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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…

Food

Making Sure No Kid Goes Hungry in Southeast Michigan this Summer

Far too many kiddos in the greater Detroit area miss healthy meals every day while they’re on summer break. That’s why a huge network of Michigan companies, schools and recreation centers are working together to make sure no kid goes hungry in Southeast Michigan. The…

Food

The Best Snacks to Pack for a Day of Fun in the Snow

One of the best parts about living in Michigan is being able to head outside in the winter for a fun-filled day of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and other outdoor sports. But when you do, be smart about bringing food along so that…

Food

Trend Alert: Bone Broth—4 Tips From a Broth Master

There’s nothing better to warm your soul on a cold Michigan day than a cup of … bone broth? Foodies, Paleo diet adherents, and local food advocates are latching on to – and ladling up – this hot new healthy…

Food

5 Superfood Pairings That Work Better Together

You can probably name a few superfoods off the top of your head: apples, salmon, even coffee. But as great as superfoods are alone, did you know they can be even more powerful when paired? Combining foods with certain vitamins and…

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5 Life Hacks for the Pregnant Michigan Mom in 2015

As soon as a woman becomes pregnant, her life starts to change dramatically. Heightened emotions, excess weight, odd food cravings, along with various aches, pains, nausea and overall discomfort are quite common at different points throughout pregnancy. If you are…

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Advice From a Health Coach: Beat Cancer With These 8 Tips

Cancer. It’s a dreaded diagnosis that more than one million people in the United States get every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Treatment has improved and thankfully, many people survive. But, are there steps you can take to…

Cancer Awareness

Simple Recipes That Can Delay Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a dangerous disease that affects more than 10 million Americans and is the leading cause of vision loss for Americans aged 65 and older. While there is no cure for AMD, researchers have found that…

Food

4 Unexpected Health Benefits of Zinc

The benefits and uses of zinc have been studied for hundreds of years because of the important role it plays in our world. The International Zinc Association describes zinc as a natural element essential to humans, animals and plants. The…

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