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November Information Session

Posted on 11 August 2009

[ November 23, 2009; 7:15 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The obesity epidemic is well known to be a growing problem not just in this country and in the state of Michigan, but right here at home in Monroe county, where we have one of the highest obesity rates in the nation. Great Lakes Weight and Wellness, centered in Newport, has an integrated medical treatment program [...] Continue Reading

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Residents raise $1,000 in walk

Posted on 11 June 2009

Forty Monroe County residents were among thou- sands who took part in the American Heart Associa- tion Start! Heart Walk on May 16 in Southfield. The event, a walk and a five kilometer run, included local residents who have graduated from Great Lakes Weight and Wellness, a Monroe-based weight- loss program owned by Dr. Stephen Bell. Each has lost at least 80 pounds or more since joining the program. Continue Reading

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When a journey ends in a run

Posted on 11 June 2009

Photo courtesy of Melissa Thomas By Jeff Thomas For forty Monroe County residents, the culmination of a life-changing goal concluded with a race to the finish. On May 16th , these individuals participated in the American Heart Association 5K Run in Southfield. What made this event so remarkable is that many of these participants had been [...] Continue Reading

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Newport Internal Medicine

Posted on 04 December 2008

For your "other" medical needs. Continue Reading

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Welcome to the New Great Lakes Weight and Wellness Website

Posted on 03 December 2008

Welcome to the new Great Lakes Weight and Wellness Website! Things sure have been busy around here. We finally moved to the new building and we absolutely love it! Br. Bell has been asked to speak on our local public access channel two times in one month. He loves getting the message out. I hope some [...] Continue Reading

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Baked Sweet Potatoes

Posted on 03 December 2008

This recipe serves: 4   Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes (or yams), scrubbed clean Cooking Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 400º F. 2. Prick the skin of the potatoes with a fork in several places to prevent the potatoes from bursting. 3. Place the potatoes in a warm oven to bake for 45 to 60 minutes, until tender. Serving Size: 1 [...] Continue Reading

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Honey Roasted Chicken with Rosemary and Dijon

Posted on 03 December 2008

Ingredients   1 whole chicken, about 5 pounds salt to taste freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary 1/4 cup honey 1 lemon, zested, halved and juiced 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1/2 yellow onion, quartered Cooking Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Rinse the chicken under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Season inside and out with salt and [...] Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Bread Low Calorie Recipe

Posted on 03 December 2008

Healthy muffins Ingredients: 2 cups unbleached flour 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1 cup pumpkin, canned 1/2 cup skim milk 2 egg whites, whipped 1/2 cup raisins 1/3 cup fat-free sour cream Directions: Preheat oven at 350 degrees. Prepare a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with cooking spray and [...] Continue Reading

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