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|February 7, 2014 01:15 PM EST||
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- Surprising Tips for Improving Your Health
- Changing Your Behavior to Change Your Health
- How to Choose the Cleanest Packaged Snacks
- Controlling Your Reaction to Stress
- Hormone Imbalances in Women and How to Correct It
- Security at Large Events Such as the Olympics
- Securities Senior Reporter – Law360 (NY)
- Editor – Lauren Publications (TX)
- Business Reporter – Investor's Business Daily (CA)
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- Media 411: How the Same Scripted Story Can Air in So Many Places
- Blog Notes: Running & Coin Collecting Blogs
- The Q&A Team: Words to Avoid in 2014
Surprising Tips for Improving Your Health
"You might spend an hour working out, and that's great, but what really counts is full body health and how that hour impacts the rest of your day. Some tips to keep in mind: Keep four rubber bands on a 12-ounce bottle of water and remove one each time you refill it; Eat more foods with fiber, healthy fat and healthy protein, such as almonds, fish oil, avocados and apples with peanut butter; Don't eat sugar late at night or early in the morning; Soak in a warm bath with about 2 cups of Epsom salt three nights a week."
Lincoln, a wellness expert and founder of barre3, has made workouts that have attracted A-list celebrities and national magazines. She is available to discuss surprising tips for improving your health.
Media Contact: Peter Smolowitz, [email protected]
Changing Your Behavior to Change Your Health
"One of the most imperative things is changing your behavior. We quick-fix twice a year – at New Year's and the start of beach season – but nothing is going to happen overnight. A pattern has to be broken."
Cardiello is a globally recognized fitness and nutrition expert who trains Hollywood heavy hitters, chart-topping Grammy winners, TV personalities and top-ranked athletes. He is the fitness editor-at-large of Shape for which he has a monthly magazine column and a weekly blog on Shape.com, a contributing editor for Men's Fitness, the resident celebrity fitness editor for both Star and OK! Magazines, a member of the advisory board for Muscle & Fitness, the fitness ambassador for FitFluential and a highlighted personality on Facebook as chosen by the Facebook team.
Media Contact: Peter Smolowitz, [email protected]
How to Choose the Cleanest Packaged Snacks
Heather Bauer, RD, CND
Nutrition Expert, Founder
"Beyond fat and calories, look for snacks with clean ingredient labels. The fewer ingredients used in a product, the lower the chance you're eating artificial additives. Aim to choose packaged snacks with ten ingredients or less."
Bauer is a nutrition expert, frequent broadcast contributor and founder of Bestowed Box who can share a variety of nutrition tips on how to pick the best foods for snacking. With the recent decision from the FDA to revise nutrition labels and guidelines, making changes such as increasing calorie count visibility, bringing more call outs to the front of packaging and updating serving sizes, readers may be interested in how they can make educated choices when it comes to packaged foods for themselves and their families. She can provide both tips and recipes on how to fuel your diet with clean foods that won't deceive consumers.
Media Contact: Kelsey Revens, [email protected]
Controlling Your Reaction to Stress
Kathy Gruver, Ph.D., LMT
Natural Health Speaker, Author, Educator and Practitioner
"Between 60 and 90 percent of doctors' visits are due to stress-related illness. In the workplace, literally billions of dollars per year may be lost because of stress. But stress itself isn't the problem. We can't control stress. Whether traffic jams, divorce, high prices, global warming, or just the slow checkout line at the market, stress will always be with us. However, what we can control is our reaction to stress. Many easy tips and techniques can help us cope better, whether at work or at home. These range from mini meditations to therapeutic massage, dietary changes, affirmations (the power of words), and so much more. I can teach you how."
Gruver has been involved in natural health for over two decades. With an emphasis on stress and mind/body medicine she helps others to conquer their stress, improve their lives and increase healthy outcomes. She is passionate about sharing the knowledge she has gained from her continued study in mind/body medicine, meditation, mindfulness and the role of stress in our lives. She is an award-winning author and the host of the national TV show based on her first book, "The Alternative Medicine Cabinet" (winner Beverly Hills Book Awards). She has earned her Ph.D in natural health and has authored two books on stress: "Body/Mind Therapies for the Bodyworker" and just published, "Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Techniques" (Finalist for the USA Best Books Award). She has studied mind/body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School and pursued further education at The National Institutes of Health. She has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including Glamour, Prevention, Men's Health, Huffington Post, Yahoo.com, Ladies Home Journal, Massage and Bodyworks Magazine, and Massage Magazine. She has written dozens of health and wellness articles and contributing posts, has appeared as a guest expert on over 200 radio and TV shows including NPR, SkyNews London, CBS Radio, and Lifetime Television, and has done dozens of educational lectures around the country.
Website: http://www.thealternativemedicinecabinet.com and http://www.kathygruver.com
Expert Contact: [email protected]
Hormone Imbalances in Women and How to Correct It
President and CEO
Daily Wellness Company
"When you normalize a woman's hormones, she feels better, has more energy, and experiences less moodiness during her cycle. It also has cosmetic benefits, including better hair and skin. It makes it easier for women to maintain their ideal weight. A lot of it is related to declining hormones and perhaps endocrine disrupters that they may be exposed to in the environment."
Kwock is available to talk about the specific hormones (progesterone and estrogen) that begin to decline for most women in their mid-30s, and the steps that can be taken to correct that. Natural, science-backed methods to help correct hormone imbalance, as well as the health benefits of hormone balance. He can speak to the supplement industry as a whole, addressing the importance of clinical trials to validate supplement claims in light of FTC's recent cracking-down on companies that promote false health promises. He spent 10 years as a research associate at University of Hawaii School of Medicine conducting research in the areas of hematology, retrovirology, and molecular biology, including work on FDA clinical trials. He is an author of numerous medical research publications and has been granted several patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Media Contact: Paula Page, [email protected]
Security at Large Events Such as the Olympics
Assistant Dean for Environmental, Safety, Security and Emergency Management
The University of Findlay
"Olympians are facing many potential security threats, and both the American and Russian governments are making good efforts to do whatever they can to protect Olympians and anyone else attending the games."
Bruskotter, a safety and security expert, is available to discuss large-event security, especially with the recent threat to the Olympic Games in Sochi.
Media Contact: Brianna Patterson, [email protected]
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OTHER NEWS & RESOURCES:
Following are links to other news and resources we think you might find useful. If you have an item you think other reporters would be interested in and would like us to include in a future alert, please drop us a line at [email protected]
- MEDIA 411: HOW THE SAME SCRIPTED STORY CAN AIR IN SO MANY PLACES. A big story could be happening in a city other than a producer's own city and the affiliate from their network in the city where the story is happening could simply share the video and script with any of the other affiliates. But is there really something wrong with that? Evelyn Tipacti takes a deeper look in this edition of Media 411: http://prn.to/1a4tVzb
- BLOG NOTES: RUNNING & COIN COLLECTING BLOGS. Blog notes is a weekly helping of blogs recently reviewed by Christine Cube. In this week's installment, Cube reviews blogs that cover running and coin collecting. Check them out here: http://prn.to/1dL1IbH
- THE Q&A TEAM: WORDS TO AVOID IN 2014. In this edition of The Q&A Team, Polina Opelbaum asked some media pros to share which words they're avoiding using in 2014. Here's what they had to say: http://prn.to/1k8KZFi
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