Tag Archives: diet

What does sugar do to your brain?

Sugar consumption can be a tricky beast, as our bodies actually need sugar to function properly. However, sugar overconsumption leads to a host of different health issues like obesity, poor memory function, depression and learning disorders, just to name a…

Food

Stop adding calories to your food. Add flavor instead!

Flavor can be a huge deterrent when trying to eat cleaner, healthier and simpler meals. I can attest to this, as I always feel like I want to add a dipping sauce or something to my dish. However, acting on…

Food

Is your lifestyle causing stress and burnout?

I am definitely the type of person who says ‘yes’ to everything and tends to overload her schedule. While this typically works out well and allows for me to showcase my abilities, it can also cause stress and burnout. Feeling…

Mental Health

 

Doorganics expands service to West Michigan lakeshore

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Organic food. It sounds like the beginning of a lame joke, but it’s a reality for an ever-growing number of West Michigan residents. Doorganics, an organic food delivery service that brings local, sustainable products to your doorstep…

Food

Live Healthy Live United 365 Challenge winner announced

The 2013 Live Healthy Live United 365 Challenge recently came to a conclusion in Northern Michigan and celebrated both the community’s success as a whole and the top winner. The event wrapped up an eight-week challenge that encouraged workplace wellness…

Freshii brings energy-boosting eats to downtown Grand Rapids

Get ready to get revved up, Grand Rapids: There’s a new energizer in town. Joining the fresh-and-healthy food movement, Freshii has recently opened its first location in the downtown area. Sure it’s a chain restaurant, but the concept behind it…

Food

 

The crossroads of all things food in Marquette is getting a little bigger

On a recent trip up to Marquette, I noticed construction materials next to signage for the Marquette Food Co-Op just outside downtown. Come to find out, the Marquette Food Co-Op, which spreads the love of locally sourced food throughout the…

Food

Going gluten free? Here are three things to consider

Going gluten free has quickly become the latest craze in dieting. Gluten free versions of almost everything are popping up on store shelves, even restaurants are crafting special menu items excluding gluten. People who have gone gluten free notice a…

Food

12 Forgotten winter fruits and veggies

Butternut squash and sweet potatoes aren’t the only produce that grow when temperatures drop, try these uncommon fruits and veggies during this chilly winter season to keep you warm and healthy. Artichokes: This savory vegetable can be found fresh twice…

Food

 
 

 

 

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