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#MIKidsCan Cook Healthy Meals

Moms and dads across the mitten know the angst of preparing meals for picky or sensitive eaters, and the diligence it takes to pack mealtime with nutritional value. Research has shown us that health ailments like childhood obesity, high cholesterol,…

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Five New Easy, No-Bake Energy Balls to Make Yourself

If you loved our first batch of DIY energy balls, then try one of these five new no-bake recipes. They are perfect for when you want to have tasty, kid-friendly snacks on hand that don’t contain any processed ingredients. Coconut…

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What You Can Do Now to Prepare for Spring Allergies

While it’s true that pollen and mold levels haven’t hit their peak yet—that doesn’t happen until the beginning of June for Michigan—you shouldn’t just sit back and wait for your spring allergies to hit. In fact, you can cut way…

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The Latest Trend for Keeping Employees Happy and Healthy

Meet the fuel bar. It’s the newest way to treat employees well and is a relatively simple concept: Keep the office kitchen stocked with healthy snacks and beverages your employees can help themselves to whenever they want. While it’s obvious…

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3 Ways to Stick to Your Diet at Fast-Casual Restaurants

Eating out at restaurants can be unavoidable at times. Even the healthiest of us find ourselves eating out at fast-casual dining establishments. Whether it’s because of a work lunch or catching up with friends, eating out is not necessarily a…

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#MIKidsCan Be a Healthcare Professional

  Has your child expressed interest in becoming a doctor or nurse? Read on to learn more about the educational oasis that is Wayne State University, and its wealth of resources that can help your young scholar and future doc realize that…

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8 Healthy Takes on Classic Desserts

Honestly, who doesn’t love dessert? Dessert without guilt, however, is a bit harder to come by. Which is why, to satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve arranged a round-up of our favorite healthy desserts and dessert inspired protein shakes. With a…

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10 Natural Habits of Happy People

It’s easy to wonder: am I truly happy? Plenty of people bring this question to mind on a daily basis and those who can answer “yes” can often pinpoint what brings them joy. There are several proven ways to bring…

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Pure Michigan Campaign Closing In On a Decade of Luring Visitors to the State

The “Pure Michigan” campaign that began in 2006 saw a record return on investment last year, according to David West, Vice President of Travel Michigan, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. West was in Grand Rapids recently for the…

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