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A Monthly Newsletter for Z-CoiL Footwear Lovers Everywhere!            May 2011

What's in Z-Issue
Gardening is Good For You
A Salute to Nurses
Cancer Prevention
Customer Testimonial
 

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GARDENING is Good for You
 
 gardening is good for you 

Working in your garden reaps all sorts of great health benefits: it's a way to relax, de-stress, and enjoy the fresh air. Maybe you can even feed your family your own freshly-grown produce!

 

It's a great way to exercise, too. Here are some examples of the calories burned doing typical gardening chores (in 30 minutes for a 180-pound person):

 

Watering: 61
Mowing (riding): 101
Trimming shrubs (power): 142
Raking: 162
Planting seedlings: 162
Mowing (push with motor): 182
Planting trees: 182
Trimming shrubs (manual): 182
Weeding 182
Spading, tilling: 202
Laying sod: 202
Mowing lawn (push mower): 243
Shoveling snow: 243
Turning compost: 275
Double digging: 344

 


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A Salute to Nurses

National Nurses Week: May 6-12

 

National Nurses Week logoDid you know that more nurses wear Z-CoiL shoes than any other group of

professionals?  In recognition of their dedication to helping others, Z-CoiL is honoring these caregivers during National Nurses Week, which is celebrated annually from May 6 through May 12. (May 12 is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.)

 

Nurses love their Z-CoiL footwearFor many nurses, long shifts spent walking and standing on hard floors really takes a toll. Crippling foot and back pain may even force them to change careers. Happily, many have discovered that wearing Z-CoiL shoes can help them stay in the jobs they love.

 

Read their stories and see the best Z-CoiL styles for nurses here. 

 

Z-CoiL Pain Relief Footwear is also exhibiting at the NTI/AACN Critical Care Nursing Show in Chicago, May 3-5. Come see us!

 

The Cancer Prevention Rainbow

Many of the cancer-preventing "phytonutrients" in foods are what give vegetables and fruits their distinctive colors. Try eating a rainbow of fruits and veggies every day to stay healthier:

 

cancer-prevention rainbow food chart 

Tigger, copyright Disney 

Customer Testimonial

 

As a nurse working 12-hour shifts, my knees and feet were the first to tell me the day was long and laborious. I saw several waitresses and nurses wearing Z-CoiL footwear, and they all had wonderful things to say about them, so I put them on my Christmas wish list a year ago. My wonderful husband bought me a gift certificate, and I was amazed at how great they felt. Since getting them, they have been on my feet constantly when I work, play, shop, or just hand around. Why wear anything else? My grandchildren call me Grandma Tigger. Although I cannot jump as high as Tigger can in the Winnie-the-Pooh books, I can smile and laugh like he does because I feel good.

 

Joyce S. - Surprise, AZ                 Read more testimonials

 

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Information contained in this newsletter should not be considered medical advice in any form.