Tag Archives: healthy eating

How to ace your #HealthyMe goal to eat healthier

Have you set your #HealthyMe goal but finding it tough to stay on track? You aren’t alone. It’s hard to accomplish your healthy goals (according to Forbes, only eight percent of people actually achieve their New Year’s resolutions every year)….

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Are you eating for two?

Pregnant and nursing moms hear it all the time, “It’s okay to eat this because you are eating for two.”  I can’t tell you how many times I am encouraged to eat pizza, cake, ice cream, or really any other…

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Want fresh fruits and veggies? Grow them yourself!

Dirty fresh food can hinder your quest to eat healthier and it seems like contamination outbreaks are happening more often, but now that the weather is breaking in Michigan, this is the perfect time to start growing your own food! The…

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5 healthy habits of naturally slim people

It can seem like some people are born thin and willowy while others are forced to struggle with their weight their whole lives. If you wish you were in the former group, know that while some of it is genetics,…

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What is whole grain?

Whole grain. It’s one of those healthy buzz words plastered on food labels everywhere to make the food you eat more appealing. But studies have shown the consumption of whole grain foods, versus those with refined grains, can provide a…

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Healthy eating made easy with Brussels sprouts

Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen the reputation of the Brussels sprout do an absolute 180. It went from being a limp, gross side dish whined about by children everywhere to becoming a widely-loved star among veggies. And nutritionists…

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Healthy alternatives to red meat

We all know the famous question that’s asked before consuming red meat: Medium rare, medium, or well done? But instead, maybe the question should be: “To have, or to not have?” Although delicious, enjoying a filet, burger or roast beef…

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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…

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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…

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