November 2019: Food + Fitness

Learn the relationship between diet and health with this Food + Fitness Issue! These articles take you inside the local food industry’s push for physical health, the basics of pet nutrition, the links between food and mood, and of course a guide to local restaurants and food companies.

 
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From The November 2019 Issue

November 8, 2019
Your smile tells the world, “I’m happy to see you!” It speaks volumes about your overall well-being. When researchers discovered the link between periodontal disease, gingivitis and other health woes, given advice included a...
November 1, 2019
Sitting in the office of Honest Family Dental is a teddy bear Pomeranian that keeps patients calm during their medical procedures and is also known as the office antianxiety dog, Winnie. According to Dr....
November 1, 2019
Firefighting is a career that’s universally regarded as heroic. They’re real-life superheroes, pictured with red hats instead of red capes. When others run from danger, they are the ones running toward it. It’s a...
November 1, 2019
Living a fit and healthy lifestyle includes regular exercise, being active and understanding proper nutrition to fuel your body and give it the energy it needs to get you through each day. Humans, for...
November 1, 2019
At 10 a.m. on a Friday in September, Comedor — a modern, upscale Mexican restaurant in downtown Austin — buzzes with activity. Deliveries flow in the side entrance — dollies stacked high with boxes...
November 1, 2019
At F45, training sessions encompass a total body format that will improve muscular strength, muscular endurance and cardiovascular endurance. The training sessions are programmed in a high intensity interval training, or HIIT, and circuit...
November 1, 2019
As the sun sets on another eventful day, one may reach for the TV remote to unwind. Another may crack open an old book or cook an elaborate meal to decompress. Or, a person...
November 1, 2019
Flower Child iamaflowerchild.com TWO AUSTIN LOCATIONS: Domain Northside and Downtown 2nd Street Good and good for you is every meal at Flower Child. Flower Child comes to life in a vibe that starts with...
November 1, 2019
“We want it all — and we want it delivered” could be the motto of 2019. As we are in our prime (thanks, Amazon) of convenience, we have created innovative ways to adapt to...
November 1, 2019
We all want to stay fit but sometimes we get slowed down or stopped by overuse injuries or osteoarthritis. The good news is that Sonex Orthopedics, Austin’s High and Low-energy Shock Wave Therapy specialists,...
November 1, 2019
They say variety is the spice of life — and a little spice might be exactly what you need to bring some much needed variety into your diet. A healing diet that supports vibrant...
November 1, 2019
Whether it’s a case of the monthlies or the after-effects of scarfing down a bag of chips instead of cooking dinner, water retention can make us feel uncomfortable. Plus, getting on the scale to...
November 1, 2019
Protein is one of the building blocks of our bodies. Along with carbohydrates and fats, these three macronutrients are responsible for how the body functions, feels and performs daily. Lacking in any macronutrient can...
November 1, 2019
Food. Most of us love it. We all eat it. But the truth is that many of us have a conflicted or complicated relationship with food. Below are three aspects of our relationship with...
November 1, 2019
Their Story Moontower Matcha is the first ready-to-drink ceremonial grade matcha in a can. Kyle and Brett (twins, local Austinites born and raised) founded their company to share the benefits of matcha tea with...
November 1, 2019
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a form of obsessive compulsive disorder, is categorized by excessive grooming, looking in the mirror, and seeking reassurance. While many of us fall victim to these habits, diagnosing a disorder...
November 1, 2019
There’s no question that men and women are different—including their exercise preferences and training styles. Is it nurture or nature that causes the discrepancy between genders when it comes to fitness? Dr. Lauryn digs...
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