Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this October I encourage you to do your part to spread awareness as well as to try to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to reduce your risk.   Did you know that approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in their…

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Nutrient Labeling for Alcohol: Do We Even Want to know?

Word has been stirring of nutrition labels being added to alcoholic beverages. It’s about time the FDA has shed some light on the caloric content of alcoholic beverages that to some are consumed on a regular basis. Though moderate consumption of wine has some benefits, alcohol in general contributes very little to your healthy lifestyle….

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Popcorn Poppin’ Month

October is more than just a month to celebrate spooks and sweets. It’s also a month to celebrate treats that are good for you like popcorn! It’s National Popcorn Popping Month which means it’s time to give a little patronage to this healthy snack. Did you know that fresh popcorn, lightly seasoned can be a…

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Changing Leaves, Warm Boots, and Apples Galore

Happy October everyone! October is one my favorite months- cooler weather, changing leaves, autumn clothing, and apple picking! As I was speaking with my interns about how I love this time of year, Kimberly shared how her favorite family tradition is their annual trip out east to go apple picking. Her family always make it…

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How to make YOUR Heart Happy

Did you know September 29th is World Heart Day? Every year this day is celebrated to bring awareness to the severity of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading causes of death. Every year about 17.3 million people die from heart disease and stroke. So in 2000 the World Heart Federation founded…

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Celebrate Women’s Health Week by Taking Care of YOU

This week, May 10 – May 16, is the 16th annual National Women’s Health Week. This week-long observance was initiated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. It encourages and empowers women to put their health as their top priority.   The Office on Women’s Health provides women of…

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Shake the Salt Habit for National Salt Awareness Week!

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with 1 in every 4 deaths resulting from the condition.  Though genetic predisposition plays a role in developing cardiovascular disease, the reason why the incidence of this disease has reached exponential numbers is likely a result of poor lifestyle choices, including a high…

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Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle this National Nutrition Month®

Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosts National Nutrition Month®. This campaign is designed to promote awareness of healthy food choices and lifestyle habits. The theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month® is Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle, which encourages everyone to commit to making better food choices to improve their health.  …

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ATTENTION! Get Hundreds of FREE Personal Growth Products!

Have I got some exciting news for you today!   You can now get instant access to 100s of downloadable self-help gifts at NO COST.   Yep, you heard me right…for FREE!   All you have to do is go here: http://selfimprovementgifts.com/go/488   So, if you have found yourself going around in circles time and…

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7 Ideas to Give the Gift of Health this Holiday Season

The holiday season is truly about giving! It is only natural to put a lot of thought into your gifts to be sure that the special person receiving your present is more than just pleased.   This year give something different by considering a holiday gift that inspires health and wellness for the ones you…

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Maintain Good Eating and Exercise Habits This Summer

Maintaining good eating habits and exercise is something that many seem to struggle with regardless of the season. For some, the summer brings increased opportunities for healthy habits. This is because exercise activities can finally be taken outdoors, and fruits and vegetables are more widely available. However, for others it may seem harder to maintain…

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Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Gifts 4 Giveaway Offers Hundreds of FREE Health and Wellness Related Products, Services & Memberships

I wanted to let you know about a Health and Wellness site that will allow you to download 100’s of self-help gifts. And the best part is that it is absolutely FREE!   If you’ve had enough of plodding along year after year and you want to improve yourself and your health to make this…

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Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Gifts 3 Giveaway Offers 530+ FREE Health and Wellness Related Products

I wanted to let you know today about a Health and Wellness event that is offering you to download 100’s of self help gifts. And the best part is that it is absolutely FREE! If you’ve had enough of plodding along year after year and you want to improve yourself and your health to make…

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Eating for Wellness, Not Weight Loss

When you are a child, there are so many exciting things to experience every day, and meals and snacks are just a part of the routine.  Life is not driven by your meals and snacks and whether or not you will eat the “right” or “wrong” food.  There is pleasure in the friends you are…

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Happy American Heart Month!

While many people relate February to candy and boxed chocolate hearts, it is also the month to celebrate and educate people on the most precious kind of heart: your own. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, but what most people don’t realize is that it is preventable. Taking…

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To Your Health: October 2012

  In this Issue: Nutrition and Lifestyle Factors to Help Decrease Breast Cancer Risk Your Health and Your Weight Beauty Foods Give Your Yogurt a Tweak and Go Greek Pink Power Smoothie Recipe News and Events Quote of the Month A Note from Bonnie October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I would like…

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Getting the Kids Involved in Nutrition!

What can be better than changing the way you eat and live your life to become healthier? Passing what you’ve learned on to someone else to change theirs! Teaching your children early on about healthy eating and nutrition can be the most influential because they haven’t been exposed to the incredible amount of misinformation that…

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Winter 2010: To Your Health

In this Issue: Get into the Holiday Spirit: The Healthy Way! • Strengthen your Mind, Body and Spirit with Pilates • Brown Bag It! • Snowflakes or Skin Flakes: How to Prevent Dry Skin this Winter • Featured Food of the Season: Barley • Recipe of the Season: Barley & Brown Rice Pilaf with Craisins & Raisins

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Fall 2006: To Your Health

In this Issue: Lower Your Cholesterol Level NOW! Drink Up…Green Tea for Good Health Growing Old Gracefully Increased Vitamin D Intake May Help Prevent Breast Cancer Helpful Hints for a Healthier Family Decreasing Diabetes Related Complications Enjoy a Nutritious Thanksgiving this Year Feature Food of the Month: Papaya Healthy Recipe: Papaya, Jicama, and Avocado Salad…

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Spring 2006: To Your Health

In this Issue: Celebrating the 26th Anniversary of National Nutrition Month National Nutrition Month® 2006 – Key Messages Stress and Its’ Impact on Your Diet and Health Cigarette Smoking and Nutrient Intake Should You Be Worried About Osteoporosis? Feature Food of the Month: Tofu Healthy Recipe: Tofu Veggie Burger Celebrating the 26th Anniversary of National…

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