Tag Archives: heart health

West Michigan woman becomes face of heart health movement

As February is all about red and love, it’s only fitting that this month is also American Heart Month. Whether you participate in one of the many statewide Go Red For Women events, educate those around you, or create new…

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High-tech ways to keep your heart healthy

Sure, smart phones are fun for games and keeping in touch with your friends, but they can also be the perfect tool for staying on top of your well-being—especially cardiovascular health. Every year, 715,000 people in the United States have a…

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Which #GoRedForWomen events across Michigan are you participating in?

As we move into February, the color red, hearts, Valentine’s Day, and love surround us. You can’t go anywhere the entire month without being reminded of love and hearts. Perhaps it’s fitting that February is also American Heart Month, and…

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Fad diets: Why does a recipe for disaster sound like recipe for success?

Fad diets… The “quick, easy, practically effortless way to lose weight fast!” Yeah, that sounds healthy. Most fad diets prohibit you from consuming certain food groups, normal quantities of food and any food that isn’t a part of the diet…

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Heart-healthy recipes for kids

Making nutritious and heart-healthy meals is important at any age, but not always appealing to a younger palate. To help make planning healthy, kid-friendly meals easier, we’ve compiled a list of dishes that are sure to please picky eaters, without…

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Send us your favorite heart-healthy recipes and we’ll send you a free cookbook!

In honor of Heart Health Month, we’re giving away heart-healthy cookbooks courtesy of Blue Care Network, as well as a chance to have your heart-healthy recipes featured on A Healthier Michigan! To receive a cookbook, just email us at ahealthiermi@gmail.com…

 

Homemade Valentine’s Day gifts for that special someone

Purchasing gifts for Valentine’s Day can become expensive quickly. Save money and get creative with a homemade present from the heart. For her… Easy-to-make Bath Salts Supplies: Bottle or Jar Epsom Salts Food Coloring Perfume or Essential Oil Instructions: Measure…

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#WellnessWeds: During American Heart Month, Know Your Numbers — and How to Improve Them

February is American Heart Month, a time to remind us that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, with about one in three deaths from a heart attack or stroke. In fact, heart disease…

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4 Michigan Blueberry Festivals to Visit this August

July was proclaimed National Blueberry Month by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1999. Blueberries are grown in 35 states in the USA and the United States is responsible for 90% of blueberry production in the world. Michigan has…

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