Navigation Links
Strike It Healthy Family Fits Trends for Coming Year
Date:1/5/2009

Americans strive to balance health and economy

GALLOWAY, N.J., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The struggling economy has affected Americans from every walk of life. Now, it is expected to impact one of the most popular holiday traditions.

Of the millions of New Year's resolutions made every year, many often deal with health and weight loss. Many expect the desire to lead a healthier lifestyle and the need to be more budget conscious will meet in the struggling 2009 economy.

"Consumers are going to need to find nutrition solutions that provide the benefits they are looking for at a reasonable cost," said Therese Pasqualoni, Ph.D., JT-MS, CHES, ACSM-HFS, ACSM-CET, ACSM-PT, a national health and fitness expert and developer of the award-winning Strike It Healthy system. "People will need to put their money where their health is."

While expenditures like gym memberships or home fitness equipment may receive additional scrutiny in the household budget, Pasqualoni says it is more important than ever for American families to understand the need for developing healthier habits, especially for children.

"Today's children are living more sedentary lives, making it crucial for us to provide parents scientific tools and information to help them reverse that trend and, by doing so, improve their child's energy levels, academic and physical performance and self-confidence," she said.

The skyrocketing rate of childhood obesity and the severe problems that children could face as a result led Pasqualoni to design a component of her program specifically for families.

Her new website, www.strikeithealthyfamily.com, provides parents comprehensive nutritional and exercise information designed to help individuals of every age achieve long-term health benefits.

Programs like Strike It Healthy Family seem to line up with the dieting and nutrition trends that the American Dietetic Association has noticed through its annual surveys over the past 17 years. While the surveys show that the average American does not know as much as they should about eating well, the numbers of people who are actively seeking information about eating healthy has doubled since 2000.

It is putting that information to use which Pasqualoni has stressed throughout her career serving as a health and fitness counselor in both the corporate world and in private practice.

"Empowering individuals to take responsibility for their health is the key to their success," she said. "Proper information is where a person's resolution will meet results."


'/>"/>
SOURCE www.strikeithealthyfamily.com
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Mental Health Woes Strike Half of Cancer Patients
2. In the Neighborhood: Blood Cancer Strikes Wisteria Lane
3. RNs to Announce October Strike of 5,500 Nurses
4. Two-Day Nurses Strike Begins Today
5. Sutter Violating State Safety Laws on Assuring Proper Competency Validation of Strike Staff, Say RNs
6. MSNA: Strike Averted - Tentative Pact at EMMC
7. Medco, LabCorp Strike Strategic Agreement for Research on Personalized Medicine and Pharmacogenomics
8. It Only Takes Minutes a Day to Strike It Healthy for the Holidays, Expert Says
9. Scientists strike blow in superbugs struggle
10. Coshocton County Memorial Hospital RNs to Strike Despite Hospitals Claim of Financial Hardship
11. 5,000 Sutter Nurses Prepare for Second Strike Against Chain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 ... ... the Integrated Infertility and Wellness (IFW) Program at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut ... which now has a team of three acupuncturists to help patients realize their ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... ... With God: Inspirational Lessons from My Life's Journey”: a sometimes serious, sometimes humorous ... in their lives. “Walking With God: Inspirational Lessons from My Life's Journey” is the ... , Sanford says, “I enjoy sharing the true stories in my book as examples ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... annual Business Architecture Innovation Summit in Reston, VA on March 21-22, 2017. This ... share a range of experiences from a cross-section of industries such as financial ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... "Hacking into my medical ... described him as 'a genius.'" Thus begins "Margaret in Berlin," Book Twelve in the ... by Wyston Books, Inc. These novels narrate the lives of a poor ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... Men with gum disease ... of serious health problems, such as cardiovascular illness, according to research cited in ... Hills Periodontics & Dental Implant Center notes that the correlation between periodontal disease ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/7/2016)... , Dec. 7, 2016   Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... it has completed enrollment in the ralinepag phase 2 ... targeting the prostacyclin pathway for the treatment of pulmonary ... at sites globally. "This marks an important ... of our strategic focus on our pipeline," said ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) has launched Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group, ... Professional, BioRx, MedPro Rx, and XAS Infusion Suites. To ... ... Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.) ... we continue to build on the work we have done, we ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... 2016   Rx Savings Solutions has partnered with ... its Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) to offer more than ... healthcare software, ultimately saving money on their prescriptions. ... members with access to our software that will alert them ... therapy can be found," says Michael Rea , founder ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: