Welcome to Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine

Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine (BHL) is a FREE full color monthly magazine and NYS Benefit Corporation. Our mission is to provide evidence-based information to improve the health, fitness and nutrition for people of all ages. Find us at 2,000 locations, including all Wegmans and Tops stores, hospitals, medical and dental offices, fitness centers, cafes, restaurants, office buildings, libraries, schools, and select Tim Hortons and 711 stores. We are reaching 114,000 readers in print and thousands more online. We welcome writers, advertisers, and article suggestions. As a legally-incorporated benefit corporation, we embrace the highest standards of corporate purpose, accountability, and transparency for having a positive social and environmental impact. View our NYS Benefit Corporation Report and Contact us to learn more about how we can work together to achieve our mutual goals. We are also helping our clients with their own media and marketing needs. If you would like our help, learn more here.

  • Back to School, Back to Busy Schedules

    School is in full swing. Make sure you get enough rest and that your backpack isn’t too heavy!

    Back to School, Back to Busy Schedules
  • Pumpkins everywhere!

    Did you know? Pumpkins are a member of the Cucurbita family, which includes squash and cucumbers?  

    Pumpkins everywhere!
  • Heart Healthy

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States among men and women. What are you doing to keep your heart healthy?

    Heart Healthy
  • Special Issues

    Ask about a custom issue created specifically for your organization and distributed to the Western New York community.

    Special Issues
  • Enjoy the New Season!

    The leaves are beginning to turn color and fall, there’s a chill in the air, schedules have gotten busier, but it’s also a great time to enjoy the best of what autumn has to offer.

    Enjoy the New Season!
  • Soccer for Success!

    Soccer for Success is a program that uses soccer to provide structured physical activity and nutrition to children ages 6-14 in underserved urban communities.

    Soccer for Success!

A Small School with Big Opportunities!

By Shannon Traphagen When looking at schools, you may consider big colleges and universities across the region or nationally. Perhaps you’ve seen their division sports teams or have learned about them from others. It can be hard to consider other opt...

Health Guidelines to Keep Blood Pressure in Check

By Beth O’Keefe RN Care Coordinator with VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, from the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York Fall is in the air and whenever the seasons change it makes sense to perform a basic health check—especially for older adul...

Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association Announces Board of Directors

The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association is a leader in heart health. Heart disease is the Number one cause of death in New York, and stroke is Number five. The Buffalo Niagara chapter is building healthier lives in the community, health care, ...

Families Can Embrace a Mediterranean Diet

Families Can Embrace a Mediterranean Diet Opting for seafood instead of red meats is one component of the Mediterranean diet, which offers a number of health benefits, including reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases. Healthy eating is a top priorit...

Shake that Booty! Hip Hop Aerobics!

Hip-Hop Dance Aerobics is All The Rage By Shannon Traphagen Working out doesn’t have to be boring – and it isn’t when you set foot inside a class taught by Rishone Todd and Susie Kushner, energetic dance instructors who derive sheer joy from a unique...

Freeze Your Fat Away!

Coolscuplting® is getting local and national attention By Annette Pinder Face it – everyone wants to look great – especially with upcoming vacations and warmer weather on the horizon. But for many, unwanted fat can be persistent, despite our best eff...

Get Ready for Back-to-School With These Easy Recipes

7 One-Pot Recipes for Back-to-School Season (Family Features) School is back in session, and so are hectic weeknights with little time to cook dinner. Instead of reaching for ready-made meals or takeout, serve up tasty one-pot dinners made with whole...

Stopping Slips, Trips and Falls: Simple Home Fixes to Keep Seniors Safe

By Beth O’Keefe RN Care Coordinator with VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans, from the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York September 22nd is the first day of fall and the beginning of National Falls Prevention Week. This is the perfect time to re...


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