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Simply Magical

Magical!

That is the one word we can describe our 5K with this year, for a “Sea of PINK” took to the streets of West Chester and all united for the women of Unite for HER.

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5 Minutes with Lynn Rosenzweig, Unite for HER 5K Coach

We are delighted to introduce you to Lynn Rosenzweig, creator and coach of our 5K training team, the Cynwyd Trail Blazers. Lynn is a licensed physical therapist and cancer exercise specialist with additional certifications in osteoporosis, running injury treatment, and Kinesio Taping. She is a breast cancer survivor herself, and an avid runner who was eager to share the joys of running. Lynn recruited her son Josh to help train the team, and he has been with our team every step of the way as well.

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Summer Round-Up: A Note from UFH Founder & CEO

As we wrapped up our fiscal this June and head into the Fall, I could not think of a better time to express the great love and gratitude we have for all of you, our Unite for HER Community, for your consistent trust and support. This past year we surpassed our budgeted goals and expectations, serving 60% more women and raising the funds to support such a jump in outreach…

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Grilled Produce

Your grill can cook up a lot more than meat! Quick, easy and virtually mess-free, I love adding fruits and vegetables to my grill routine. It is yet another way to make your plate more plant centric. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a grill master to whip up a simple, healthy meal. 

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Herb Favorite: Holy Basil

Revered as a sacred herb in India, Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), or Tulsi, is a highly regarded adaptogen herb that loves the heat of summer.  It is related to the Genovese or Italian basil we all know for cooking, but is a pungent powerhouse of flavors-tropical and almost fruity.  Holy Basil can also be used for cooking but is primarily used as an adaptogen in tinctures and teas to help restore and replenish your body’s needs,

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The Truth About Added Sugars and Sweeteners

Sugar is everywhere. So often it feels like it is being added to just about everything we consume, which is frustrating because it’s no secret that a diet high in added sugars is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. According to the American Heart Association the amount of added sugars consumed per day should not exceed 36 grams for men (150 calories or 9 teaspoons) and 25 grams for women (100 calories or 6 teaspoons).  

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Healthy Snacks on the Run

Snacks play an essential role in a healthy diet. When picked properly, they provide extra energy between meals. Sometimes when we don’t have a large appetite, snacks can simply maintain nourishment. Although these mini-meals play a key role in health, choosing quality snacks can be a challenge. Here are some easy ideas that will keep you on track!

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