Healthy Eating

3 Dinner Recipes You Can Make While You’re Working

Let’s be honest, if you work all day it can be hard to find the motivation to come home and cook an entire meal for you and your family. There has to be an easier way, right? Well if you’re…

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How to Eat a Pomegranate (and Why You Should)

The old saying about a fruit a day keeping the doctor away is all about apples, but perhaps it should also apply to pomegranates. The heart-healthy fruits are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants—plus they’re delicious! One other reason to try one…

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5 Reasons to Make Chestnuts Your Go-To Snack

You can probably hear it now, “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” But just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean it’s time to forget about chestnuts! These little legumes are filling, savory and packed with health benefits. When roasted, they look…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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