Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine (BHL) was audited by the Circulation Verification Council this year, confirming that the print version of BHL is read by 148,000 readers monthly in print and thousand more through online media. BHL is the only free full-color monthly health magazine that addresses both mainstream and functional health issues for people of all ages. BHL is also the only free health publication available at all Wegmans markets. Readers can also find us in the stands at Tops, Feel-Rite, Market in the Square, Dash’s, Budwey’s and Orchard Fresh.

Our locations include:

Wegmans and Tops
Orchard Fresh
Feel-Rite Markets
Select 711 and Tim Horton’s
Medical, Dental and Health Facilities
Senior Centers and Adult Living Facilities
Health and Fitness Centers
Hospital Waiting Rooms
Community Action Organization Families and Staff
Office Buildings
Golf and Tennis Clubs
Retailers and Hotels
Automotive Centers and Gas Stations
Financial and Educational Institutions
Restaurants and Bakeries
Hair Salons and Spas
Health Food Outlets
Coffee Shops
Churches and Synagogues
Pickup Rate: 99%


The CVC surveyed more than 300 people, and learned that BHL is widely read and appreciated in both print and digital formats. In fact, of those surveyed 65.5% read the print version of the magazine and 60% keep the magazine in their homes and offices for one month or longer.

Average Net Circulation (Print): 35,000
4.25 readers per issue or 148,000 readers (well exceeding national average of 1.75 viewers per copy)
35,000 Digital Readers
Available first of every month
50% Advertising 50% Editorial
Established 2010
For Rates Contact
Average Monthly Website Page Views: 3,500 and 1,725 sessions, 80.74% new users
Facebook Likes: 2,100+
Linked-in Followers: 5,072
Twitter Followers: 1,696
E-News Subscribers: 5,500+
Radio Listeners: 40,000

Of those surveyed, 72% of our readers make it a point of reading every issue, and 25.8% follow us on social media.

Read Buffalo Healthy Living in Print: 65.6%
Visit Website: 35%
Read the Digital Edition: 36.8%
Subscribe to E-Mail Newsletters: 21.8%
Follow Buffalo Healthy Living on Social Media: 28%
Percentage of People Who Always Read BHL: 72%
Percentage Who Never Read BHL: 2.5%
60% of readers keep the magazine for more than 1 month
69% of our readers are between 35 and 64; 96% are between 25 and 74
More than 55% purchase products they see in magazine.
Women comprise more than 52% of readers
Our readers are highly educated: 72% of our readers have a B.A. or Master’s Degree
Readers earn between $35,000 and $149,000 per year

Regional Distribution:

Erie County
Niagara County
Allegany County
Cattaraugus County
Chautauqua County
Genesee County
Wyoming County

The following are just some of the overwhelmingly positive feedback we received from those who were surveyed.

– Just wanted to thank you for your excellent letter that was published in the August issue of Buffalo Healthy Living, and also to let you know that the poem cited in your letter by Bob Dylan most certainly does reflect the kind of thinking that you consistently convey in the pages of Buffalo Healthy Living! The poem you included is my favorite, and it’s message has always been my wish for my son and daughter, and now that I have five grandchildren, it is my with for them as well.
– I really enjoy all health and exercise articles.
– I think the magazine is wonderful. I always look forward to it each month, and it is a treat that it is free, too!
– I can’t really think of anything that could be improved upon.
– I like the format, availability and variety.
– You are doing great! Keep up the good work!
– Just one of my favorite publications!
– I appreciate finding the magazine in my doctors’ offices. I like to read it while I’m waiting. Didn’t realize I could read it online but now I will.
– Great magazine, interesting and compelling articles.
– I like reading about the models on the front cover. I enjoy hearing about their lives.
– I like the magazine a lot and share it with co-workers.
– Gets better and better!
– Excellent publication with interesting articles. Provides me with great information.

For more information, or to find specific locations, email us at or call 716.204.8881. Also, learn more about the Circulation Verification Council.