Tag Archives: healthy habits

Do These 10 Things Now to Stay Younger Than Your Years

Don’t underestimate how much control you have over how well you age. According to a recent study, the biggest factor in how healthy you are as you get older isn’t your genes, but the way you live your daily life….

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Reality Bites: How to Get Back on Track After Vacation

Summer vacations are so fun and relaxing…until they’re over. It can seem like within an hour of returning home, you feel bloated, tired and stressed out by your crazy-long to-do list. Well take a deep breath and make the transition…

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Put a lid on it, for bicycle safety

With the warm weather here to stay, and the last of the public schools closing down for summer break, you can almost hear Alice Cooper’s 1972 ballad, Schools Out, echoing the halls of schools everywhere, as kids break free from their…

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Are you in control of your health? Take charge during Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month which includes the 20th anniversary of Men’s Health Week. That means it’s time to make sure that the guys in your life are well, and committed to healthy habits. From diet and exercise, to general…

Cancer Awareness

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,…

Food

10K Steps Challenge participant walks over 150 miles since January

Participating in the 10K Steps Challenge leading up to the Fifth Third Bank River run is a structured way for beginners and experienced participants alike to stick to a training schedule and stay motivated. Once participants sign up for the…

Fitness

 

The biggest expert on your health is…

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   …You! Doctors obviously know a lot about medicine and disease, but you are the only one who can truly become…

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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

New study links poor sleep to cancer cell growth

This blog post is part of #HealthyMe, a personalized web experience based on your health and wellness goals. To sign up today, visit http://www.ahealthiermichigan.org/healthyme   Catching some sleep can be more difficult than it seems, especially when you factor in work responsibilities, family and stress….

Cancer Awareness