Lunch & Learn Program: Healthy Snacks
ABBEVILLE - Have you been trying to find easy, healthy snack alternatives to what you have been eating? Join Mandy Armentor of the LSU Extension AgCenter at the Abbeville Branch Library on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 12:10 - 12:50. She will have... more »
A healthy weight and a healthy heart go hand in hand, but getting to a healthy weight can be a challenge. KATC's Tracy Wirtz visited with trainer and dietician Dawn Foreman who has designed a 12-week program that is basically a blueprint for jump-starting your weight-loss efforts and helping you... more »
Wednesday, December 1 at, 6:00 p.m. Heart Hospital of Lafayette invites anyone planning to bake over the holidays that are interested in learning how to bake heart-healthy by using delicious alternative substitutes.
Claudia Neef, R.D. and her staff of dieticians will provide a cooking demonstration, while sharing healthy holiday... more »
ON THE FLOOR OF THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Just 20 miles north of where BP's blown-out well spewed millions of gallons of oil into the sea, life appears bountiful despite initial fears that crude could have wiped out many of these delicate deepwater habitats. Plankton, tiny suspended particles... more »
Federal officials are turning to psychology in a new approach to get kids to choose healthier foods in the school lunch line.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving $2 million to food behavior scientists to use marketing tricks to encourage kids to pick fruits and veggies over cookies... more »
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., so for "Heart Month" find out your family history-- it could save your life.
One heart surgery patient at Heart Hospital of Lafayette, Francis "Jeb" Guidry, says his family has "the Guidry heart"-- a history of serious heart... more »
Proper food shopping is one of the most important ways to get heart healthy. February 1st kicks off heart month, so KATC started out by learning how to get the right groceries from Heart Hospital dietitian Claudia Neef.
Firstly, shop in the right order. Spend the majority of time... more »
Thanksgiving is a day to eat, but if you are trying to watch your weight or manage health issues, it can be a struggle.
Turkey, a main part of Thanksgiving, is healthy because of its high amount of protein and low amount of fat. However, the method by which... more »
1. What's the difference between Colds and Allergies? Colds: A cold is a virus that gets into your body and your immune system attacks. Some of the effects of this immune response are the classic symptoms of a cold, such as congestion and coughing. The germs that cause colds are contagious.... more »