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Healthy kids: The latest research on children and obesity

Here’s something you probably already know: Childhood obesity is a huge problem in this country. (The CDC recently reported that more than one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese.) But what causes it and how are the lives…

Healthy Community

The seafood you need to be eating more of

In many Asian countries, eating seaweed is a part of everyday life. In America, however, we tend to associate the algae from the sea as just a wrap for sushi rolls. Lately, though, this superfood is starting to transition in…

Food

Have an exercise injury? Here’s how to get healthy faster

It’s never fun to sit on the sidelines, but almost everyone who exercises or plays sports will have to deal with an injury at some point. And when that happens, it’s important to handle it the right way. While it…

Fitness

 

Don’t be guilty of these rookie running mistakes

Whether you have your very first 5k in your sights or just want to give jogging a shot, there is a lot to consider when starting out with running (and it’s not all common sense). That’s why we’ve compiled some…

Fitness

Get comfortable cooking and toss those takeout menus

Is your kitchen just the place where you store pizza and Chinese delivery menus? Don’t be scared of using it to actually cook meals! Even the most novice of chefs can feel comfortable preparing healthy dishes if you have basic…

Food

50 reasons why Michigan is foodie paradise

Michigan is one of the culinary capitals of the United States. Surprised? You shouldn’t be! Here are 50 reasons why our state is the best state for great food and drink: Grand Rapids was named Lonely Planet’s top travel destination…

Positive Michigan

 

Brooke’s Blossoms

Brooke was diagnosed with stage IV Neuroblastoma in November of 2010 at the age of three and a half. This type of cancer is in the nervous system and had spread to Brooke’s bone marrow and lymph nodes, in addition…

Cancer Awareness

What watching sports does to your health (it’s not pretty!)

With the odds of picking a perfect NCAA basketball tournament bracket only one in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808, you probably got worked up at least a few times during the tournament so far (maybe when Michigan State lost to UConn or Kentucky beat…

Healthy Community

How to transition from the treadmill to running outside

It’s been a long winter, so you’re probably ready to take your runs outside at the first sight of spring. But regardless of how tempting the warmer weather may be, it’s important for athletes of all levels to not become…

Fitness

 
 

 

 

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