texas Legislature’s formal declaration … [Read more] about Motivational Speaker Bob Moore Gets Rotarians Moving
GET HAPPY NOW By Alexander Gardner Abraham Lincoln, our 16th President had a short life. He was 56 when he died. He is noted for his many failures. He failed at least 7 times running for political office, lost a job several times and had a nervous … [Read more] about GET HAPPY NOW
Letter to the Editor: Great Half Marathon! The BALLOON HALF, a half marathon was held in Canton, Texas, a town of less than 5,000 people. Folks, that is a run of 13.109 miles. First, it requires a start and finish location to take care of at least 10,000 … [Read more] about Letter to the Editor: Great Half Marathon!