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Welcome to our Healthy Topics Blog. This is where HealthCorps fans can get the inside scoop on healthy eating, lifestyle tips and what’s happening on the frontlines of HealthCorps. If you like something, leave a comment! We’d love to know what’s on your mind.

Let’s Worry About Boy Bones
by ahendel
October 31, 2014
When it comes to health risks, we typically talk about women and weak bone risk.  Women tend to diet and may miss out on important sources of calcium. Women also have ...
Fun Things Happening at ASTEC High
by ahendel
October 30, 2014
The staff at ASTEC Charter Schools in Oklahoma City showed off their creative side while they created songs, posters, and skits about living a HealthCorps lifestyle. At a back-to- school Professional ...
Halloween Tips and Treats
by ahendel
October 28, 2014
As much as parents try to downplay the “treats” part of Halloween, kids want their candy. So here are some ideas and links to creative, tasty treats that use fruits, vegetables, ...
Moving a Little is not enough to Offset Sitting….A lot
by ahendel
October 24, 2014
You exercise in the morning by taking a 20 minute brisk walk with your dog.  Maybe you bike for 15 or 20 minutes to work in the morning and evening. Or ...
HealthCorps Happenings and Achievements
by ahendel
October 23, 2014
HealthCorps is proud to announce that earlier this year we received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier ...
Sometimes You Need a Confidence Boost
by ahendel
October 22, 2014
At some point in your professional career you will probably need to present to others, be it a small office gathering or a major conference presentation. If you find those scenarios ...
Muffin Pan Frittata
by ahendel
October 21, 2014
A recent study looked at different types of vegetarian diets followed by people in India, and the risk of developing diabetes. The study, part of a three year program called the ...
October 2014 Coordinator of the Month: Jessica Williams
by admin
October 20, 2014
HealthCorps is excited to announce Jessica as our October Coordinator of the Month! Jeffrey Hartinger, the Social Media Manager at HealthCorps, spoke with Jessica about her success as a coordinator thus far ...
What Motivates You to Go Exercise?
by ahendel
October 17, 2014
Are you trying to achieve a certain fitness goal? Do you want to build muscle and perform better in your high school sports?  Already thinking about the prom? Are you getting ...
HealthCorps Happenings and Achievements
by ahendel
October 16, 2014
HealthCorps is proud to announce that it has received the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of ...
Quick Tips for Your Health
by ahendel
October 15, 2014
Even though summer is officially over, you still need to think about daily skin protection from the sun.  Did you know that five or more severe sunburns before age 20 increases ...
Roasted Root Vegetables
by ahendel
October 14, 2014
As the weather begins to cool, there’s nothing like a bouquet of roasted vegetables to fill you up and you can make enough to last for several days. Ingredients 2 pounds of mixed ...
Quick Tips to Keep You in the Fitness Know
by ahendel
October 10, 2014
It’s fine to aspire to be like other accomplished athletes, or to use famous athletes to inspire your goals.  But when it comes to your personal fitness efforts, it’s a good ...
Here’s a rundown of some unique HealthCorps happenings and testimonials:
by ahendel
October 9, 2014
Anayeli Zavala at NOVA Academy and Luz Aceves Gonzalez at Coachella Valley High School are hoping to continue the Re-Think Your Drink campaign, ongoing at both schools since last fall, thanks ...
Can You Really Experience Chocolate Withdrawal?
by ahendel
October 8, 2014
You decide to start a new diet and you make the decision to completely cut your regular habit of dark chocolate, even though it’s considered one of the healthier treat choices. ...
Baked Apple Chips
by ahendel
October 7, 2014
This time of year is apple season in many parts of the country, with a variety of apples available.  Whether you like super sweet, tart, or downright sour, they all lend ...
Dr. Oz National Science Fair – There’s Still Time!
by ahendel
October 3, 2014
If you somehow missed the announcement and the buzz surrounding the Dr. Oz National Science Fair, here’s your chance to participate. The Dr. Oz National Science Fair is an opportunity for science ...
Dr. Oz and NBA Announce Special Teen Program at NBA All Star Game 2015 during Concordia Summit
by ahendel
October 2, 2014
The Concordia Summit was born of a vision that public-private partnerships (P3s) are necessary and fundamental to addressing many of society’s challenges.  Just four years old, the latest summit was held ...
Health Calendar for October 2014
by ahendel
October 1, 2014
October 1 - 31 Eye Injury Prevention Month American Academy of Ophthalmology P.O. Box 7424 San Francisco, CA 94120-7424 eyemd@aao.org October 1 - 31 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month American Cancer Society 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, GA 30303 www.cancer.org October 1 - ...
Make it Healthier
by ahendel
September 30, 2014
With all the talk about the need to reduce consumption of bread since we tend to eat too many carbohydrates daily, and bread is notoriously high in salt, the answer to ...

Amy Hendel, P.A.

Known as The HealthGal, our resident Health Editor and blogger, Amy Hendel is a popular medical and lifestyle reporter, lifestyle expert, columnist and spokesperson. Trained as a Physician Assistant and nutritionist, she maintains a private practice as a Health Coach in New York City and Los Angeles, CA. Her first book Fat Families Thin Families (BenBella Publishers) released in June 2008 and offers a "family team" approach to helping families cope with obesity and its related health issues. The soft cover version released in June of 2010 under the new title, The 4 Habits of Healthy Families.

Amy currently hosts What’s for Lunch?, Food Rescue and Simple Smoothies at Healthination. She’s also a contributing health and nutrition expert at HealthCentral and Buddha Teas. She’s been a guest on Today, Good Morning America, FOX News, Access Hollywood Live, Marie! Rachel Ray, The 700 Club, EXTRA, and national and local news and talk shows. Past producer/Host of healthy home segments on HouseSmarts, Amy has also hosted Westwood One’s Good Eating Good Living, Lifetime's Stories on the Beach, HealthZone (PBS), and Pfizer's On the Road to Pain Relief. She's also a frequently quoted expert in national magazines and publications.

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