Lunches like this will fuel you up for going back to school and back to work
With many kids going back to school in person, and many grown-ups returning to work, it’s time to start thinking about packing lunches. Nutrition and fitness expert Jody Trierweiler says you should pay attention to the ingredients.
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office begins vaccinating Washtenaw County Jail population
PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – On Monday, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office announced it is now vaccinating incarcerated individuals at Washtenaw County Jail against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Due to their close quarters, those within the jail are susceptible to outbreaks and have the potential to become “community spreaders”, officials said. In a statement, Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton highlighted steps WCSO and its partners have taken during the pandemic to reduce the risk of spreading the virus within the jail. Those entering the jail can receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. WCSO also has an online tracking COVID-19 data within Washtenaw County Jail.
Get moving with these WFH tips from an Ann Arbor physical therapist
David Arend, a physical therapist at Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists in Ann Arbor, said that even before the pandemic, people were becoming increasingly sedentary as our lives became more convenient. Physical therapist David Arend works with a patient at Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists Ann Arbor. (Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists)Make Moving a HabitFor many of us, working from home brought out our worst habits, like hunching over a laptop for hours without moving. Moving around and changing things up can also prevent the fatigue of everyday WFH activities, added Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists Outreach Coordinator Melissa Pohorence. For those with specific concerns about their aches and pains or WFH habits, Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists offers in-person and telehealth appointments.
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One of the best medicines includes a smile
Dr. Redcross advised the first thing to do is to take a deep breath to manage anxiety and improve cognition as you get back to work. He also recommends doubling down on your vitamin D for the best immune support. The doctor also recommends starting simple when beginning a workout routine. One of the best medicines, he says, is laughter and it’s free! Watch the video for more information.
Some kids are gaining weight during pandemic: Here’s why
Some kids may not be getting the physical activity they would have gotten before the pandemic. Here we take a closer look at what experts have to say about this trend, and how to stop it. Watch the video above. More: Wellness Wednesday health stories
The fall foods that will keep your family healthy
Some are associated with desserts like pumpkins while others get a bad reputation for being too healthy or bitter tasting. Some people may be turned off by eggplant because it can have a bitter taste, but Jody has a trick. Brussels sprouts are also in season and pack a healthy punch because of their cancer fighting properties. After that, the squash can be easily sliced and the insides forked out, for a healthy pasta-like dish. To get the most nutrition out of a pumpkin, Jody recommends adding a different sweetener like stevia instead of sugar.
Stay healthy and hydrated with a new app
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