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Recipes That Recreate Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookies—Only Healthier!

It can be close to impossible to resist the siren call of Girl Scout cookies. But if you’re trying to cut down on high-sugar processed foods, you might not want to have boxes of the sweet treats around your house….



9 Free Family Activities Happening in March

It’s not quite winter and it’s not quite spring, but that doesn’t mean it’s not time to have fun! There are tons of fabulous, family-friendly happenings going on around the Great Lakes State this month that are entertaining and cost effective. From…

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5 Cheaper, Smaller Alternatives to Treadmill Desks

Being healthy in the workplace is a challenge many office-dwellers face. We often talk about the walking meeting and walking desk, but realize that many can’t afford such an option or just don’t have the space for it. For those people,…



10 Healthy Tools to Include on Your Wedding Registry

Getting married is one of the most exciting (and possibly one of the more stressful) times of your life. With the vendor meetings, the dresses, the invitations and that dreaded seating chart, it can seem impossible to maintain a focus…


5 of the Healthiest Hot Sauces to Spice Up Your Food

When you crave spice, it’s a no-brainer to reach for a bottle of hot sauce and give it a few shakes over your food. But if you’re also trying to be healthy, you should know that not all hot sauces are…


5 Quick Ways to Bust Out of a Winter Funk

Everyone has off days now and then. It’s human nature to feel a little down in the dumps or have a day where you just can’t figure out what’s wrong—especially during the cold, dreary months of winter. Well guess what: You…

Mental Health


Walk and Talk with a Doctor: Educating and Inspiring Lansing Area Residents to Move

Stop “shoulding” yourself Dr. Maude Guerin wants people to stop “shoulding” themselves, as in, ‘I should eat better,’ or ‘I should exercise more’. While everyone knows those two lifestyle changes can improve health, Guerin explained that wanting to do something,…


Can Drinking Vinegar Actually be Good for You?

Trends seem to make a comeback every few decades, but these days there’s a new food trend that is resurfacing from centuries ago. Drinking vinegar, which was popular in the Colonial era, has recently made a comeback as a cool beverage…



Seeds vs. Skin: Revealing the Healthiest Parts of Produce

  Ever wonder what the most nutritious part of broccoli is? How about the seeds vs. skin debate around tomatoes? Fresh produce is great for you, but certain parts of fruits and veggies are definitely more nutritious than others. The list below…