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Tina Miller, MS RD / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor

Read Tina’s weekly HEALTHY LIVING BLOG that includes recipes you hear about on the show and great healthy living tips!

Healthy Living Blog


Who Is Tina Miller?

Lucy Ann encountered Tina years ago at a local health fair, where Tina turned her on to the benefits of flax seed. Since then they have teamed up to bring you the best in health information.

Tina is a Meijer Dietitian and Healthy Living Advisor for East Michigan and Northern Ohio. With over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian, her goals include providing you with simple steps to achieve and maintain good health, menus and recipes that are easy and enjoyable, and sound nutrition advice that is based on current and credible research.

Academics have played a significant role in her life and she is consistently reviewing and evaluating the most current nutrition research and food trends. She works to keep you informed, translating research findings into easy-to-use lifestyle tips.

Like you, family is at the center of her busy life. Tina and her family enjoy a variety of foods and believe in the positive power of foods. That is the impact our food choices have on our health and well-being. We explore whole foods, natural foods and organic foods as they relate to your health. Wishing you good health, naturally!

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Healthy Living Interviews

Get Growing: Health Benefits of Gardening

Harvest is not the only reward that comes from gardening! Planting and caring for your garden, whether it be a small container garden or large backyard garden, provides surprising health benefits.

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Women’s Health

Women’s bodies are constantly changing, from nutritional needs and sleep requirements, to maintaining a healthy weight. This can be frustrating and can even negatively impact how we see ourselves.As women age into their forties and fifties, it’s much harder to maintain lean muscle mass, we carry weight differently and hormones begin to alter as we enter perimenopause. The foods you eat can greatly impact how you respond to life’s little changes and can make transitioning into mid-life easier to accept.

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Mediterranean Diet Month

More than 50 years of research support the Mediterranean Diet as the “gold standard” of healthy eating. Studies consistently demonstrate that people who ate a diet where fruits and vegetables, grains, beans, olive oil, and fish were the basis of daily meals were healthiest.

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Exercise: The Fountain of Youth for Your Brain

A newly published comprehensive review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine analyzed years of research (39 studies) and summed up some significant findings, especially for those 50 and older. One of the most important outcomes described is that a combination of aerobic and resistance (strength) exercises provided a significant boost in brain power, independent of the individual participant’s current state brain health. So, no matter how old and forgetful you become, exercise can boost brain power reduce risk for dementia and other brain related disorders.

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Homegrown Season: Spud Love

Spring in Michigan marks the start of our homegrown produce season, with Michigan asparagus typically coming to market first. While we adore asparagus, the often overlooked and underappreciated Michigan homegrown potato is a local produce crop to be celebrated year round! Here are just a few reasons to show a little spud love…

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