Kishida vows to lead with 'trust and empathy' to fix Japan
In his first policy speech, new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has promised to strengthen the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in case of another resurgence and revive its battered economy while bolstering defenses against threats from China and North Korea.
3 things you women should start doing to lead a healthier life
Mother’s Day is this Sunday and it is also the kick-off to National Women’s Health Week, which is a reminder to women to take care of themselves and make their health a priority. Nutrition and Fitness Expert, Jody Trierweiler, has suggestions on how you and the women in your life can do just that.
Is your sleep schedule having an impact on your weight?
Struggling to lose weight? Dr. Geri Williams from Ideal You Health Center talked with “Live in the D” host Tati Amare about the ways the center has found sleep and weight loss are linked. With support from coaches and some lessons on how to eat healthier, the center says it can help you not only lose weight, but keep it off. After sunset, your body releases hormones for sleep, along with hormones for repair and fat loss. Williams said delaying sleep past midnight or sleeping during the day often results in higher instances of obesity and cardiovascular problems.
Here’s how you can skip the exercise and still lose weight, doctor says
Getting outside or to the gym to exercise has been challenging for many amid the COVID-19 pandemic. If working out is important because you’d like to lose weight, one doctor says you can skip the gym and still be successful in shedding pounds. “Live in the D” host Jason Carr spoke with Dr. Geri Williams, who said if you want to lose weight, it’s 80% to 90% about the type of food you put in your body. She added that exercise is very beneficial when it comes to health, but it isn’t the main driving factor in weight loss. Williams said people who work with the Ideal You program can lose up to 40 pounds in 40 days.
This family weight loss story will get you motivated
For some, losing weight can be more than just a New Year’s resolution, it can be a matter of life and death. Brother and sister Liz and Patrick McCarthy said that WW, formerly Weight Watchers, helped give them a new lease on life with a combined weight loss of more than 250 pounds. Liz said that she made the switch to WW after trying out several other weight loss programs. But most of the programs she tried didn’t help her, and even the ones that did couldn’t keep the weight off for long. She said that WW let her keep habits like going out to eat and eating with family, which has allowed her to lose around 100 pounds.
Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat
The vaunted Mediterranean diet and the French bon gout are getting some competition: The European food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up. Researchers said the worms, either eaten whole or in powdered form, are a protein-rich snack or ingredient for other foods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)ROME – The vaunted Mediterranean diet and French gastronomy are getting some competition: The European Union's food safety agency says worms are safe to eat. The Parma-based agency published a scientific opinion Wednesday on the safety of dried yellow mealworms and gave them a thumbs up.
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
You don’t have to cheat on your diet to indulge in these treats
Dearborn – The holidays are upon us and many will be indulging in some sweet treats. Michelle Oliver met up with Ali Hachem, the Owner of Cheat Treats in Dearborn, to talk about his business. After taste-testing several recipes, he started posting his creations on Instagram and opened up Cheat Treats Cafe on Schaefer Road in Dearborn. For more information, or to see the wonderful treats, watch the full video above. Cheat Treats is located at 5838 Schaefer Road in Dearborn, and they have an online store that will ship their treats to you as well.
The Latest: India's daily infections at lowest in 3 months
(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)NEW DELHI — Authorities in India are reporting 36,470 newly confirmed coronavirus infections — that’s the lowest one-day tally in more than three months in a continuing downward trend. The case number reported Tuesday is the lowest since India had 35,065 newly confirmed infections on July 17. The seven-day average for daily COVID-19 deaths has also been climbing from 12 to 22 over the past 10 days. ___ROME — Italy registered slightly more than 17,000 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday. Italy’s total of known coronavirus infections during the pandemic now stands at 542,789.
Here’s how to shed those extra pounds and become your “Ideal You”
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. This article is sponsored by Ideal You. Many people have put on some extra weight during the quarantine and shedding those pounds right now can be challenging, especially on your own. Dr. Geri Williams from Ideal You Health Center wants to help you look and feel your best. The Ideal You program is not a diet but it is a coach assisted system to help you shed unwanted stored fat as well as help you set goals for your health.
School lunches have stepped up their health game
Keeping students energized to learn is important, and providing healthy nutritious meals to help them focus on their schoolwork and take part in after school activities is key. With the pandemic, school is looking a bit different this year, but whether students are heading into the classroom or learning virtually, they will still have access to school lunches in Detroit. In school, all the food will be wrapped and served in traditional clamshell take-out containers for health and safety. With school plans being very fluid this year, parents can visit detroitk12.org for more information on Detroit Public Schools Community Districts meal plans. To find nutritious recipes and meal plans to keep your kids energized and healthy, visit milkmeansmore.org.
Virtual workshops can keep you on track toward your health goals
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. WW is currently offering virtual workshops to help participants stay motivated and committed to their health goals. Joining this program and attending virtual meetings is also another way to interact with others that care about you and your health. For more information call 888-3-florine or visit 888-3-florine.comWatch the video to see how WW can help you meet your health goals during quarantine.