Lifestyle

What’s Normal?

Cholesterol can be complicated. Certain types of cholesterol are essential for the body while others can be dangerous if levels become too high. Understanding how it works in our body is key to managing it right. On this episode of A Healthier Michigan Podcast, we...

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Good health..not big bucks

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. With proper planning, it’s possible to make nutritious meals without breaking the bank. On this episode of A Healthier Michigan Podcast, we share tips on how we can eat wholesome food on a budget. https://bit.ly/2TLKQC6 ...

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Holiday Food Madness

The holiday season is filled with opportunities to eat 'till we drop. How can we control the amount of food we eat at family gatherings and holiday parties? Portion sizes have drastically changed throughout the years. Since the late ‘70s, the average size of...

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OK Boomer!

If you talk down to or insult a young person they may just look at you and say "OK boomer". Who knew that is a slur? I try not to mansplain and I sure hope I never try to explain too much about life to...

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Fall For Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are gems in our local communities. They give us access to better quality food and the opportunity to broaden our palate. On this episode of A Healthier Michigan Podcast, we share tips on how to get the most out of your next farmers...

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Kick The Habit.

Let's kick the processed food habit. We think processed food=bad. Most of these foods are convenient too. But did you know not all processed foods are bad for us. On this episode of A Healthier Michigan Podcast, we discuss the spectrum of processed food, what’s...

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Time For An Oil Change?

We use olive oil a bunch when cooking. I wouldn't call it a rut but it became our good, healthy go to choice. Then my eyes were opened when we tried a few new recipes that included sesame oil among others. It may be time...

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Healthy Aging

The attached series of photo's were given to me for my 40th birthday by Alan Frank, then General Manager of WDIV. While I may look more like the guy in the middle now, I still feel more like 40 today. Actually, my left knee often...

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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...

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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...

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