Tag Archives: healthy eating

Want fresh fruits and veggies? Grow it 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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A peak inside protein bars

Protein is having a serious moment with health-conscious shoppers. While carbs and some fats are being shunned by those who want to take care of their bodies and lose weight, protein is a nutritional all-star. As a result, it’s being…

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Quinoa gets transformed into comfort food

In the midst of one of the snowiest and coldest winters we have had in Michigan in many years, I can’t stop craving comfort food. Unfortunately, eating my go-to feel-good dishes like macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and fried chicken…

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