e-Wise Woman: Health tips for women on the go | Issue 1 | Fall 2010
 

Welcome to e-Wise Woman!

Welcome to e-Wise Woman, an online supplement to HAP Wise Woman magazine. Watch for follow up stories, hot topics in women's health and great online resources we are excited to share with you! Your feedback is always welcome; send us an e-mail at hapwisewoman@hap.org.
 
Road Ready Snacks  

Road Ready Snacks

Wouldn't it be nice if "after work" meant you're done for the day? The average American car owner spends 500 to 1,000 hours per year behind the wheel. On a typical day, the average mother drives for more than an hour, traveling 29 miles and taking more than five trips, commuting, chauffeuring or just running errands. How do you plan for healthy eating on the run?
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HAP MoveWell Every Day...

HAP MoveWell Every Day...
Moved Teresa in a Whole New Direction

Sometimes attending a HAP event can change the way you feel, eat or exercise. Sometimes it can change your life. HAP member Teresa Kalis attended this past February -- find out how it changed her life!
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Do You Like Us?

Like us? Join us! We're happy to introduce our HAP Wise Woman Facebook community, where you can connect with and support other Wise Women, get health tips, read and discuss features from our health experts, give us your feedback, share your stories, send requests for topics and much more.
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Organic 101

Organic 101

We've all heard "organic" is a good thing. Deciphering the labels, though, can be quite another matter. "100% organic." "Organic." "Made with organic ingredients." "All natural." "Free-range." "Cage-free." Whether the label's on a sirloin, a sweet potato or shampoo, does it matter? And what's the meaning of all the variations?
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Take Advantage of HAP Advantage
From flowers to fitness equipment, your HAP membership entitles you to exclusive discounts on a surprising range of products and services -- and even admission to local fun spots like the Detroit Science Center.
 
Your Personal Care Physician
Your history. Your health. Your goals. Your family. Your personal care physician knows all about these things and more – providing essential perspective in caring for your overall health. If you don't have one, call HAP Client Services toll-free at (800) 422-4641.
 
Take Care of Your Parents... with HAP Medicare Solutions
If your parents are looking for health insurance coverage, help them get the level of service you enjoy as a HAP member, with HAP Medicare Solutions.
 
Improving health. Enhancing lives.

Best Stressbuster


Whether it's a confrontation at work, a traffic jam, or just not enough time in the day, we need to de-stress regularly. What's your favorite way of calming down?
  A cup of tea
  Deep breathing
  Calling a friend
  A brisk walk
  A warm bath



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The Power of Blue Food


The Power of Blue Food

"Fresh or frozen, blueberries pack a powerful nutrition punch," says Zonya Foco, R.D., HAP Weight Wise facilitator. "Besides potential cancer prevention properties and aiding vision health, they contribute to heart health, urinary tract health (yes, just like cranberries) and fighting dementia."
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