A Healthier Michigan Podcast
By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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A Healthier Michigan Podcast is dedicated to how we can improve our health and well-being through small healthy habits we can start implementing right now. Each week, host Chuck Gaidica will sit down with a certified health expert from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to deep dive into topics covering nutrition, well-being and stress reduction.
||CleanKick Off to a Healthy New Year||Eager to reach your health and fitness goals? Start the new year by gaining a fresh perspective on nutrition.||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Episodes Starting January 10th||A Healthier Michigan Podcast is back with new episodes covering nutrition, fitness and much more!||1/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuided Progressive Muscle Relaxation||Stress can have a mental and physiological effect on the body. Learn how to regulate muscle tension, while lowering blood pressure with progressive muscle relaxation.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuided Imagery Meditation||If you can see it, you can believe it. Learn more about guided imagery and its impact on stress management.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRelaxation Techniques for Stress||Inhale serenity and exhale anxiety. With a simple relaxation technique, you can stop stress in its tracks. All you need is 10 minutes and an open mind.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDifference Between Stress and Anxiety||At some point, 50% of us will have a diagnosable mental health condition. We explore the difference between stress and anxiety, and self-screening options.||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBenefits of Stress||Stress isn’t always bad. It’s there as a warning sign to help us react to our surroundings. Chuck and Dr. DiFranco discuss how we can benefit from our stress.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Stress?||Stress is a very normal reaction. It's there to help us out, which people may find strange. Listen to Chuck Gaidica and Dr. DiFranco discuss what is stress.||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Balance in Life||Stress is something we carry with us whether it's coming home or going to work. On this episode, we discuss how we can find balance in life through resilience.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWellness Tips for the Workplace||Workplace well-being can positively impact productivity and reduce health care costs when implemented correctly. Listen to our wellness tips for the workplace.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImportance and Health Benefits of Social Interaction||Hanging with friends can equal more than just a good time. Discover the many health benefits of social interaction on A Healthier Michigan Podcast.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBenefits of Journaling and The Positive Impact on Your Health||Rewiring our brain to be positive can help us clear our emotions of negativity. On this episode, we discuss gratitude and the health benefits of journaling.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Does Physical Well-being Mean?||The key to physical well-being is physical activity, good nutrition and practicing mindfulness. Listen for more tips on how to achieve physical well-being.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Dimensions of Wellness, and What is Well-being?||Emotional, psychological and social well-being play important roles in our overall health. We explore the dimensions of wellness and explain well-being.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Set Goals and Achieve Them||Having a game plan when choosing a health goal can be beneficial in the long run. On this episode, Chuck and Grace discuss how to set goals and achieve them.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Start Meal Prepping||Meal prepping can sound and feel overwhelming, but in the long run, it can save us time and money. Hear how to start meal prepping with Chuck and Grace.||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Importance of Gut Health||Chuck and Grace discuss why gut health is important for our overall health. A healthy gut can boost immunity, absorb nutrients and lead to better brain health.||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Diets Don’t Work||There are many different reasons why diets don't work. Chuck and Grace talk about why that is and what we can do to get the most out of our health goals.||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMacronutrients vs. Micronutrients and the Five Food Groups||This episode touches on macronutrients vs micronutrients and the five food groups, plus how they all work together.||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food||On our first episode, we talk about how to have a healthy relationship with food. We assess our hunger level and understand how we can fuel our body with food.||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Healthier Michigan Podcast is Coming This Summer!||A Healthier Michigan launches a brand new podcast with host Chuck Gaidica covering topics related to nutrition, wellbeing and stress reduction.||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Off to a great start! I’m glad to hear simple solutions for being healthier.
Excellent start to a new podcast
I really enjoyed the first episode; Grace and Chuck had a good rhythm throughout the podcast. This topic is one that I find fascinating and I learned several items. I’m looking forward to future episodes and topics.
Great First Podcast
I really enjoyed this podcast. I needed some
encouragement with how I look at food and the conversation Chuck and Grace had gave me some new tips and tools to make better choices. Looking forward to the next podcast!