Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

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Think RED

24th February 2014

When thinking of foods to eat to improve the health of your heart—think red!

Red peppers protect blood vessels, prevent clots from forming, and reduce cholesterol

Pomegranates help reduce the buildup of plaque in the arteries

Red kidney beans contain fiber that keeps the flood and digestive track flowing and helps lower blood pressure

Tomatoes protect all types of cells in the body, help reduce cholesterol and lower blood pressure

Strawberries reduce inflammation and lower LDL (lousy)…

Go Red February 7!

6th February 2014

Go Red for Women Friday, February 7. 

To raise awareness that cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and to inspire women to take charge of their heart health, the American Heart Association created this social initiative in 2004.  The founders chose the very vibrant and attention-getting red as the representative color of power, energy and passion—characteristics needed for those involved in supporting this worthy cause.

Cardiovascular disease such as heart attacks…

Resolution Success

31st January 2014

You’re one month into the New Year and feeling confident about achieving resolution success because of the following:

  • The resolution you chose means something personal and you want to achieve your goal because when you do, your life will be impacted in many positive ways.
  • You thought about the problems you are likely to encounter that will interfere with keeping your resolution and the barriers that might prevent you from reaching your goal.  You also thought about ways to…