( ENSPIRE Health & Wellness ) Dr. Jacqueline Walters – Improving Women’s Health Challenges
ENSPIRE Contributor: LaShonda Thompson
Dr. Jacqueline Walters, also known as ‘Dr. Jackie,’ has garnered the respect of her peers, patients, and the public with her blend of passion-driven clinical knowledge and compassion. May is Women’s Health Month and this year, more than any in recent history, it is important to remind women to take a moment and access their overall physical and mental health.
As a two-time breast cancer survivor, Dr. Jackie has focused her passion on nurturing women’s emotional and physical needs and men diagnosed with breast cancer. She is the founder of the 50 Shades of Pink Foundation, an organization established in 2013 whose mission is to treat survivors’ inner and outer beauty. Her positive and vibrant attitude toward life and her dedication to work and family keeps her wheels in motion at all times. She is a genuine believer of self-love and empowerment, and an ambassador of the ME Period, a movement that inspires women to see the greatness in themselves.
On the TipsOnTV Blog, Dr. Jackie shares different health tips and suggestion for promoting women’s health.
DIET AFFECTS HEALTH: Diet plays one of the biggest parts in overall health. It is a fact that peanuts are a superfood offering protein, fiber, and heart-healthy fats in every bite. Adding a serving of peanuts or peanut butter five times per week can greatly impact a woman’s health. Women who eat them regularly get more nutrients including folate, which is important for women of childbearing age, and iron which helps reduce anemia in women. Peanuts, peanut butter, and peanut powder are so versatile they can easily be included throughout the day in smoothies, salads, stir-fry, sauces, and snack mixes. For more information and recipes, visit the Peanut Butter Lovers website.
SUGGESTIONS FOR PROMOTING WOMEN’S HEALTH: Self-confidence and mental health are so important, and a smile is often the first thing people notice about people. That is why now is a great time to work on an improved smile. Spark Clear Aligners is a revolutionary doctor-directed teeth straightening option that can treat many cases, even complex ones. Backed by over 60 years of industry experience, orthodontists who use Spark Aligners say they are seeing better and more predictable results than leading aligner brands. It is a clearer, faster, more comfortable, and more reliable treatment experience that doctors know will be successful. To learn more visit: SparkAligners.com.
MOST IMPORTANT ISSUES FACING WOMEN: Not only is it Women’s Health Month, but May is also Arthritis Awareness Month! Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is better known as wear and tear, when the cartilage breaks down, resulting in joint pain and stiffness. New Dr. Scholl’s® Arthritis Pain Reliever is a prescription-strength topical gel, specifically targeting feet, knees, and ankles, clinically proven to relieve arthritis pain, reduce joint stiffness, and improve mobility. It is available over-the-counter, and it is fast-absorbing, non-greasy, and penetrates deep to treat pain and inflammation of arthritis at the source. Perfect for anyone suffering from arthritis pain to get back to things you love to do. For more information, visit www.drscholls.com.
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