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The Guide to Finding Your Perfect Bike

There’s no better way to experience Michigan than with a bike ride through one of the state’s 1,300+ trails. But before you pedal off into the sun, it’s important you have the right equipment. When selecting your two-wheeler, consider the…


Can You Dig it? Detroit Dirt is Leading the D’s Composting Revolution

You know what they say: waste not, want not! Detroit Dirt is saving the world one yard of compost at a time. From collecting unused food scraps to the composting process itself, the brand stands for all around growth; be it through…

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U-M Puts Mental Health at the Forefront of Discussion

The sudden and shocking death of actor Robin Williams left many people wondering how someone who made so many people so happy could suffer from depression. But it isn’t always easy to detect mental illnesses in loved ones or get…

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Eight Fitness Myths Debunked

There are all kinds of myths out there about health and fitness. What workouts are best, what foods cause weight loss, exactly how many sit ups do you need to be doing to see abs? Lets take a look at…


Six Healthy Changes to Make Before You get Pregnant

Being a parent is awesome. So much so that my husband and I have been talking about a sibling for our little girl. The idea of being pregnant made me think about what I want to do to prepare if…


MI Big Green Gym: Making Memories at Local Parks

Whether it’s a small, tree-dappled respite from the city’s concrete, an expanse of undisturbed natural beauty, or the shoreline of your favorite lake, public parks – especially in Michigan – are the place to be. We sometimes take them for…



Greek Yogurt: Four ways to Choose the Right One for You

When you’re choosing a healthy breakfast, yogurt may be the first thing that comes to mind. It’s full of protein and calcium, right? There are many different types of Greek yogurt and some people think that they are all pretty…


Fall Project: Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

Not ready to give your green thumb a rest just because summer is almost over? Move your gardening inside and create a potted herb garden. Herbs are a great way to add flavor to your food without fat, calories or sodium….

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Five Ways to Boost Your Immune System

For the most part, the human immune system is pretty good at fighting off bacteria. Every now and then germs make their way in and make us sick, but it could be worse. While there is no proven way to…