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Stay Active Through the Seasons

Like it or not, winter is right around the corner. Even though the weather is turning cold, the change in seasons is a great time to think about your fitness and health goals. In addition to enhancing or changing up…


What to Expect When You’re Expecting: Unhealthy Food Cravings

Indeed, there is an unspoken rule that while you are pregnant that it’s acceptable to eat a tub of ice cream at midnight, fulfilling your heart and belly’s desire. However, consuming a high-fat or high-sugar diet can be harmful to…


Want to Feel Younger Than Your Years? Try Yoga!

Yoga isn’t just for 20-somethings—it’s a fun and great way to stay in shape for people of all ages and activity levels. In fact, studies and experts agree that it’s one of the best exercises older adults can practice because…


Embrace the Season with Natural Scents for your Home

With the beauty of the indigenous produce from around the state, Michigan fruits, spices, and herbs can help eliminate smelly odors from your kitchen, bathroom or living space, without much effort. Here are a few of the best remedies to…

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Exercise Man is on a Mission to Make His Community Healthier

Editor’s Note: Burrell Solomon (aka “Exercise Man”) is a paid spokesperson for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. When it comes to starting a new workout regimen, there’s one thing Exercise Man says is key to getting started on the right path: “Don’t be…

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Losing Weight, Loving Family, Living Life: Dr. Laura Hutchison’s Transformation

Dr. Laura Hutchison can understand the challenges many of us face when trying to lose weight. Low energy, fear of ridicule at the gym, lack of time to exercise: all of these factors can make the weight loss journey a difficult…



A Better Barbecue: 10 Tips to Grilling Healthier Meals

Summer means evenings by the pool, family picnics, time on the boat and, perhaps most importantly, it’s barbecue season! Barbecuing can be fun when holding neighborhood parties or family reunions, but the food we choose to barbecue can either be…


Free Detroit Riverfront Summer Events Roundup

The Detroit riverfront is one of the most exciting, fluid spaces in the city of Detroit. Whether you enjoy running or biking, fishing or sunbathing, yoga or tai chi; the riverfront has something for everyone! Along with annual events like…

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Kids at the Gym? Working Out Together Could Be Good for Your Health and Theirs

Playful and energetic kids might be the last thing you want to encounter while getting your sweat on at the gym. Though the idea of bringing kids to a gym may sound crazy, a new trend of parents and children going to the…

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