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What To Do When Someone You Love Is Obese And Doesn't Care

Mar 23, 2012  · Here’s a question I hear often from people who are concerned about family members or friends who are obese, often morbidly obese: “What should I do when someone I love is extremely overweight and they just don’t seem to care?” These caring individuals want to know if there is a special way to motivate their loved ones and stoke their desire to live a healthier lifestyle and lose weight.

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Ways to Help Your Kids Transition Back to School for In ... (9 days ago)

Jul 28, 2021  · Here are some ways to prep your students: Talk to your child about washing their hands more often at school. Encourage them to use hand sanitizer at school. They should avoid sharing objects like water bottles, computers or tech devices, writing instruments and books. Advise them to tell an adult if they don’t feel well.

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Tomato Overload? 10 Recipes to Use Your Garden’s Abundance ... (6 days ago)

Sep 01, 2014  · Check out these recipes on A Healthier Michigan: Grilled Green Tomato, Eggplant and Portabella Salad. Mediterranean Stuffed Tomatoes. Grilled Michigan Tomatoes with Corn Relish and Mozzarella Recipe. Photo credit: Leigh Wolf and A Healthier Michigan. (Visited …

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Best Places to Hike in West and Southwest Michigan - A ... (8 days ago)

Sep 11, 2017  · P.J. Hoffmaster State Park: This popular Muskegon park has a 10-mile trail system to explore, with rewarding views of Lake Michigan, plenty of dunes and white pine forest. Rosy Mound Natural Area: If you’re not afraid of climbing a lot of stairs, the Dune Overlook observation deck at Rosy Mound in Grand Haven offers spectacular views of Lake ...

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How Do You Know If You Need a COVID-19 Test? - A Healthier ... (10 days ago)

Oct 04, 2021  · These days, there are lots of different ways that concerns about COVID-19 can creep into our lives. Maybe it’s the persistent cough that you just can’t seem to shake, and you can’t tell if it is a cold or something worse.

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Michigan’s Most Dangerous Plants: Q&A with a DNR Expert ... (7 days ago)

Jul 30, 2018  · A: There are some dangerous plants that are more common in Michigan. When you’re outside, keep an eye out for these: Wild parsnip: This plant resembles the giant hogweed, but is smaller with mustardy-yellow flowers. The sap can also cause phytophotodermatitis, so steer clear of it. It is common along grassy, sunlit areas (like prairies and ...

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Long Runs - A Healthier ... (10 days ago)

Feb 26, 2018  · During your long run, simple carbs from energy gels, chews and sports drinks can help give you fuel, but don’t overdo it. If your long run will only take about an hour, you likely don’t need any supplemental nutrition. For runs longer than that, try to take in about 30 to 60 grams of carbohydrates every hour. Wojciakowski said it’s ...

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Access to More Than 10,000 Gyms for Only $29 a Month - A ... (8 days ago)

Jun 01, 2019  · The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network member discount program, Blue365 ®, has teamed up with Fitness Your Way™ by. Tivity Health™ to offer Blue Cross and Blue Care Network members access to more than 10,000 gym locations throughout the country for $29 a month. There’s a $29 enrollment fee.

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Home - A Healthier Michigan (4 days ago)

Home. Get more from A Healthier Michigan. Keep up to date Subscribe Now! A Healthier Michigan Podcast Host Chuck Gaidica and expert guests explore wellness, fitness, mental health, and food and nutrition to help you live a healthier and happier life. Coronavirus updates Latest news and information about the coronavirus outbreak.

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What’s New About This Year’s Flu Shot – and Why - A ... (6 days ago)

Sep 29, 2021  · It’s time to roll up our sleeves for this year’s seasonal flu shot. Flu shots and nasal mists are being offered to adults and children age 6 months old and up at regular checkup appointments and at health clinics and pharmacies. Related: Fall Flu Forecast: What to Know About the Upcoming Influenza Season Health care providers hope to get lots of people vaccinated against the flu before the ...

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5 Simple Ways to Show Your Parents Appreciation - A ... (10 days ago)

Jul 24, 2020  · Share a fond memory with them. It’s always fun to take a trip down memory lane. Remind your parents about something they did that meant a lot to you or tell them a story about your favorite childhood moments. Tell them how you feel. Simply saying “I love and appreciate you” is the ultimate way to express your appreciation for them.

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5 of the Healthiest Hot Sauces to Spice Up Your Food - A ... (7 days ago)

Feb 27, 2015  · Dr. Stadnyk’s Hot Sauce: This sauce was created by a physician from Houston in 2008 and is made up of 100 percent natural ingredients. It has a medium-level of heat and there are carrots in it to brighten up the flavor. Ingredients: organic carrots, habanero peppers, kosher salt, organic vinegar; 30mg sodium and 0 calories in 1 teaspoon.

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Slow Cooker Broccoli, Ginger and Turmeric Soup - A ... (6 days ago)

Jan 24, 2019  · Instructions. 1. Heat a large pan over medium heat and melt the butter. Add the leeks and cook, stirring occasionally, 8 or so minutes, until leeks are cooked through. 2. Transfer the leeks to a 5-quart slow cooker with the ginger, broccoli, turmeric, salt, sesame oil and stock. 3. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours, until broccoli is tender.

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What Happens to Your Body When You Watch a Scary Movie ... (10 days ago)

Oct 19, 2020  · This can result in lower levels of anxiety and fear. Your Heart: Just like other adrenaline-raising activities, watching scary movies can increase your heart rate. These effects are not unlike what happens while doing other sensation-seeking activities like riding roller coasters or sky diving. Horror movies can even affect heart attack risk.

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Island Living: For Mackinac Full-Timers, A Different Way ... (4 days ago)

Jul 18, 2018  · Tammy Frazier does. She was born and raised on the popular tourist destination and has lived there most of her life, save for a few stints in Mackinaw City and Cheboygan. “It’s not for the faint of heart, as they say,” she said. Frazier is one of about 500 people who call the island home full-time. She and her husband Anthony, or Tony ...

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How to Stay Safe While Traveling this Summer - A Healthier ... (8 days ago)

Jun 18, 2020  · Carry a travel kit: Good hygiene is the primary method for preventing the spread of germs. In case of emergency, you should have multiple cleaning supplies on hand. This includes water, disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer, as well as disposable gloves. Check the air up there: The airline industry is picking up steam but international flights ...

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Should Men and Women Follow the Same Workout Plan? | A ... (10 days ago)

Apr 24, 2014  · Men get stronger faster. Men can increase how much they can lift quickly, so women shouldn’t be as focused on upping the weight every time. This is because men produce more testosterone, so it’s naturally easier for them to build muscle than women. Women, on the other hand, start off with less muscle and may have to work harder to build it.

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Foods that Can Help Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms - A ... (4 days ago)

May 15, 2019  · Every year, approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and more than 25,000 Michiganders are currently living with the neurodegenerative disorder.. Parkinson’s disease affects the brain’s ability to control movement. It can make it difficult to swallow, which may result in losing weight and suffering from malnutrition.

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A 5-Step Action Plan for Caregivers of Aging Parents or ... (6 days ago)

Mar 27, 2019  · Places to turn include local Area Agencies on Aging, the Veterans Administration, religious institutions and disease associations like the Alzheimer’s Association. Your Area Agency on Aging is a good first stop to discover available resources near you. Visit eldercare.acl.gov to find the agency closest to you or call 800-677-1116.

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Are e-Bikes a Good Form of Exercise? - A Healthier Michigan (6 days ago)

Aug 30, 2021  · The answer depends on the rider. But unless you are using the electric-only mode at all times, you are still getting some exercise. Riders who use the pedal-assist to get a little help on tough hills are still getting a good workout during their regular pedaling. The average person will burn between 450 and 750 calories each hour they bike ...

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A Beginner's Guide to Backpacking Michigan's Manitou ... (6 days ago)

May 21, 2017  · A camping trip to North Manitou involves carrying everything you need on your back, hiking several miles per day, and burying human waste in a “cat hole” (outhouses are only available near the ferry dock). It’s an amazing and “primitive” experience, for those who can endure the great outdoors. Pack the essentials: You will need a ...

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The Health Benefits of Classical Music - A Healthier Michigan (4 days ago)

Jun 26, 2019  · The sounds of classical music produce a calming effect letting loose pleasure-inducing dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain that helps control attention, learning and emotional responses. It can also turn down the body’s stress response, resulting in an overall happier mood. Turns out a pleasant mood can lead to clarity in a person’s ...

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10 Superfoods that Help Prevent Memory Loss - A Healthier ... (5 days ago)

Oct 12, 2014  · Tomatoes: Tomatoes contain an antioxidant known as lycopene that can help fight against brain cell damage and improve one’s cognitive function. Broccoli: This green veggie contains a chemical called sulforaphane that helps strengthen the blood-brain barrier (BBB), a semi-permeable lining that protects the brain from injuries.

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3 Reasons Lifting Beats Stress | A Healthier Michigan (10 days ago)

Jul 04, 2015  · Here are three other ways weightlifting is a great stress reducer: Kyle Hall. 1) It creates a positive focus. “It allows me to focus and keep an upbeat attitude,” said Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan web editor and avid weightlifter Kyle Hall. “It gives me a clarity of thoughts, and creates a positive attitude inside of me.

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The History of an Up North Staple: Pasties - A Healthier ... (10 days ago)

Aug 14, 2019  · Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. Pour the flour into a large bowl and add a pinch of salt. Cut the cold butter into slices and put it into the bowl. Using your hands, rub the butter together with the flour until the floured butter is …

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Homemade Vanilla-Coconut Ice Cream (in a Bag!) - A ... (4 days ago)

Jul 02, 2020  · In the smaller bag, add your coconut milk, honey and vanilla extract. 2. Seal the bag and combine together until the honey is mostly dissolved. 3. In the larger bag, add your ice and rock salt. 4. Place the smaller bag inside of the larger bag and seal shut. 5. Vigorously shake the bag for about 10 minutes until the ice cream has solidified.

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The Different Types of Plant-Based Diets - A Healthier ... (6 days ago)

Apr 06, 2020  · Pescatarian – Like flexitarians, a pescatarian is mostly plant-based, except for seafood. It’s often used as a main source of protein, while incorporating heart-healthy fat from fish. Pescatarians exclude beef, pork, chicken, turkey, lamb and wild game. Yet, they do consume salmon, sardines, herring and other types of seafood.

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How to Help a Loved One Lose Weight Without Hurting Their ... (4 days ago)

Jan 24, 2011  · tajy, Thank you for commenting on this post … yes, maybe it is a year old but very important just the same!You brought up many valid points – I can clearly tell that you are frustrated with the behavior of your friends; but you are also very concerned …

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The Link Between Heart Attack and Stroke - A Healthier ... (5 days ago)

Feb 03, 2020  · Lack of physical activity. Obesity. Race/ethnicity. Smoking. Heart attack itself is a notable risk factor for stroke as both are linked to coronary artery disease. Men are more likely to experience a heart attack, while women are more prone to strokes. In fact, one in five women will have a …

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Lighthouses That Should Be on Your Summer Road Trip List ... (9 days ago)

Jul 12, 2021  · Mission Point Lighthouse: Half the fun of this spot is the drive up Old Mission Peninsula, where it sits at the tip. This lighthouse is about 17 miles north of Traverse City, and looks out over Grand Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. For a small admission fee, you can climb the tower and take a self-guided tour of the lighthouse and its historical ...

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The Connection Between Seasonal Affective Disorder and ... (4 days ago)

Jun 07, 2019  · Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is more than the winter blues. It’s a type of depression that can occur at any time during the year.

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Subscribe to A Healthier Michigan Podcast (9 days ago)

Sep 30, 2021  · Podcast A Healthier Michigan With Chuck Gaidica. Join host Chuck Gaidica and expert guests as they explore wellness, fitness, mental health, and food and nutrition to …

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Stop Saying Sorry! Signs You’re an Over-Apologizer - A ... (4 days ago)

Jun 27, 2017  · Stop Saying Sorry! Signs You’re an Over-Apologizer. Someone bumps into you at the grocery store: “Sorry!”. Your boss says you need to fix a report at work: “Sorry!”. Your best friend got the date wrong for your coffee catch-up: “Sorry!”. Your husband thinks you’re overreacting to something he said: “Sorry!”. If this sounds ...

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Healthy - A ... (10 days ago)

Jul 27, 2020  · Focus on clean hands: Making sure your child knows the proper way to wash his or her hands at school is the most important thing you can do to fight germs. Have your little one recite “Happy Birthday,” practice their ABC’s, or sing one of these fun songs to make sure they suds up for the recommended 20 seconds.

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Why Men’s Health Matters - A Healthier Michigan (10 days ago)

Jun 01, 2021  · Why Men’s Health Matters. Men’s Health Month is celebrated every June to help men create a healthy lifestyle for themselves. There are many men’s health problems that need increased awareness so there can be an opportunity to create longer, healthier lives for men. The truth is, men don’t live as long as women.

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6 Tips to Creating Your Own Michigan Scavenger Hunt on ... (9 days ago)

Jan 20, 2016  · Our suggestion is to create one team per car (so around four or five people). Follow the rules: As fun as a road rally is, make sure everyone understands that safety is a priority. Teams must drive the speed limit and follow traffic rules. And it should go without saying, but make sure teams understand they can’t share answers!

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Pros and Cons of Having a Gym Membership - A Healthier ... (5 days ago)

Dec 07, 2018  · Joining a gym is a physical and financial commitment that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Before signing a contract, weigh the pros and cons of having a membership.

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Three Places To View Michigan's Northern Lights - A ... (8 days ago)

Jul 08, 2020  · Here are the best places in Michigan to see the Northern Lights in action: Keweenaw Peninsula : The slogan for the Keweenaw Peninsula is “Michigan’s Top of the World,” so it makes sense you could see the Northern Lights from here. Secluded with an expansive coastline, Aurora Borealis fans know this is an optimal viewing experience.

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Food: Bringing Friends, Family and Cultures Together - A ... (4 days ago)

Aug 13, 2018  · There are a few tangible items that all humans need: air, water, shelter and food. Eating is essential for most forms of life, and experimenting with different spices, ingredients and recipes is a common way to socialize.

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From ‘Yooper’ to ‘Mackinac': Understanding Michigan-isms ... (7 days ago)

Jun 24, 2019  · The word was first published in Aug. 5, 1979. The Escanaba Daily Press held a contest for people to come up with the best word to describe residents of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Brett Crawford, of Bark River, is credited with submitting the term Yooper to the newspaper, according to upsupply.co. Yooper is a combination of U.P. plus er.

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Healthier Ham and Cheese Sliders - A Healthier Michigan (9 days ago)

Sep 09, 2018  · Healthy Ham and Cheese Sliders. 1. Cut the rolls in half and put on a foil lined 9x13 baking sheet or baking dish. 2. Blend cottage cheese in a food processor. Stir all purpose seasoning in it. Spread cottage cheese mixture on both sides of the rolls. 3. Top with slices of ham and pieces of cheese.

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How Heart Rate Zones Impact Your Workout Results - A ... (7 days ago)

Mar 20, 2015  · 60-75% of Max Heart Rate: This is the fat burning zone and also where you are conditioning the heart. In general, this zone burns more calories per minute than other zones. 75-80% of Max Heart Rate: This zone burns a good amount of body fat, but the percentage of calories burned from fat tends to drop. However, this zone does more to improve ...

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A Guide to Summer's Poisonous Plants - A Healthier Michigan (10 days ago)

Jun 24, 2020  · Luke warm baths, hydrocortisone cream, cold compresses, and antihistamine pills can all provide relief until the rash subsides. Poisonous plants can be bothersome but by educating you and your family you can avoid a serious rash and get back to your summer. If you enjoy this blog, check these out: Photo Credit: John, Alan Schmierer, Eliza ...

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Slow Cooker Plum Applesauce - A Healthier Michigan (7 days ago)

Oct 18, 2017  · Breast cancer is the most common cancer found in people of all races and ethnicities. To help lower the risk of cancer, the American Cancer Society recommends eating a variety of five or more servings of fruits and vegetables every day and limiting processed and high-fat foods. An increase in fiber intake can also help prevent breast cancer.

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A Guide To Fruit: How Much Can People With Diabetes Safely ... (6 days ago)

Jun 15, 2015  · A: The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (part of the National Institutes of Health) recommends different amounts of fruit depending on how many calories you eat in a day. 1,200-1,600 calories per day: Two fruit servings per day. 1,600-2,000 calories per day: Three fruit servings per day. 2,000-2,400 calories per day: Four fruit ...

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What Exactly is 'Alcohol Flush Syndrome'? - A Healthier ... (5 days ago)

Oct 23, 2018  · Symptoms include the flush, which is a result of dilated blood capillaries, increased heart rate, headache and even nausea. These are only the short term complications as esophageal cancer is a possible long-term risk. It is recommended that if you have this syndrome you should limit your alcohol intake. If possible, eliminate it completely.

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Fresh from the farmer’s market: Green bean hummus recipe ... (7 days ago)

Sep 10, 2013  · Green bean season is in full swing from now until early October, and with Michigan being one of the largest producers of green beans in the U.S., most farmers markets will have them in abundance for the next few weeks.

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Fall into Fitness: Staying Motivated through the Seasons ... (10 days ago)

Oct 07, 2020  · Fall into Fitness: Staying Motivated through the Seasons. Crisp air, fall colored leaves, pumpkins and apples. As the weather cools down, it’s easier to take advantage of outdoor exercise. It may not be easy for everyone to stick to an exercise routine once the seasons change. What you can do is try your best to either continue exercising and ...

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Recognizing and Managing Learning Disabilities in Students ... (10 days ago)

Dec 02, 2020  · Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, intellectual disabilities, deafness, blindness and behavioral disorders are not learning disabilities. However, these issues may occur alongside one another and affect academic ability. For example, an estimated one-half to two-thirds of students with learning disabilities also have ADHD.