My marketing communications firm has been successfully advocating healthy lifestyles for nearly 30 years. Believe it or not, this was my first time at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo.The event took place in Atlanta from October 18 -21. What I can’t believe myself is how the obesity issue continues to expand. We still have a lot of work to do in three main categories – 1) Portion Control 2) Snacking and 3) Sourcing.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and as a breast cancer survivor, I want to share a few more ways to potentially improve breast health and detect breast cancer earlier. Yes, monthly exams are important and no there is no guarantee that you’ll never get breast cancer if you do the following. I was in great health and had no family history. However, taking a holistic view of breast health would have been even more helpful. Here are some tips that I’ve discovered along the way from oncologists, breast surgeons, gynecologists and naturopaths.
I am still energized and enthused by all the “newness” on the show floor at the recent Natural Product Expo in Baltimore, September 18-20. Only recently, my excitement is not about new trends developing, since there wasn’t much of that. My excitement is rather about the new developments and movement in some of my favorite things currently trending.
We all know that information is power. Studies show that women are more likely than men to be surprised by sexual challenges as a result of aging. For many women, concerns associated with aging and menopause can range from wrinkles, to energy levels, to healthy sexual function.