Eating Out

Keepin’ it Green with Collard Greens: Making Soul Food the Healthy Way

  Southern soul food cuisine is one of the most comforting cuisines around. Composed of classic dishes such as cornbread, candied sweet potatoes, and grits, soul food has been a staple in many African-American homes for decades. Despite the reputation of comfort and good…

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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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Celebrate Michigan Cider This Week!

Michigan’s prominence as a craft beer state is well known and without dispute. Now, Michigan hard cider producers are teaming up to make sure they have a place at the tap. The first-ever Michigan Cider Week will take place April…

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Healthiest food in Comerica Park

Baseball is Back! Where to Find Healthy Food in Comerica Park

The Tigers are back, Michiganders! On Monday, April 6, our favorite baseball team takes the field at Comerica Park, participating in something many consider a national holiday: opening day. While eating greasy hotdogs and fries smothered in cheese can feel like…

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Keep Your Family’s Health On Track This Spring Break

While vacation is a time for fun and relaxation, it’s important to remember to pack healthy habits with you this spring break. It can be challenging to stay committed to a healthy lifestyle while on vacation. But whether your family…

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The Creamy New Drink That’s Delicious and Calorie-Free

The next time you feel thirsty and ask what’s on draft, the answer could be coffee. That’s because more and more baristas across Michigan are beginning to sell coffee “on nitro,” meaning it’s served out of a tap and carbonated…

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6 Tips to Eating Healthier at a Restaurant

For everyone who has made a resolution to eat healthier, dining out can be a stressful and confusing time. Should you order the blackened steak or the Southern-style chicken? Are taco salads good or bad? Help is on the way: By…

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Are You Eating Too Much Salt? Break Up With This Bad Habit

Even if you never sprinkle a drop of salt on your food, you’re still likely consuming more sodium than you should. Most Americans eat more than twice the American Heart Association’s (AHA) recommended amount of sodium per day, which is…

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Does Your Seat in a Restaurant Determine How Much You’ll Eat?

It is unrealistic to think that people go out to eat in order to lose weight and stick to their diet, but can the location of your table determine how many calories you’ll consume while you’re there? Brian Wasinik, food…

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