EatingWell Media wins three James Beard awards

first_imgAbout EatingWell: EatingWell Media Group (EWMG) is a fast-growing, independently owned media company and a leading source of science-based nutrition advice, delicious, easy and healthy recipes and useful shopping information. The company has rapidly diversified from producing its flagship bimonthly EatingWell Magazine (which now reaches more than 1.8 million readers) to multiple formats, including a content-rich website (www.eatingwell.com(link is external)) that reaches 2 million unique visitors a month, consumer cookbooks and health books, content and brand licensing, digital and custom publishing. EatingWell,EatingWell Media Group, publisher of EatingWell Magazine, EatingWell books and EatingWell.com, won an unprecedented three James Beard Awards on Friday, May 6, in New York City.It was the only magazine publisher to win three awards, dubbed the ‘Oscars’ in food journalism, from the James Beard Foundation. EatingWell, based in Charlotte, Vermont, earned two journalism awards and one book award. Three books from Ten Speed Press won and New York Magazine won two awards, one for an article and one for its Grub Street blog.The Simple Art of EatingWell (Countryman Press) by Jessie Price and the Editors of EatingWell took the Cookbook with Healthy Focus award. The 520-page compendium of tips, techniques and recipes for healthy eating was up against finalists The Very Best Recipes for Health from The New York Times’s Martha Rose Shulman and Clean Start: Inspiring You to Eat Clean and Live Well by Terry Walters.In addition to EatingWell’s award, Vermonter Barry Estabrook won a medal for an individual food blog for politicsoftheplate.com.The journalism awards were open to entries from all media. For the second year in a row, EatingWell Magazine won the category Health and Nutrition. The 2011 award went to Rachael Moeller Gorman for her article ‘Captain of the Happier Meal’ (June 2010), a profile of scientist Joe Hibbeln and his research linking omega-3s with depression. The two other finalists were Peter Jaret’s Runner’s World story ‘Pasta Perfect’ and Joe Fassler’s multipart TheAtlantic.com coverage of the egg contamination scare.‘Sea Change’ (April 2010), marine biologist Carl Safina’s eye-opening article about the benefits of eating smaller fish, won in the Environment, Food Politics, and Policy category. Runners-up included Barry Estabrook’s Gastronomica article ‘A Tale of Two Dairies’ and Monica Eng’s Chicago Tribune piece ‘CPS Won’t Let Kids Eat Their Vegetables.’‘Each of these wins represents one of the core values we stand for: good food, good health and sustainability,’ said Editorial Director Lisa Gosselin. ‘We’re especially proud that our small team of editors from an independent Vermont-based media group is being recognized for producing the top food and health content in the country.’last_img read more

Indianapolis Unhealthiest City in US

first_imgINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indianapolis is officially the unhealthiest city in the United States, according to one study.High obesity and smoking rates, along with record-setting inactivity, earned Indianapolis the top spot of the unhealthiest places to live in America.A study done by the American College of Sports Medicine looked at a number of factors for the top 50 most populated cities in the country, taking a snapshot of a city’s overall health.The study took into consideration personal metrics, like whether or not you smoke and how active you are, as well as community metrics, like how walkable a city is and the number of parks and trails it has.This is the second year in a row Indy has come in last place.last_img

Female Basketball Team Celik defenended the BH Cup Winner Title

first_imgFemale basketball players of “Celik“ from Zenica defended the BH Cup winner title.In the final match of the final tournamnet, that was played in “Mejdan“ in Tuzla, players from Zenica beated “Jedinstvo“ with the result 76:72 (10:14, 31:25, 17:18, 18:15).In the team of “Celik“, the most effective players were Natasa Popovic with 22 points and Aida Kalusic and Aldijana Iriskic with 15 points. In the team of “Jedinstvo“, those were Anela Alagic with 24 points and Melisa Brcaninovic with 20 points.In the semifinal matches, “Jedinstvo“ beated “Sloboda“ from Bosanski Novi with 103:64, while “Celik“ was better than “Mladi Krajisnik“ from Banja Luka with 118:46.(Source: fokus.ba)last_img

British Company Adriatic Metals sponsors Bosnian Celik Rugby Team

first_imgFollowing their philosophy of socially-conscious business, Eastern Mining company decided to support the work of Rugby Club Čelik Zenica. The sponsorship has been made official this week by the procurement of a new line of club jerseys, and it will subsequently continue through support of other operative activities of the club.The General Secretary of Rugby Club Čelik, Mirza Oruč, noted that the entire collective and staff function on a volunteer basis, and so this support makes a difference not only for the Club but for the local community as well.“Aside from the jerseys that are now already in the Club, we are currently working on supplying specific sports equipment which will significantly improve the quality of our training and matches. Other than that, we will use the funds for other operative costs such as organising matches,“ Oruč said. He especially thanked Paul Cronin, Executive Director of British company Adriatic Metals which owns Eastern Mining, whose passion for rugby resulted in this sponsorship.“Supporting sports collectives and groups is one of the best ways to contribute to our local community. Our sponsorship is in fact an incentive for excellent young enthusiast who, through their hard work and dedication, represent their city and club in the best way possible,“ underlined General Director of Eastern Mining, Miloš Bošnjaković, adding that this is only one of the many projects in the local community that the company endorses.Eastern Mining d.o.o. is a bosnian-herzegovinian exploration and development company, owned by British company Adriatic Metals. The primary goal of the company is focused on the exploration and exploitation of ore in Vareš county. The focus of activities in 2020 will be on further geological research in the current concession area as well as wider regional area, with the aim of increasing the confirmed ore reserves and extending the life expectancy of the new mine. According to the current plan, the opening of the mine and beginning of production is planned for 2022.last_img read more