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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!

Visit www.meijerhealthyliving.com and click on “Tina’s Tips.”


Healthy Living Interviews

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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Easter Eggs – All Year Long

Eggs really are the new old health food. Egg – the new, old health food. Current recommendations suggest eating up to 7 eggs per week (1 egg per day).
Eggs are an excellent source of high-quality protein, choline for healthy brain and body cells, and antioxidants like selenium and vitamin E. You’ll also get a good dose of vitamin D, B vitamins, and vitamin A. All that nutrition in just 70 calories per egg!

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Is It Time for a “Fat-i-tude” Adjustment

Are you fat-phobic? The majority of Americans still believe that fat is a food group that should be avoided. But, not all fats are created equal! Fat is essential to provide, and absorb, fat-soluble vitamins such as Vitamin A and Vitamin D.

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Screening, which can identify polyps, is the best way to reduce your risk for developing this cancer. Since this cancer most often impacts older Americans, screening typically begins at age 50.

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