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Sock It To Diabetes

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April 29th, 2017 8:30am - 10:00pm - The American Diabetes Association is excited to support the Waco community with diabetes information, health screenings, and kid activities to support those living with (or...

Cool Summer Cooking Demo

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May 8th, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm - Learn how to cook cool summer dishes for managing blood pressure and diabetes!

DJ Cavem & Alkemia Earth

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May 27th, 2017 8:00 - 1:00pm - Event Details: Saturday, May 27th 2017 8 AM: Free Yoga by Alkemia Earth @ Heritage Square 9 AM: Normal Farmer's Market Opening 10 AM: Cooking Demonstration by Alkemia...

Event 10

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April 7th, 2017 1:00pm -

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration

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November 4th, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm - Save the Date on November 4th, 2017 for the next Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration! 

Walk Across Texas!

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March 2nd, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm - Walk Across Texas is kicking off on Thursday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm at the Redwood Shelter, Cameron Park! 

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!

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October 29th - November 20th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs! Check out the schedule...

Fitness in the Park

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July 9th - June 27th, 2016 10:00 - 10:30pm - Join us for some fun fitness in the park! We will be doing circuit trianing exercises promoting fitness anywhere anytime with no equipment! 

MEND at the YMCA

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May 4th - June 1st, 2016 - What: MEND is a 10-week program for children that are above their healthy body weight. The program meets twice per week and teaches children and...

Walk Across Texas

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March 10th - May 8th, 2016 - The McLennan County Walk Across Texas program will begin on March 14 and conclude on May 8.  The Kick-Off will be held on March 10...

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration Event

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April 9th - 10th, 2016 11:00 - 3:00am - Enjoy a fun filled day for the entire family on healthy cooking, wellness, nutrition seminars, and professional chef food demos, exercise classes, door prizes and a whole lot...

MEND: a FREE health program for kids and their parents

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June 22nd - August 27th, 2015 6:30 - 8:30pm - ...in our country are over-weight or obese. Let's put a stop to this obesity epidemic! Now is the time to set your child on a...

Articles

McDonald's serves up fitness trackers in Happy Meals

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August 17th, 2016 - In 2011, McDonald’s began offering the choice between fruit or Go-Gurt with Happy Meals to increase the availability of fruits and vegetable options on their menu. At the...

Eating to Death

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June 7th, 2016 - Eating to Death: Number of people afflicted with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980. (NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults...

Sodium and the "Silent Killer"

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June 7th, 2016 - A lot of people may be confused about sodium. It’s essential for life but too much can really harm our health.. so how much do...

Americans Urged to Limit Sugar

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January 7th, 2016 - Concerned about the cholesterol and fat in your diet? That's so 2015. If you want to stay on the cutting edge of nutrition advice, what you...

Applebee's to Remove Soda from Kids' Menus

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November 30th, 2015 - Applebee’s will become the first family-dining restaurant chain to remove soda from its children’s menus, joining fast-food chains McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, and Dairy Queen.  “Soda and other sugar drinks...

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment - Phase 1

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October 12th, 2015 - The American obesity epidemic has become a national prevention priority. Underserved communities are particularly vulnerable to obesity-related risks because of barriers to engaging in healthy...

A toddler in Texas diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

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September 17th, 2015 - A little girl in Texas had a diet so unhealthy that she developed Type 2 diabetes before her fourth birthday, a doctor who treated her...

Is Your Heart Age Older Than You?

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September 2nd, 2015 - Though there are other ways of looking at your risk for having a heart attack or stroke, heart age is an easy way for us...

Live Well Waco officially adopted by Prosper Waco!

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August 10th, 2015 - Live Well Waco has officially been adopted by the Health arm of Prosper Waco and is working to decrease the percentage of Waco-area adults and children...

American Heart Association's workplace wellness program recommendations

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July 15th, 2015 - According to the AHA, a comprehensive wellness program is crucial to improving the health of those in the American workplace. A comprehensive program would include health education,...

Don't put yourself at risk for heat related illnesses!

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July 13th, 2015 - It is getting HOT HOT HOT outside! Take measures to protect yourself and the kids. Heatstroke can lead to disability and even death and the...

Has poor dietary advice led to our Diabetes epidemic?

http://livewellwaco.com/has-40-years-of-poor-dietary-advice-led-to-our-diabetes-epidemic

June 5th, 2015 - So many people have been told to cut fat from their diets, to reduce the saturated fats down to almost nothing. That may be a...