Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living Blog


  • Make a Healthy Choice: Nutrition Labels

    Make a Healthy Choice: Nutrition Labels

    January 17, 2018

    In the past, if you walked into a grocery store looking for peanut butter, you’d grab the one brand of peanut butter they had and check out. Now when you walk into a grocery store there are at least five different types of peanut butter, not to mention all of the alternative nut butters.

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  • Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

    Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

    January 9, 2018

    New Year’s Eve comes with all the hope and promise of a new year. It’s a time to reflect on the past and optimistically make plans for the future. While most Americans make resolutions every year, 80% of resolutions will be forgotten or left behind by February.

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  • Keep your family healthy this holiday season: food safety

    Keep your family healthy this holiday season: food safety

    December 14, 2017

    With so many food-centered events coming up this holiday season, it’s time to brush up on your food safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe.

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  • C's The Day: Mini-Grant Opportunity

    C's The Day: Mini-Grant Opportunity

    November 30, 2017

    The Michael & Susan Dell Community Collaborative for Child Health is providing grants to give communities in Central Texas the opportunity to incorporate or continue incorporating already established social and emotional learning practices into their youth- based organizations through this year’s initiative: C’s the Day: Caring Communities Create Capable Children.

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  • Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

    Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

    November 9, 2017

    Thanksgiving dinner is one of the highlights of fall. Make sure your healthy habits don’t disappear to make room for more pie!

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  • Healthy Halloween Tips-and-Treats

    Healthy Halloween Tips-and-Treats

    October 26, 2017

    Halloween is right around the corner! Before you run out to the store to pick up candy bags in bulk, try creating healthy Halloween treats for your family and friends instead!

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  • Pop-Up Parks: Get Green Fast

    Pop-Up Parks: Get Green Fast

    October 18, 2017

    Pop-up parks are uniquely different than traditional parks, since urban features, like storefronts, restaurants, and offices, surround them.

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  • Meet the 2017 Texas Health Champions & Rising Stars

    Meet the 2017 Texas Health Champions & Rising Stars

    September 11, 2017

    In this 10th year of recognizing public health leaders in Texas, we would like to give a big congratulation to this year’s honorees and let you know more about the work they do to build healthy communities.

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  • Workplace Spotlight: SpareFoot

    Workplace Spotlight: SpareFoot

    September 6, 2017

    Developing a worksite lactation program is a simple and inexpensive way to support employees who chose to breastfeed. Lactation support programs are not only good for your employees, but also good for your business, just ask SpareFoot!

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  • Use More Herbs, Less Salt in Your Recipes

    Use More Herbs, Less Salt in Your Recipes

    August 30, 2017

    Using salt in recipes can be second nature to some. A little salt, a little pepper, and you’re favorite protein is seasoned and ready. But for those of you who are looking to step away from using high-sodium salt, you might want to look into some healthy herb alternatives.

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