Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Showing posts from 02 2013.

Heart Healthy Hints

15th February 2013

If you’re buying chocolate for your loved ones, choose dark! 
Dark chocolate that is at least 65% cocoa contains enough flavonoids to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol while improving blood flow to the heart to reduce blood clotting that could lead to a heart attack or stroke.  Just remember that about an ounce a day is sufficient.

Learn your blood pressure numbers
High blood pressure is sometimes referred to as the “silent killer” because the symptoms are not readily…

By: Darlene Fiske, The Fiske Group
Public Relations for Lake Austin Spa Resort


Lauren Purcell
Editor in Chief
Rachael Ray Magazine



One glance at the Rachael Ray website and within 2 clicks I already know my family is getting the Mexican Chicken Lime Soup this week. I’m immediately hooked, and this holds true for anything that Lauren Purcell touches. As the Editor in Chief of Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine and co-author of Cocktail Parties, Straight Up!, you are drawn to her…

February 9: For the Love of Books
Featuring Author Jill Connor-Browne, Fat is the New 30

February 11-17: Culinary Experience
Featuring guest chefs Kris Wrede, Beth Pav and Robin Miller

February 17-19: Guest Celebrity Hair Stylist Billy Yamaguchi

March 4-10: Mothers/Daughters/Sisters/Friends

March 7: Creative Camera Control
Featuring Photographer Jim Lacy

March 8: For the Love of Books
Featuring Author Spike Gillespie, “What’s Your Story”

March 11-17: Culinary Experience