Romaine Calm, It’s Not Too Late

Seems like we missed the early part of summer here in Michigan. When it comes to gardening, it’s never too late to start, especially midsummer in our state. On this episode of A Healthier Michigan Podcast, I chat with Sue Hudnut, garden manager for The...

Good Egg Or Bad Egg

Did you get egg on your face this morning? Eggs have long been a popular breakfast staple throughout history. They’re a good source of protein and are rich in vitamins and minerals. However, a recent study came out earlier this year stating a...

Well-being for Mom’s

Let's just call May the month to honor all moms. In my life I have been influenced greatly by the selflessness and caring spirit of my grandmother, mother and wife. We are to honor our fathers and mothers. But moms hold a dear place in...

Financial Fitness

Financial stress can have a significant impact on our health. It can cause anxiety, depression and insomnia among many other issues. By creating a financial action plan, we can begin to mitigate that stress. We can all stay strong on our journey called life if...

Visit The Holy Land

Latest Journey Announced for January 2020 Join me and my wife Susan for the Faith and Fellowship tour. This trip of a lifetime for most and is open to all. We were in Israel twice last year, loved it and felt safe every day! We will...

Achew!

If you are sneezing or scratching your way through life it may be connected to the food you eat. According to new research, more than 10% of people in the U.S. are affected by food allergies, while almost twice that number mistakenly think they have...

How Happy Is Your Midlife?

If you are feeling unhappy or unsettled in your 40s to 50s you have lots of company. But there is hope. I found a great article from the Atlantic, through Pocket, that attempts to unpack our feelings. Some have called this Midlife Crisis, some call...

Happy National Nutrition Month

I am always looking for reasons to celebrate life. I didn't know there was such a thing as a month that celebrates and promotes good nutrition. I have worked hard this past year on my own diet. More veggies and fruits for sure. But I...

Fat Can Be Good

I know, fat can be good as long as it isn't around my waist. Have you heard that moderation is key? With some of our heart healthy fat food sources, this saying is especially true. According to the American Heart Association, you should have...

Is Your Workout Like Forrest or Arnold?

One way we can lower our risk of heart disease is by exercising regularly. Your workout may include cardio, strength training or both. Cardio workouts can lower blood pressure and cholesterol as well as strengthen the heart and blood vessels. On this episode, we discuss...