Take A Stand
Tiny Revolutionary is a local T-shirt company that donates a portion of their sales to a variety of charities including Hands to Hearts International, One Village at a Time and others.
Available for kids and adults, the tees are produced using non-toxic and water-based inks. Their “Tiny Bucks” program for charity offers customers a chance to earn one dollar per item they purchase and choose the receiving charity. $20-$35.
Details: Dakota J’s, 1030 N Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306, (404) 870-0690, www.tinyrevolutionary.com
Fly By Services
Frequent flyers or vacationers will enjoy the newest conveniences to hit Hartsfield-Jackson airport: Park ‘N Fly Plus. In addition to services like valet parking, bag check and an airport shuttle, you can also have your car washed and detailed at the Park ‘N Shine, your oil changed at Jiffy Lube and pick up your pet 24 hours a day from Pet Paradise – all in one location.
Details: (404) 761-0364, www.pnf.com, (404) 333-0738, www.petparadiseresort.com
Dark chocolate is said to contain a large number of antioxidants that have multiple benefits. Recently, a weight loss study was published in the American Journal of Bariatric Medicine using a Xocai high antioxidant cocoa meal replacement and lifestyle intervention. The results were taken over a 12 week period and included an average weight loss of 31.3 pounds and an average reduction in waist circumference of 5.8 inches.
Details: Xocai Healthy Dark Chocolate, www.healthychocolateformyfamily.com, www.asbp.org
Stay safe while running or walking with Medical ID Marketplace’s new runner’s safety bracelets. These lightweight bracelets can be engraved (for free) with your medical information on the inside of the band. Choose from stainless steel wrapped chain, stainless steel mesh or rope for a style that fits anyone’s outfit. $49.95
Details: Your local Kroger, www.hopepaige.com
Ektio shoes, the first physician-designed athletic shoe, addresses the concerns of ankle injuries by offering better protection, preventing inversion and protecting lateral ligaments. $119.95
Details: Your local Dick’s Sporting Goods, www.ektio.com
Reeling Them In
Whether you’re an avid fishing enthusiast or a beginner, you won’t want to miss the Great Southern Fishing Show on January 21-22 at the North Atlanta Trade Center. Enjoy educational seminars, tips from the experts, casting demonstrations and fly tying. Guests include Andy Mill, author of “A Passion for Tarpon,” nationally renowned experts Henry Cowen, Bill Vanderford, and more.
Details: 1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross, (770) 279-9899, www.northatlantatradecenter.com/fishing.html
Dr. James Reed, professor of medicine, associate chair of medicine for research and chief of endocrinology and internal medicine services for Morehouse School of Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital, released his new book, “Living with Diabetes: A Guide for Patients and Parents.” In this revised edition, Dr. Reed shares helpful tips and insights on how to cope with diabetes and discusses treatments.
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