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Lovell’s Food For Thought– Reinventing the Wheel As A Threat To Progress.

As humans we are always striving to receive credit for creating and/or doing something new. What I have learned, is that, for most things, they are not new, we are just improving on a concept. But when does improving and/or ...

Houstonian Wins First Place in H-E-B Quest for Texas Best Competition

H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best judges narrowed the field of 25 finalists to just FIVE winners on Friday, August 11 at the Central Texas Food Bank.

Health Check Ups for Kids Before Heading Back-to-School

School supplies, checked. New clothes and shoes, checked. But have your checked your child’s health? Sure, you may have gotten the immunizations and the routine physical. Cheers for that. What about that dental check and eye exam? Houston Style Magazine ...

Why Whiskey Tastes Better With a Little Water

If anyone has suggested adding a little water to your whiskey, you may want to give it a try. Rather than watering it down, the addition may act as a flavor enhancement, and we now know the science behind it, ...

Local Philanthropists Anna and Raj Asava to donate $100,000 to the North Texas Food Bank

Longtime North Texas Food Bank supporters Aradhana (Anna) and Raj G. Asava have pledged to donate $100,000 to the North Texas Food Bank in conjunction with the launch of NTFB’s Indo-American Council (NTFB-IAC), which the couple will co-chair.

Lemonade Day Today with Houston Courts

Youth entrepreneurs participating in the Houston Courts summer program will host their own Lemonade stands today Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The youth have been mentored by FedEx volunteers over the last four weeks covering Lemonade lessons, developing strong customer service ...

Calling BS On BMI: How Can We Tell How Fat We Are?

When Kate Townsend took her kids for their back-to-school health checkups last month, she got a surprise. The Western Springs, Illinois, mother of three wanted to make sure their vaccinations were up-to-date. The pediatrician did talk about shots, but also ...

Teen Drug Overdose Death Rate Climbed 19% In One Year

The rate of teen drug overdose deaths in the United States climbed 19% from 2014 to 2015, from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens to 3.7 per 100,000, according to data released this week. The new numbers involve teens ages 15 ...

Margaritaville Shares Hourly Relaxation Tips Just in Time for National Relaxation Day, August 15

According to the Brain Research Institute at the American Institute of Stress, 77% of people regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress. Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand inspired by Jimmy Buffett, is here to help. In honor of National Relaxation ...

Step Aside, Fried! Barbecue is the Thing at Abilene’s West Texas Fair & Rodeo, September 7 - 16

It’s fair food frenzy time in Texas. And this year, the State Fair has some friendly and flavorful competition from its counterpart down the road in Abilene. But it isn’t the aroma of all things fried that will permeate the ...

Formerly Homeless Hair Salon Owner Gives Free Makeovers to Homeless Women and Girls

Vanessa Howard from Tampa, Florida was once a homeless single mother with three children. But she has long recovered, started her own business called Giving Hands Hair Salon, and now gives back to the community by giving homeless women and ...

Oprah Launches New Line of "Heat and Eat" Soups and Sides -- Coming to a Grocery Store Near You!

Oprah Winfrey is a self-made billionaire known for her accomplishments on TV and film, but now she has her very own line of refrigerated soups and side dishes called O, That's Good. She reportedly signed a multi-million dollar deal with ...

What Everyone Should Know Before Taking a Probiotic

Americans are expected to spend $2.5 billion1 annually on probiotic supplements by 2018. Which makes sense because probiotics have numerous health benefits, from digestive and immune support to weight management. But some experts, including leading pharmacist and author Sherry Torkos, ...

A Capital Win for Five H-E-B Quest for Texas Best Competitors - Taking Home $90K in Cash Prizes

H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best judges narrowed the field of 25 finalists to just FIVE winners on Friday, August 11 at the Central Texas Food Bank. Sascha Biesi and Yauss Berenji (Skull & Cakebones Mocha Marmalade); Bridget and ...

Applebee’s® in Texas Announce ‘Buy 1, Provide 1’ Initiative to Help Local Food Banks Feed its Neighbors in Need

Leave it to Applebee’s in Texas to serve craveable entrees to its guests while providing fundraising dollars at Food Banks to feed its neighbors in need.

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