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Loving your heart

By Jessica Domel February holds a special place in my heart. Not because of Valentine’s Day, but because of Heart Health Month. Heart disease runs in my family. And my father was just hospitalized for a heart-related issue. Sitting in the emergency room with him was a wake-up call for me, and for my family. [...]

No more meat?

By Julie Tomascik What if we lived in a world without steaks, pork loin and chicken? Tender roasts, smoked ham and turkey legs? I'd be disappointed and hungry. That's for sure. But kids may not know these good-for-you, tasty proteins if a dietary advisory committee has their way. Every five years, the U.S. Department of [...]

Got food choices?

By Julie Vrazel Walk into a grocery store and you’ll find yourself wandering through the maze of food choices. Bright, bold labels help guide you to your selection—natural, GMO-free, local, organic, gluten-free. The possibilities are endless. But what do you really know about those buzzwords and the food you’re buying? Well, the farmers and ranchers [...]

A conversation about food

By Julie Vrazel Let’s talk food, Texas. We’re overwhelmed with buzzwords, marketing ploys and labels, not to mention the vast array of choices. How do we know the truth and what’s really best for us? Organic, conventional, local, natural, GMO-free—we read the labels, but what do they really mean? As consumers, your decisions—and mine—shape our [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Steer to steaks

By Julie Vrazel Raising cattle is the largest part of Texas agriculture. It takes time, dedication, sweat and prayers to raise beef from our gate to your plate. And Texas ranchers take pride in raising healthy, safe beef for consumers like you. But what exactly do those steers and heifers bring to your table? Tasty, [...]