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  • Snacking – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacking – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 18, 2018 at 9:38 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Snacking – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I often hear of the challenges of finding healthy snacks that are satisfying. Texture, variety, and flavor should not have to be sacrificed when choosing to eat healthier and cleaner. Here are a few of […]

     
  • Medications – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Medications – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 14, 2018 at 7:02 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. Medications – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Most of us have heard that grapefruit juice can interact with a number of medications, including cholesterol-lowering drugs, but there are other healthy foods that can also interact with other medications as well. According to […]

     
  • Portions – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Portions – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 11, 2018 at 7:22 am 0 comments

     brought to you by acac Midlothian. Portions – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian   Watching your portions is one of the best ways to enjoy a variety of foods without feeling like you have to give up all of your favorite foods. Saving 150 calories simply by pre-packing […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    January 8, 2018 at 7:13 am 0 comments

      brought to you by acac Midlothian. NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I’m sure most of us would like to eat a consistently healthy diet, but lack of time seems to keep those goals just out of reach. Here are a few tips to help you get organized […]

     
  • Ber’s Bowl 2018

    Ber’s Bowl 2018

    January 7, 2018 at 7:30 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Ber’s Bowl 2018 acac Midlothian Exercise for a cause this Super Bowl weekend at acac Midlothian’s 11th Annual Ber’s Bowl! Join us Friday, February 2-Sunday, February 4, as acac Midlothian opens its doors and offers free group exercise classes to the public to raise […]

     
  • Heart – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Heart – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    December 2, 2017 at 7:28 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Heart – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the new American Heart Association guidelines for high blood pressure changing from 140/90 to 130/80, tens of millions more US adults will be told they are hypertensive. According to Dr. David Samadi, this means […]

     
  • Oil – NUTRUTION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Oil – NUTRUTION TIP OF THE WEEK

    November 24, 2017 at 7:23 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Oil – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With so many choices of oils in the grocery store, it can be a challenge to know what oil is best. Although most oils contain 13g of fat and approximately 120 calories, it’s the varying […]

     
  • Food – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Food – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    November 17, 2017 at 7:17 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Food – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Grocery shopping and eating out are part of our lives, but there are some easy-to-use free apps that can help you make healthier choices quickly. It’s important to track the quality of our foods and […]

     
  • Freezing – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Freezing – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    November 4, 2017 at 7:38 am 0 comments

    brought to you by acac Midlothian. Freezing – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Are you still relying on frozen dinners when you don’t feel like cooking? With the fall weather, this is a perfect time to start making more soups, stews, and healthy casseroles. Why not freeze single […]

     
  • October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 21, 2017 at 7:08 am 0 comments

    October – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With October being breast cancer awareness month, it’s important that we all take account of our health. Most of us have friends or relatives that have struggled with this disease and although many things in life can’t be controlled, we can […]

     
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    Midlo Cross Country racks up podium finishes

    October 17, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Midlo Cross Country racks up podium finishes Midlothian High School The Midlothian Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams finished third and fourth, respectively, at the Milestat Invitational Meet, both competing in the varsity A Divisions. The Midlothian Girls Cross Country Team was especially busy, winning the Red Invitational at Great […]

     
  • Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 14, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Family Meals – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now that the school year is in full swing, are you finding time to have family meals together? Work schedules, sports practices, and after-school lessons leave little time for meal planning and preparation. Try to block out at least a […]

     
  • Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    October 7, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    Dining out – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Do you feel that eating out is slowing down your fitness goals? It’s definitely more challenging when you are in social situations to be mindful of what you’re eating. Sharing an entrée can help with portion control, but sitting next […]

     
  • Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

    Football Season- NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Football season is here and it’s natural to think about great tailgate food as part of the fun. Here are a few ideas to keep the fat and calories in check while you cheer on your favorite team. I like to […]

     
  • Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 16, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian September is national honey month. It’s one of nature’s favorite sweets that has been used for over 2,000 years. Even the Bible says that “Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” Honey has natural […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    September 9, 2017 at 11:37 am 1 comment

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration acac Midlothian A healthy diet can have a positive impact on reducing vision loss, especially cataracts and macular degeneration. With over 13 million Americans suffering from macular degeneration and about 50% of Americans over 80 with cataracts, we should do all we can […]

     
  • Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 2, 2017 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    Snack – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now is a good time to get the family more focused on healthy habits for the school year. A snack basket without chips and fruit roll ups is a good place to start. Low sugar granola bars, dehydrated or fresh fruit, […]

     
  • Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 25, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian We can all use a good laugh! Laughter has been shown to improve our sense of well-being by increasing the release of endorphins and dopamine. It also increases blood flow and oxygenation to cells and organs, boosts memory, creativity, and even intelligence. Eating […]

     
  • Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    August 17, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian One of the best ways to control mindless eating is to keep an accurate food log. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that “The more food records people kept, the more weight they lost.” Simply keeping track with […]

     
  • Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 10, 2017 at 7:03 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Most of us realize that exercising and eating a variety of healthy foods is important for our health.  But, sometimes one can lose focus and feel out of control. Continual yo-yo dieting can lead to other unrealistic goals and unhealthy outcomes. We all […]