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5 Quick Ways to Bust Out of a Winter Funk

Everyone has off days now and then. It’s human nature to feel a little down in the dumps or have a day where you just can’t figure out what’s wrong—especially during the cold, dreary months of winter. Well guess what: You…

Mental Health

Walk and Talk with a Doctor: Educating and Inspiring Lansing Area Residents to Move

Stop “shoulding” yourself Dr. Maude Guerin wants people to stop “shoulding” themselves, as in, ‘I should eat better,’ or ‘I should exercise more’. While everyone knows those two lifestyle changes can improve health, Guerin explained that wanting to do something,…

Fitness

Can Drinking Vinegar Actually be Good for You?

Trends seem to make a comeback every few decades, but these days there’s a new food trend that is resurfacing from centuries ago. Drinking vinegar, which was popular in the Colonial era, has recently made a comeback as a cool beverage…

Food

 

Seeds vs. Skin: The Healthiest Parts of Produce Revealed

Ever wonder what the most nutritious part of broccoli is? How about the seeds vs. skin debate around tomatoes? Fresh produce is great for you, but certain parts of fruits and veggies are definitely more nutritious than others. The list below outlines…

Food

10 Uplifting Quotes to Say to Yourself Every Morning

You probably already begin the day with a hot shower and an eye-opening cup of coffee, but here’s something else to add to your morning routine: Repeating an inspiring quote to yourself. A pep talk is an easy way to help you…

Mental Health

MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium Focuses on Healthcare Transformation

The MHA will host its annual patient safety and quality symposium, Leading in the Age of Transformation, March 10 and 11 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The registration deadline for the symposium is Feb. 27. Hotel reservations…

Positive Michigan

 

6 Mouthwatering Recipes Under 300 Calories

Do you want to eat your favorite foods, without feeling guilty about the calories?  You can, if you swap out the not-so-healthy ingredients. Simple food swaps can help you maintain a healthier diet and eating healthier is a breeze when you…

Food

The Surprising Science Behind What Makes You Hungry

Everyone knows what hunger is—that mouth-watering, stomach-grumbling, cookie-craving feeling—but have you ever wondered what actually causes it? It turns out to have less to do with your stomach than with your brain—more specifically, the hypothalamus. Here’s what happens: If it’s…

Healthy Community

What You Need to Know About Measles

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 154 cases of measles in 2015 alone, a staggering number compared to the past decade with a median average of 62 cases. According to the CDC, measles is a sometimes fatal…

Healthy Community