Tag Archives: healthy habits

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…

…You! Doctors obviously know a lot about medicine and disease, but you are the only one who can truly become an expert on your own health. A National Center for Biotechnology Information study shows that people who actively participate in…

Healthy Community

 

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

Catching some sleep can be more difficult than it seems, especially when you factor in work responsibilities, family and stress. A lack of sleep has a negative impact on mental, emotional and physical health. Studies continue to show how poor…

Cancer Awareness

BCN employee creates her own ‘runner’s high’

The idea behind a ‘runner’s high’ never made much sense to me. Personally, I’m not a runner, and I hate that form of exercise. What I have come to appreciate, however, is the benefit behind running, being a part of…

Fitness

 

Fresh produce verses canned and frozen

Finding fresh produce can be difficult in cold weather, which might have you wondering, how am I supposed to get my daily source of vitamins if I can’t find fresh produce in sub-zero temperatures? Even on the coldest days, there…

Food

8 things I learned from my holiday run streak

Well, I did it. But I don’t think I’m really “done.” I’m referring to the holiday running streak, which I wrote about back in November; a pledge to run at least one mile every day from Thanksgiving Day through New…

Fitness

Best blogs of 2013: Can a cup of tea keep the doctor away?

The amazing health benefits of different types of tea were broken down for us in this popular post from April 24th. What if I told you that drinking tea could help prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, aid in weight loss,…

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