Heart-healthy Living

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. However, a diet rich in plant-based foods can help prevent a variety of illnesses including heart disease and stroke. Watch as Jeanne Kincaid, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at McLaren Northern Michigan shows how to prepare this quick and easy heart healthy meal.

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Nutrition & Health Series

Join McLaren dietitians for a free Nutrition & Health virtual class, in partnership with Northern Central Michigan College. This multi-part series addresses a variety of nutrition topics like learning how to eat gluten-free, with less sugar, with chronic kidney disease and much more.

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Jumpstart Your Heart

Did you know you can lower your risk of heart disease by simply moving more? As little as 60 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as walking briskly helps your heart. For major health benefits, aim for at least 150 minutes (2 hours) a week.  

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