What’s for Lunch?

Heart Healthy Lunch Ideas for Your Event! Recently a client asked for some recommendations for what to serve at a luncheon event.  As I compiled a list, I thought perhaps other event professionals might be interested in some suggestions as well!  (They are great for lunch or dinner at home too) Here you go: Salmon…

An Apple A Day Keeps the Stroke Away!

Your grandma was right! Eating that apple is good for you! A Dutch study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association shows people who eat white fleshed fruits and veggies can cut their risk of stroke in half! Great news! So load up on apples, pears, bananas chicory, cucumber, and cauliflower – or…

Can Eyelids Predict Heart Attacks?

Those yellow spots on your eyelids might mean a higher risk of heart disease! Many people visit a dermatologist to remove raised yellow spots from around their eyes, but a new study indicates they should be visiting a cardiologist too! These patches are filled with cholesterol and are called xanthelasmata.  Having deposits of cholesterol near…

Busy Woman’s Guide at Western Mass Go Red

We are continuing to celebrate Heart Month, today in Springfield, Massachusetts, with fabulous women at the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Luncheon.  Woo Hoo! Eliz provided the passion and motivation for becoming involved in the Go Red cause through sharing her experience as a heart health advocate.  Audience members who made a donation…

Busy Woman’s Guide at Kern County Go Red

We are celebrating Heart Month in Bakersfield, California with fantastic women at the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Luncheon.  Woo Hoo! Eliz shared tips and strategies to live longer, feel better, and stress less in a program based on her book the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Heart .  We’re you there?…

Tips to Celebrate Wear Red Day!

The first Friday of February is designated as National Wear Red Day – an effort to raise awareness about Women and Heart Disease.  Heart Disease is the #1 killer of all women over the age 20 – yet most women still don’t think it is THEIR personal #1 health concern. Check out this video: Ways…

Is Your Job Killing You?

Does this sound like you? “I have to work very fast.” “I work very hard.” “I manage competing demands of others.” “I worry about losing my job.” “I feel underused or powerless.” If so, your job may be putting you at risk for a heart attack or stroke. According to a study recently released by…

Decade of Gratitude Post #6: American Heart Association

Without a doubt, one of the most exciting things I’ve done in the past ten years was to host the HEART for Women Rally on the grounds of the US Capitol. Pretty darn cool! Yes, I’m grateful for that opportunity with the American Heart Association – but I’m grateful for so much more than the…

Busy Woman’s Guide Honored at Love Your Heart In Style Fashion Show

Come and join in the fun and raise some awareness and funds at the American Heart Association’s Love Your Heart In Style Fashion Show!  Eliz will be participating in the program and will be honored for ten years of volunteer service. Thursday, November 11 · 6:00pm – 11:30pm The Pfister Hotel 424 E Wisconsin Ave…