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Learn How to be Holiday Healthy with Botsford

Novi, Mich. (November 2, 2009)---As part of the Botsford Center for Health Improvement’s commitment to teach healthy lifestyle habits, they are hosting a free “Holiday Healthy” panel discussion on Tuesday, November 17 at noon and on Wednesday, November 18 at 7 p.m. 
 
The sessions, led by exercise specialist, Cristina Noble; personal trainer, Cliff Ewald; and dietitian, Denise Marecki, R.D., will give participants advice on avoiding many of the pitfalls of the busy holiday season ahead. Make this the most enjoyable holiday season yet by learning about the following: 
 
§ How can you avoid overeating and maintain your weight while still enjoying the celebrations? 
§ Just how important is it to take care of yourself by eating right and scheduling some workout time? 
§ How can you more effectively manage your time and avoid becoming a “stress mess?” 
 
In addition, participants will learn about holiday party survival, recipe modification and healthy appetizers. There will be recipes available for participants to take home. 
 
More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement or to register for one of these sessions, please call (248) 473-3100 or log on to www.botsford.org/bchi. The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is located at 39750 Grand River Ave. in Novi.

Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.

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