Health July 2012

The latest healthcare options for your clan's well-being.

Kayla Mossien

Delicious Dip

The green company Tribe Hummus offers three lines of the tasty spread. Whether you’re into the original, organic or topped flavors, Tribe’ delicious varieties are sure to satisfy each member of your family. Also, find recipes at

Smart Scale

Monitor your weight-loss success with the Precision GetFit, an innovative bathroom scale used to analyze body composition. The scale allows users to quickly and easily measure the percentage of body weight, body fat, muscle mass, total body water and bone mass. It also stores data for up to eight users and automatically detects each different person. Order at

Berry Yummy

For a nourishing on-the-go snack, grab Blueberry Hemp Navitas Power Snacks. The treat includes the most nutrient-dense organic superfoods as well as organic seeds, fruits and nuts. The bite-sized cubes have delicious flavor and rich chewy texture. Additionally, the fare is free of refined sugar, preservatives, and artificial colors and flavors. Learn more at

Taste of Convenience

Looking to create healthier versions of your favorite dishes? Now you can with the Nutritious & Delicious ActiFry from T-fal. The appliance cooks a broad range of meals in one machine, including vegetables, meat, poultry, seafood, grains, desserts and fruits. For information, visit

Back to You

Aiming to help women return to their pre-pregnancy selves is Body Back: The Mother’s Handbook to Medical, Physical, and Emotional Well Being. The guide offers ways women can get their bodies back as they enter a new and exciting chapter of their lives. Find more details or purchase the tome at

Slim Pickings

For those looking to lose weight, the Biggest Loser SLIMCOACH clip-on accessory tracks user’s daily activity, physical exertion and calories burned. Tell the device what your weight loss or lifestyle goal is, and MYTRAK calculates how much activity is needed to meet said goal. If the its circle turns green, you’ve burned the correct amount of calories. In addition, users can easily access daily activity charts, nutrition planning and data.

Sunny Days

With summer in full swing, sun protection is an even greater concern than usual. Caribbean Solutions Kid Kare Sunblock at helps you to protect your little’s one skin without harsh chemicals. See the website for further details.

Milk Munchies

Looking for a day camp or playdate snack for the kiddies? Check out KRAFT MilkBite Milk & Granola Bars, which are new and made real milk— hello calcium! A wholesome alternative to existing bars, MilkBite Bars are a tasty and different snacking experience for foodies of all ages. Available in the dairy aisle.

This column appeared in the July 2012 issue.