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Experience the beauty of Southeast Michigan with a trip to Belle Isle

When is the last time you visited Belle Isle? If the answer is more than six months ago, you are due for a trip! The fountain is functional, the attractions are open and the park is buzzing with summer activity….

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Four blueberry festivals you won’t want to miss

Summer is in full swing, and that means blueberry season is too (yes, Michigan is about more than just cherries). July is even National Blueberry Month! The sweet, sometimes tart berries are a favorite summertime treat that can be incorporated…

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Tour de TART lets you explore beautiful Michigan trails

Do Michigan summers get any better than this? If you’re going to be close to Traverse City this weekend, take advantage of Friday’s gorgeous evening forecast and hit the TART and Leelanau trails for the 14th annual Tour de TART….

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The four crucial steps between setting a goal and reaching it

If you’re like the thousands of people who have signed up for HealthyMe, you probably have some health-related goals you’re trying to reach. You could be trying to cook more nutritious dinners during the week, run a mile without stopping…

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Let the games begin!

Downtown Detroit is alive and bubbling over with excitement for the third annual Live Downtown Games. The games kicked off Monday, July 21, at Campus Martius Park with executives from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing…

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Probiotics: Good for what’s bugging you

Have you heard about probiotics, but find the idea of consuming live bacteria to be a bit hard to swallow? Although you may be hesitant to try them yourself, there is a growing body of scientific evidence suggesting that you…

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An unexpected way to eat more healthy grains

There’s a lot on your healthy eating to-do list, from getting more fruits and veggies to avoiding excessive sugar and salt. But we’re about to make it easier to cross off one healthy eating task: To eat plenty of whole…

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Bicycle, bicycle, bicycle

I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride it where I like OK, that wasn’t one of Queen’s better songs, but the lyrics say it all….

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Go Mediterranean: Eight ways to start eating healthier for life

What’s the big deal about the Mediterranean diet? It’s a way of eating that’s high in plants and fish, low in red meat, saturated fat and sugar, and features healthy grains and fats, such as faro and olive oil. This…

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