Vid Son Doz - Growing food, naturalistic, farmer, artist in residence for Good News and all around good guy. Talking about healthful foods. Vid is dedicated to saving the planet with nutrients of the Gaia energy. … [Continue reading...]
listen to the interview here :
HEALTHY FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Stephen Sharp Shares Tips for Managing Stress, Anxiety
During the Holiday Season
Plus, Results from the College of Social Sciences Survey on Mental Health.
The holiday season brings a wide variety of guests. Some welcome, like friends and family, and others unwelcome, like stress, anxiety and depression. Most Americans – approximately 97 percent – believe that mental health issues are a serious problem in the United States. But according to a recent survey from College of Social Sciences, more than one-third of Americans who seek counseling for mental health issues experience barriers that make it difficult and … [Continue reading...]
Friars Club, NYC December 4, 2014 – Gotham Networking held its 3rd and most memorable GOtham Green Awards ceremony recognizing companies and people who are making important contributions toward a more sustainable, and energy efficient world for all of us. There were 8 winners each contributing in a unique area and in some fascinating ways. These are the people who will help shape our futures by introducing such things as: ways to better utilize our resources, tools to improve our self-reliance as a country, implementing new and improved ways to build, creating new ways to use our waste, using old spaces in new ways, and providing new options for growing produce.
There were many very qualified applications representing a variety of Businesses, and nonprofits that are doing great … [Continue reading...]
Flip2BFit fitness board game creator, Heather Parisi kicks off fundraising campaign for Fitness for Africa
It is possible for one person to make a difference! Get fit, have fun and help spread healthy living around the globe with Flip2BFit’s Fitness for Africa campaign.
Flip2BFit creator, Heather Parisi, armed with her one-of-a-kind fitness boardgame is launching a crowdfunding campaign (donations can be made to: http://igg.me/at/FitnessForAfrica-PearlofHope) to bring permanent schools and facilities to children grades K1 through K3 in Uganda, Africa while spreading education about fitness and nutrition. Profits from every sale of Flip2BFit fitness board game as well as donations made through an online campaign will go towards helping Fitness for Africa—a New York based non-profit that … [Continue reading...]
I am passionate about living a green healthier life. Green For A Reason was created as a hub for green building professionals and products, so that everyone could have easier access to those who are helping us live in a healthier environment as well as having less of an impact on our planet.
I thought I was living a healthy life but as I started my research on the materials currently being used to build our homes, I began to realize that there were many toxins in our everyday life and environment that I knew nothing about. In my struggle and search for a healthier home I decided to compile my knowledge and findings and open this website to people all over the world, so they too could find healthier, greener products and professionals who are passionate about … [Continue reading...]
$5,000 Prize Awarded to Three Companies in California, Maryland and Ohio for Their Dedication to Building Healthy Homes
Three winners were announced today for Green Americas quarterly People & Planet Award, which recognizes innovative entrepreneurial U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. Each of three winners will receive $5,000. The winners are: Green Broom Brigade, Lompoc, CA; Community Forklift, Edmonston, MD; and Ecohouse, Galloway, OH. Winners were selected by the public during a month-long open voting period online at Green Americas website.
This round of the Awards focused on green businesses that have taken superior steps to improve sustainability and healthy living in the home.
Alisa … [Continue reading...]
Good News stops by a new Jewish delicatessen truck in in Midtown called Katz n Dogz. The operators of this truck also own Adelman's Deli in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Adelmans was on Kings highway in Brooklyn for years and the same quality now can be found on a street truck. There is nothing like a Great Pastrami Sandwich, with a nice pickle and Dr. Brown’s to make a day. Guess what they even have healthy smoothies. … [Continue reading...]
NEW YORK, NY (January 10, 2014) – With a vision of healthy people on a healthy planet, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce (HCC) is weaving together an international movement promoting holistic, natural and sustainable products, services and solutions. To that end, the HCC is pleased to announce that holistic leaders in Manhattan NY have started a local chapter and have partnered with www.goodnewsplanet.com, Health and Wellness Channel, as well as www.peacedayparty.org .
“Manhattan is the perfect place for the Holistic Chamber of Commerce. We have a large population here and a community that really values those products and services. It’s time for us to come … [Continue reading...]
The National Family Partnership® (NFP) announces the national contest for its 28th annual Red Ribbon Week®, Oct. 23-31. Here’s how to enter to win $1,000 for your K-12 school and an iPad for the home:
1.) Students bring the Red Ribbon Week® message home by working alongside parents to decorate their front door, mailbox or fence with a red ribbon and this year’s theme “A Healthy Me Is Drug Free™.”
2.) Take a photo with the family and your Red Ribbon Week® decoration, then upload to redribbon.org/contest by Nov. 4 (must be 18+ to upload your photos).
3.) The voting begins! Ask your family and friends to vote for your entry at redribbon.org/vote Nov. 5-19.
Ten lucky winners from regions across the U.S. will win.
Winners will be announced at redribbon.org on December … [Continue reading...]
Shape Magazine Editor-At-Large Bahar Takhtehchian
If you have been slacking on your new year’s resolution to get healthy, don’t fret… there is still time to firm up and get in shape before summer is in full swing – even if you have a packed schedule or are not a gym person.
Bahar Takhtehchian, Editor-At-Large of Shape magazine, will share insider tips on how to look fabulous this summer. Dieting and working out is not for everyone so instead, Bahar advocates changing the way we think about our bodies and weight, and focusing on how to feel great and look fabulous from head to toe.
Bahar will discuss some of the easiest ways to get your body in shape for summer such as:
•Feeling good also means looking good: Positive emotions and body perceptions are the first step to getting in shape … [Continue reading...]
SPONSORED BY COCA-COLA™
SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013
12PM - 6PM
New York, NY (May 15, 2013) - The Apollo Theater announced today a new community initiative focused on family health and wellness - Harlem Healthy Soul Festival. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, Harlem Healthy Soul Festival is designed to serve as a platform for Harlem families to learn about the numerous community health resources to live active and healthy lives. This daylong, free event will take place on Saturday, June 1st beginning at noon and will transform 126th Street behind the Apollo, into a block party filled with music, entertainment, celebrity performances, health and educational resources and family fun. Families are encouraged to participate in an array of activities such as health screenings, nutrition-focused cooking … [Continue reading...]
to Bring Healthy Smiles to Youth at Harlem Children’s Zone
Oral-B has teamed up with Dr. Jonathan B. Levine, nationally recognized NYC based oral health expert and regular contributor on “The Dr. Oz Show,” to help Americans improve their oral health. Through a charitable partnership, Oral-B and Dr. Levine’s GLO Good Foundation are educating Americans on the importance of having good oral health. They visited and will be visiting select areas throughout the country, starting right here in Harlem on January 24th.
Dr. Levine joined more than 300 kids (ages K-12) at the Harlem Children’s Zone to host a special themed event, “Brush Up Smile Zone!” The event included a variety of fun and educational activities that spread the message about the importance of good oral health –as it … [Continue reading...]
Judy Meehan is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. Judy has had over 20 years of experience in the health care arena, including a background in the private sector as well as nonprofit management. Judy’s leadership at the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition has resulted in numerous new programs and campaigns which have shared messages about such topics as immunization, nutrition, prematurity and oral health. Most recently, she has helped to orchestrate an unprecedented public-private partnership with the development, promotion and implementation of the text4baby program. This award-winning initiative involving stakeholders from the White House to community health workers has energized the field with a renewed commitment to … [Continue reading...]
She is talking about the importance of getting vaccinated. As a former school nurse and now as Executive Director of the National Association of School Nurses, Donna has emphasized the importance of up-to-date immunizations for students, but it’s also important for their families, including adult family members.
It’s the holiday season, a time when families and friends get together and celebrate. Given the time of year and holiday gatherings, you and your loved ones could be in close contact with other people and become exposed to vaccine-preventable diseases, or spread them yourself. Take advantage of the holiday break to check with your healthcare provider to make sure you and your family are up-to-date on your vaccinations to help stay healthy.
NASN is working together with … [Continue reading...]