By Shana Tatum Another month and more nutrition information. We continue our tour through the body and how to best support it with good nutrition. Today we will discuss hormones -- sex hormones specifically. Estrogen, Testosterone, DHEA and Progesterone are the male and female hormones that regulate many functions in the body. Most sex hormones, regardless of male or … [Read more...] about Nutrition can help balance sex hormones
By Christina Martinez This year’s Dia de los Muertos celebrations at Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery will look a little different with the recent death of owner Macario Ramirez and COVID-19 still ever-present. But owner Chrissie Dickerson Ramirez, Macario's wife, is ready to carry on the Casa Ramirez mission at 241 W. 19th St. Each year, Casa Ramirez brings the Dia de los … [Read more...] about Culture, traditions continue at Casa Ramirez
By Shana Tatum RD, LD The pancreas is a small but powerful organ that has much to do with our metabolic health. It is essential for transforming our food into energy. It serves as both an endocrine gland, one that sends out hormones such as insulin and glucagon, and as an exocrine gland that sends out enzymes like lipase and amylase. Lipase helps to digest fat and amylase … [Read more...] about Use nutrition to support metabolism, healthy pancreas
Of all the decisions to be made when planning your estate, there are two big mistakes to avoid — failing to plan and failing to update your plan. For those who have previously planned, the good news is that you haven’t needed your plan yet. That said, you can’t completely set it and forget it. There are certain events that should prompt a review of the decisions previously … [Read more...] about When should you update your estate plan?
By Abigail Eastman Sophia Castillo, an 11-year Houston ISD teacher who works at Heights High School, said virtual learning could never compare to in-person instruction. She said she's a different person when teaching in front of a screen versus teaching in front of a classroom full of kids. Castillo teaches biology to ninth graders and, in some ways, the COVID-19 pandemic is … [Read more...] about Unprecedented school year to start with uncertainty