Healthy Eating

How Much Meat Should You Really Be Eating?

There is no doubt that protein is essential for good health. It’s used to build muscle and boost energy while also helping you stay full longer. But do you know how much protein you actually need in a day? The…


Healthy Takes on Classic Holiday Dishes

The holidays bring families together to enjoy each other’s company over big, hearty meals. But all of those high-calorie platefuls of food can take a toll on your health. The good news is that the holidays don’t have to be…


Recipes to Help You Elevate Your Cranberry Game This Thanksgiving

Turkey without cranberries? Unthinkable! If your holiday celebration side dish comes out of a can, however, we’d like you to consider going fresh this year. While the rings from the can are certainly decorative, this delicious cranberry fruit relish and…


Healthy Thanksgiving Substitutions (No One Will Notice)

  If you’re like most people, the stretch of time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is a free-for-all where you can guiltlessly indulge. But you don’t have to sabotage your waistline for the sake of delicious holiday food. In…



The Secrets to Cooking With Coconut Oil

Cooking with coconut oil is a kitchen trend that’s showing no signs of losing popularity. That’s because while coconut oil is high in saturated fat, like butter, it has been found to boost your good HDL cholesterol. While any saturated…


Holiday Party Celebrates Health of Lansing Community

The holidays are coming to Lansing a little early with a Saturday event featuring healthy food, fitness, and a special visit from Santa. Lettuce Live Well is hosting a holiday party as the culminating celebration in a months-long Celebrity Health…


Step Away from the Candy: Kids’ Health Improves After 10 Days with Reduced Sugar

While kids across Michigan are still reveling in their piles of Halloween candy, new research is pointing to just how much healthier they could be without its main ingredient: sugar. In a study published online last week in the journal…

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Tackling Overindulgence on Game Day

Tis the season of football and, although the win is never a foregone conclusion, it is safe to say that the food and drinks will be as plentiful as the mutterings about bad calls from officials. So, whether you are…


Recipe: Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

When watching calories, sometimes it can feel like dessert is out of the question. By adapting your favorite sweets with healthier ingredients, you can indulge a little without the added guilt. This recipe for zucchini brownies hits all the marks for…

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