HEALTHSMART WELLNESS ADVOCATE NEWSLETTERS

April 2018

  • Walking for Wellness
  • Recipe: Southwestern Skillet Dinner

 

 
     

March 2018

  • Five Tips for Your Fridge Makeover


 
 
     

February 2018

  • Put Your Heart into Getting Active
  • Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?
  • Kale and Potato Soup with Turkey Sausage

 
 
   

January 2018

  • 3 Numbers that Can Change Your Life
  • What Is Prediabetes?
  • Recipe: Braised Red Cabbage

 

   

December 2017

  • Make 2018 Your Best Year Ever with S.M.A.R.T. Goals!
  • Recipe: Brussels Sprouts Gratin

 

   

November 2017

  • 7 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season
  • Stay Mindful with 4 Tips for Holiday Eating
  • Recipe: Creamy Root Veggies with Chives
   

October 2017

  • Small Steps Each Day Is All It Takes to Prevent Diabetes
  • Have Prediabetes? 3 Steps to Take Now
  • Recipe: Fish Tacos

 
   

September 2017

  • 6 habits to Help You Age Well
  • The Wellness Advocate’s Got Your Back
  • Recipe: Mango Shake

 

   

August 2017

  • Create a Grocery Game Plan
  • Kitchen Timesavers
  • Recipe: Meatloaf 
   

July 2017

  • THE UNWORKOUT: 6 Ways to Get Fit Having Fun
  • What's Your UV IQ?
  • Recipe: BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad
     
   

June 2017

  • WEIGH WELL! What a Healthy Weight Loss Plan Really Looks Like
  • Get to Know Your Spice Rack
  • Recipe: Quinoa Pilaf

 

   

May 2017

  • Keep It Movin'
  • Walking: Free, Fun and Good for You
  • Recipe: Nice and Healthy Zucchini Bread
   

April 2017

  • Stressed Out? You're Not Alone
  • Stress Relief from Laughter? The Doctor Says It's No Joke
  • Recipe: Green Smoothie
   

March 2017

  • It's Save Your Vision Month
  • Put Your Best Fork Forward
  • Recipe: Make Your Day Burritos
   

February 2017

  • Heart Healthy for Life
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Feb 26-Mar 4
  • Socca: a Healthy Alternative to Pizza
   

January 2017

  • Birth Defects Affect Us All
  • Drugs: Shatter the Myths
  • Recipe: Flavorful Turkey Meatloaf
   

December 2016

  • December Is Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Holiday Stress? Try These 5 Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season
  • Recipe: Light Scalloped Potatoes With Roasted Chiles
   

November 2016

  • Diabetes Prevention: Motivation Is the Key
  • When Trying to Quit Smokuing, Support Can Make All the Difference
  • One-Pot Roasted Chicken with Acorn Squash
   

October 2016

  • October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Meatless Mondays
  • Easy Veggie Lo Mein
   

September 2016

  • Make Your Emergency Plan Today
  • How You Can Prevent Childhood Obesity
  • Recipe: butternut squash shells and cheese skillet
   

August 2016

  • Love Your Lungs!
  • Vaccines: Our Best Defense
  • Recipe: Zucchini Bread
   

July 2016

  • Waking Up Is Hard to Do: Get Our Best Tips for Making It Easier!
  • Stay Safe and Healthy This Summer
  • Recipe: Grilled Chicken Salad with Seasonal Fruit


 
   

June 2016

  • June Is National Safety Month
  • Why You Need Healthy Fats
  • Recipe: Roasted Salmon with Walnut Sherry Vinaigrette
   

May 2016

  • It's Healthy Vision Month! Make Your Vision Last a Lifetime
  • May is National Stroke Awareness Month
  • Recipe: Apricot Pecan Bars

 
   

April 2016

  • Want to Live Longer? Go Take a Walk
  • Focus on Gratitude
  • Recipe: Baked Spaghetti Squash with Tomato and Ricotta
   

March 2016

  • Savor the Flavor of Eating Right
  • Stretching: Focus on Flexibility
  • Recipe: Lentil Chili
   

February 2016

  • Take Time to Love Your Heart
  • Discover Your Inner Athlete with Interval Training
  • Recipe: Golden Baked Pork Cutlets
   

January 2016

  • Simple Tips for Healthy Eyes
  • Quick Takes: January Is National Blood Donor Month
  • Taste-Bud Rehab: Loving Foods that Love Us Back
  • Recipe: Acorn Squash Stuffed with Swiss Chard & White Beans
   

December 2015

  • Feeling Stressed? Just Breathe
  • Strength Training: Not Just for Body Builders
  • Recipe: Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
   

November 2015

  • Flu Season Ahead: Quick Tips for Keeping Germs at Bay
  • When the Going Gets Tough...
  • Pumpkin No Bake Energy Bites

 
   

October 2015

  • Time to Scale Back
  • Anywhere Gardening
  • Recipe: Oven-Roasted Sweet-Potato Wedges
   

September 2015

  • Strength and Flexibility Training: Easy Ways to Get Your Daily Dose
  • Make Happiness a Choice
  • Recipe: Turkey Taco Casserole
   

August 2015

  • The Art of the Healthy Lunch
  • Herbal Supplements: What to Know Before You Buy
  • Recipe: Turkey & Tomato Wraps
   

July 2015

  • This Summer: Stay Healthy, Stay Hydrated
  • July is UV safety month!
  • Recipe: Thai Citrus Chicken Salad
   

June 2015

  • “Inside-ism” and What You Can Do About It
  • Summer Safety Tips
  • Recipe: Strawberry Refrigerator Pie
   

May 2015

  • Knowing this could save your life!
  • Does Stress Cause High Blood Pressure?
  • Recipe: Basil and Garlic Stuffed Chicken Breasts
   

April 2015

  • Get Your a.m. On
  • One Thing at a Time, Especially Driving
  • Recipe: Guiltless Chef Salad
   

March 2015

  • Can You Really Eat Healthy On a Budget?
  • A Breath of Fresh Air
  • Recipe: Lamb Stew
   

February 2015

  • Heart Healthy At Any Age
  • The Mind-Body Connection
  • Recipe: Crunchy Peanut Butter Bulgur with Berries

 

   

January 2015

  • Maintain Your Motivation All Year Long
  • It’s All About Portion Control
  • Recipe: Salmon Cakes
   

December 2014

  • Inflammation and Your Health
  • December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Recipe: Hearty Turkey Chili
   

November 2014

  • Balance Is a Beautiful Thing
  • The Great American Smokeout: Work It!
  • Recipe: Quinoa with Roasted Squash, Dried Cranberries & Pumpkin Seeds
   

October 2014

  • Keeping the Kids in Your Life Healthy, Happy and Active
  • Put the FUN! Back in Your Workouts
  • Recipe: Zucchini Tots
     
   

September 2014

  • Tune-Up! {The Importance of Your Annual Physical}
  • September Is National Yoga Month
  • Recipe: Peach Crisp
   

August 2014

  • Jump Start Your Energy: Go Mediterranean
  • Mediterranean Diet Quick Start
  • Recipe: Vegetable and Garlic Calzones
   

July 2014

  • Battle of the Bulge: The Truth About Belly Fat
  • Four Steps for Beating Belly Fat
  • Recipe: Pasta Salad
   

June 2014

  • Don’t Take It Sitting Down: The Hazards of Being Desk Bound
  • Time to DESKercise
  • Recipe: Summer Veggie Soup
   

May 2014

  • D-fense for Your Health
  • Start Every Day with a Good Night's Sleep!
  • Spicy, healthy Breakfast Bowl
   

April 2014

  • Your Guide for Losing Weight (and Keeping It Off)!
  • Farmer's Markets: Fresh, Nutritious, Local
  • Recipe: Roasted Veggie Lasagna
   

March 2014

  • Food Cravings: Don’t Let Them Control You!
  • Power Up Your Emotional Health
  • Recipe: Chopped Salad with Avocado Dressing
   

February 2014

  • Heart-Healthy Every Day!
  • 10,000 Steps a Day: Your Path to Fitness
  • recipe: Heart-Healthy Mac 'n Cheese
   

January 2014

  • “Detoxing” Is a Journey
  • Discover Your Inner Athlete!
  • Recipe: Lightened-Up Shepherd's Pie

 

 

December 2013

  • Get Out There! {Our Top Tips for a Healthy, Active Winter}
  • Give the Gift of Health to the Kids in Your Life
  • Recipe: Pita Pizzas with Hummus

November 2013

  • Your Guide to Smarter Grocery Shopping
  • Focus on Eye Health: Five Great Foods to Keep Your Eyes Healthy
  • Recipe: Cider-Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries

October 2013

  • Pump Up Your Immune System!
  • Is the Flu Shot Right for You?
  • Recipe: Apple Crisp
 

September 2013

  • Get ORGANized!
    A Guide to Keeping Your Major Organs Healthy
  • Focus on Alternative Treatments: Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Recipe: Za’atar Chicken
 

August 2013

  • Your Guide to Mental Fitness
  • Quick and Healthy Fuel for back to School!

July 2013

  • Know Your Doctor, Know Yourself
  • ALIGNMENT: Tips for Greater Productivity (and More Joy! )
  • Recipe: Herbed Summer Omelet

June 2013

  • Skin Health Tips for Summer
  • Outdoor Time for Kids: Why They Need It
  • Recipe: Chili Layered Tortilla Salad

May 2013

  • How's Your Posture? {the ergonomics issue}
  • Strengthen Your Core for Better Posture!
  • Recipe: Spinach Dip with Mushrooms

April 2013

  • Want to Be a Peak Performer? Learn How to Fight Fatigue!
  • Practice Yoga for a Better Night’s Sleep!
  • Recipe: Springtime Pasta

March 2013

  • Seven Steps to a Healthier You
  • What Parents Can Do to Fight Childhood Obesity
  • Recipe: Healthy and Delicious Turkey Burgers


February 2013

  • Gear Up for Great Nutrition...Your Way!
  • Building Block for Strong Teeth and Healthy Gums
  • Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Breast

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2013

  • Get Your Burn On: Effective Ways to Torch More Calories
  • An Easy Way to Boost Your Health: Flaxseed
  • Recipe: Flax and Mixed Grains Granola 









December 2012

  • Think You Can't Keep Your New year's Resolutions? Think Again!
  • Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?
  • Recipe: Chocolate Cheesecake with Strawberries
     












November 2012
 

  • The Holidays Are here: Guard Your Waistline!
  • A Gentle way to Fight Stress: Tai Chi
  • Recipe: Homestyle Green Bean Caserole
     












October 2012

  • Sugar! what You need to Know October Wellness Advocate Newsletter
  • Less Stress = Less Multitasking
  • Recipe: Good for You Beef Stew

 

 

 






September 2012
 

  • A Prescription for Wellness: Lose the Fast Food
  • Holiday Battle Plan
  • Need a Mood Booster? Go Outside!
  • Recipe: Corn Tomato Omelet with Fresh Parsley


 








August 2012

  • The Measure of Good Health
  • An Overview of Integrative Medicine
  • Recipe: Eggplant, Tomato and Cheese Casserole

 

 


 








July 2012

  • Focus on Eye HealthMay-2012-Wellness-Advocate-1-(2).jpg
  • Motivating Kids to be Active
  • Recipe: Picnic Chicken Drumsticks

 







 

 


June 2012
  • Top 10 Tips for a great (and safe!) SummerMay-2012-Wellness-Advocate-1-(2).jpg
  • Can You Change Your Brain?
  • Recipe: Banana Berry Smoothie















May 2012

  • Fitness for Couch Potatoes
  • Solve the PreDiabetes Puzzle
  • Recipe: Whole Grain Pancakes












 


 

April 2012

  • You CAN Beat Seasonal Allergies
  • Raspberries: Nature's Nutrition Gems
  • Recipe: Stir Fry Portobello Salad

 

March 2012

  • Renovate Your New Year's Resolutions!
  • What Motivates You to Move It?
  • Recipe: Raspberry-Balsalmic Glazed Chicken

February 2012

  • Why Diets Don't Always Work
  • Love Your Heart and Ditch the Salt
  • Heart Healthy Carrot Cake

January 2012

  • Is Your Stress Level in the Red Zone?
  • Try These Relaxation Techniques!
  • Winter's Night Chicken and Dumplings

 

December 2011

  • Who's Got Your Back
  • Dates: A Sweet Super Food
  • Recipe: White Fish en Papillote

 

November 2011

  • Keeping the Fun in Kids' Sports
  • November is American Diabetes Month
  • Great American Smokeout on November 17
  • Add Flavor, Not Calories

 

October 2011

  • Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
  • What You Need to Know about Flu Shots
  • Mexi-Cali Stuffed Peppers

 

September 2011

  • An Apple a Day Really May Keep the Doctor Away!
  • Eating Slowly to Lose Weight
  • Mental Illness: Still a Stigma?
  • Recipe: Orange Date Bread

 

August 2011

  • Refreshing Your Goals for Healthy Weight Loss
  • Fuel for School!
  • 7 Reasons to Strengthen Your Core Muscles

 

July 2011

  • Don't Let the Summer Fry Your Fitness Goals
  • Lean on Lentils for Better Health
  • Insights on Alternative Medicine: Acupressure
  • Recipe: Crunchy Lentil Salad

 

June 2011

  • Your Healthy Vacation Kit
  • Recipe: Calypso-Strawberry and Mango Salsa

 

May 2011

  • Working in Your Workout
  • Women Live Longer,
  • Not Necessarily Better
  • Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Wraps

 

April 2011

  • Focus on Eye Health
  • Recipe: Italian Chicken Stir Fry

 

March 2011

  • Time to Get Moving
  • Bust Your Rut
  • Recipe: 20 Minute Chili

 

February 2011

  • Your Work-Life Balance
  • Recipe: Buddha's Feast Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry

 

January 2011

  • Smart Goals
  • Quick Takes: Make a To-Do List!
  • 9 Ways to Get Back on Track
  • Recipe: Tuscan Greens & Beans Soup

 

December 2010

  • How Well Do You Know Your Body?
  • Quick Takes: Take Control Of Your Health This Winter Season
  • Keep The Germs At Bay
  • Air Travel Safety Tips
  • Recipe: Curried Turkey

 

November 2010

  • Easy Guide To Health Insurance
  • Recipe: Banana Bread with Cranberries

 

October 2010

  • Finding A Balance
  • Quick Takes: Eat More Beans!
  • Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls
  • Recipe: Apple-Celery Stuffing

 

September 2010

  • Don't Delay; Get Your Flu Vaccine Today!
  • How Influenza Viruses Change Form: Drift & Shift
  • Quick Takes: Steps To Take If You Get The Flu
  • Recipe: Chicken & Rice Soup with Mushroom Croutons

 

August 2010

  • Why Do You Need Sleep?
  • Pick the Best Summer Produce
  • Quick Takes: Sleep - How Much Is Enough?
  • Recipe: Dilled Potato Salad

 

July 2010

  • Test Your Body Image
  • What Is A Healthy Body Image?
  • Quick Takes: Learn To Love What You See In the Mirror
  • Recipe: Rasberry-Orange Smoothie Pops

 

June 2010

  • Strategies for a Healthy Diet
  • Quick Takes: Basic Nutrition Recommendations
  • Portion Distortion
  • Recipe: Southwest Summer Stir Fry

 

May 2010

  • How Your Body Handles Heat
  • Health Problems Related to Heat
  • Quick Takes: Headache Triggers
  • Recipe: Cool Cucumber Quencher

 

April 2010

  • Protect Yourself From the Dangers of Sun Exposure
  • Cancer: What Can You Do?
  • Quick Takes: Cancer Fast Facts
  • Recipe: Vegetable Gumbo

 

March 2010

  • Oral Hygiene Q & A
  • Quick Takes: Avoiding Oral Diseases
  • Recipe: Wild Spinach Salad

 

February 2010

  • Superfoods vs. Heart Disease
  • Quick Takes: Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels?
  • The Stress / Heart Connection
  • Recipe: Lemon-Broiled Salmon & Lentils

 

January 2010

  • Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick!
  • Quick Takes: Making It Stick
  • Five Weight Loss Resolutions That Work
  • Recipe: Baked Apples

 

December 2009

  • Your Stress Questions Answered
  • Quick Takes: Ways To Relax
  • Depression: Does This Sound Like You?
  • Can Depression Be Treated?
  • Recipe: Banana Bread with Cranberries

 

November 2009

  • The Science Behind Healthy Weight Loss
  • Quick Takes: What is BMI?
  • Recipe: Citrus and Cinnamon Couscous

 

October 2009

  • Keep Your Brain Fit With Physical Activity
  • Quick Takes: Life-Long Mental Stimulation
  • Adopt a Brain-Healthy Diet
  • Recipe: Garden-Fresh Pizza

 

September 2009

  • Debunking Common Health Myths
  • What Are The Basic Ingredients In Your Recipe To Better Health?
  • Recipe: Ecuadorian Hominy & Bean Soup

 

August 2009

  • Maintaining A Healthy Back
  • Stretching & Exercising At Work
  • Recipe: Grilled Chicken Cuban Salad

 

July 2009

  • Why Organic?
  • Did You Know?
  • Recipe: Chicken Tarragon

 

June 2009

  • Beating The Odds
  • What You Can Do To Improve Your Diet
  • Recipe: Asparagus With Orange Zest

 

May 2009

  • Your Guide To The New Supermarkets
  • Balancing Health and Budget
  • Recipe: Easy Puttanesca Sauce

 

April 2009

  • Daily Ounce of Prevention
  • What is a Superfood?
  • Recipe: Buddha's Feast

 

March 2009

  • Better Health Made Simple
  • How to Start a Walking Program
  • Recipe: Grapefruit and Spinach Salad