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COVID-19 cases are spiking what can you do to improve your body’s immunity?

You’ve heard it by now many times by now that people with underlying health conditions are most at-risk to COVID-19 and chronic diseases are often the result of poor diet quality.

“Diet that’s eaten day-in-and-day-out that’s deficient in what we would call micronutrients, or key vitamins and minerals help our body to have an optimally functioning immune system.”

We talk winter activities for the family.  Health Coach and Registered Dietitian Grace Derocha discusses the many options in our area.

Nutrient Nook

Oct 10, 2016

Nutrient Nook, every month speaking to experts on  Nutrition.  Dietician Wendy Brookhouse from Grand Valley Health Plan joins us.

Grand Rapids VegFest

Sep 14, 2016
Grand Rapids VegFest
Grand Rapids VegFest

The Grand Rapids VegFest returns for its second year, a vegetarian food festival promoting healthy lifestyles and other themes. Stephanie Albertson joins us with the details.

Nutrient Nook

Jul 11, 2016

Nutrient Nook, our monthly segment that puts the spotlight on all things nutrition and wellness. Today's topic, healthy practices to apply to every age.

Health Week

Jun 9, 2016

We talk about Health Week, a weeklong series of events intended to help the community adopt healthy lifestyles among members of GR's diverse communities. Cle Jackson, Jorge Gonzales, Chef D, and AJ Hills talk about the events on behalf of Blue Cross, Blue Shield.

Acid Reflux Diet

Apr 13, 2016

We speak with Dr. Jamie Koufman about her book Dr. Koufman’s Acid Reflux Diet. Dr. Koufman teaches reflux sufferers how to conquer their condition and emerge healthier than ever by avoiding pills and eating lean, clean, gree and alkaline.

Real-Life Detox

Jan 29, 2016

You hear Dr. Chet Zelasko every week on WGVU FM, sharing information on all things health. We talk about his work in print, Real-Life Detox: Because Your World Never Stops.

Nutrient Nook

Nov 9, 2015

Nutrient Nook, every month discussing topics in the nutritional and health field.  Today, Grand Valley Health Plan's client Penny Warfel shares her weight loss journey with us.

Low Fat or High Fat Diet?

Aug 31, 2015

Today Dr. Chet Zelasko examines the battles between low fat and high fat diets.