Healthy Eating

How Many Calories Should You Actually Eat in a Day?

Glance at the back of a food label and you’ll see that the daily values are all based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet. But in tiny writing at the bottom of the label is a very important line: “Your daily values…

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Use Your Leftovers For a Whole New Meal

Do you get tired of making dinner? You’ll be delighted to discover that a hectic life doesn’t mean every meal has to be on the run! Sometimes it’s difficult to make dinner every night, but with yesterday’s meal, it can be…

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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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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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Grocery Cart Makeover: 5 Changes to Make the Next Time You Go Shopping

Walking through a grocery store can feel like a minefield when you’re trying to make healthy eating a priority.   Not only are there countless aisles of junk food to resist, but sometimes a seemingly healthy choice can be loaded…

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On-the-Go Protein: Pack It Into a Mason Jar

There’s no doubt protein is a nutritional superstar. It’s used to build almost everything in the body, including hair, nails, bones, muscles and more. Eating it can help you lose weight, stay energized and feel full. But you have to…

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A Parent’s Guide to Food Safety

Food safety  Do you serve your child’s lunch in plastic containers? Well, it could be extremely harmful for your child’s learning process.  Healthy lunches these days are about more than nutritious eats. Although preparing a healthy lunch is important, the…

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