New York City, NY – Volkswagen employees and dealers have teamed up with Pennsylvania-based non-profit Unite for HER to launch a new program to support breast and ovarian cancer patients in underserved areas. Volkswagen dealerships in the northeast raised more than $53,000 to support the national expansion of Unite for HER, enabling the nonprofit organization to establish a new outreach program at Weill Cornell Medicine. This unique collaboration focuses on supporting patients in Brooklyn,
Today’s most natural sunscreens contain the active ingredients Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide or a combination of both. They usually come in an opaque lotion and use heavy carrier oils to resist being washed off. While they may not be the most convenient or the most glamorous – they’re usually the safest. Keep in mind, there’s no sun protection on earth that compares to the shade of a palm tree, a sassy, wide-brimmed sun hat, big UV sunglasses or tightly-woven clothing.
West Chester, PA – May 4, 2021 – Breast and ovarian cancer patients throughout the United States will be eligible to receive free integrative therapies and resources through the Unite for HER Wellness Program thanks to a new national expansion of the program.
“We are honored to be able to offer this impactful program to those with breast and ovarian cancers across the country,” said Susan Weldon, founder and CEO of Unite for HER.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Unite for HER! Our Registered Dietitians are excited to share these festive and green-hued recipes to celebrate with. Let us know if you try them!
Lucky Four-Leaf Clover Smoothie
Adapted from original recipe by detoxinista.com
· 1 ¾ cup of any type non-dairy milk, unsweetened (almond, oat, cashew, soy, macadamia), cow’s milk, or water
· ¼ avocado, pitted
· 1 handful fresh baby spinach
· ¼ teaspoon pure peppermint extract
· 5 Medjool dates,
Spring has sprung and there is no better time to plant a garden. Not your bag? It’s easier than you might think. An herb garden can be as simple as some dirt, a few seeds and a pot! They’re a great way to venture into the world of gardening because they’re easy, convenient and can be grown in a container. PLUS growing your own herbs saves you money and may even inspire a new recipe.
It can be difficult to decipher between fact and fiction when searching for information online regarding the new COVID-19 vaccines. We sat down with Dr. Linna Li, System Division Chief of Radiation Oncology at Main Line Health, to address common questions regarding the vaccine and its effects on those affected by breast and ovarian cancers.
Recipe adapted from twohealthykitchens.com
This one-bowl nutritious recipe is the perfect treat for your Valentine, Galentine, or to satisfy your chocolate craving any day.
If you try this recipe, be sure to tag us on social media! @UniteforHER
· 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
· ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour (or all-purpose whole wheat flour)
· 1/3 cup cocoa powder
· ¼ tsp.
If you’re a Unite for HER Alum or a new member to HER community, you likely know Michele and I – as your Culinary Nutrition Team – are all about educating our community about the benefit of eating more wholesome, plant-based foods. But as we always say at our Wellness Days, this does not mean we all have to become vegetarian or vegan. Many of us will continue to make animal-based protein choices alongside nourishing foods,
Source: Eat Pretty Every Day by Jolene Hart
As we tend to stay inside throughout the cold months, your body is not receiving as much light or fresh air, and you may be more susceptible to colds, dryness, or inflammation. Each winter, you may find it helpful to evaluate your routine and determine how you can boost your immune system through nutrition and self-care, using ingredients you may already have at home.