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The Secrets to Cooking With Coconut Oil

Cooking with coconut oil is a kitchen trend that’s showing no signs of losing popularity. That’s because while coconut oil is high in saturated fat, like butter, it has been found to boost your good HDL cholesterol. While any saturated…

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“Let’s Talk Health” Event Coming to Southwest Detroit Oct. 3

There’s always something going on in Detroit and this weekend is no exception. This Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, Western International High School will double as a hub for all things healthy in the heart of southwest Detroit. Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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Make Movie Night Healthier with Stove Top Popcorn

Besides being an essential part of the movie watching experience, popcorn can also be a healthy snack. Although it’s easy to just throw a popcorn bag in the microwave, stove top popcorn is a healthy alternative that can be just as easy and delicious….

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DIY: Natural Body Butter Recipe

Keeping skin soft and supple in Michigan’s unpredictable weather can be challenging. From hot summers on the Great Lakes to bitter cold winters on the slopes of the Upper Peninsula, there are a lot of factors that affect skin condition. Not to worry….

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Make Healthy Ranch at Home in Minutes!

Is ranch dressing your guilty pleasure? If so, I have good news for you: it doesn’t have to make you feel guilty anymore. If you’re that person at the dining table who bathes your salads, wings or almost anything you…

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10 Sensational Summer Dinner Salads

If you’re trying to eat more veggies, salads are one of the easiest dishes to incorporate into your routine. Still, a plate of greens and some dressing leaves a little to be desired, especially when you’re really hungry. We found…

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Take Your Kids Foraging and Make Easy Sumac “Lemonade”

There’s no better place on earth in summer than “Pure Michigan”. Summer vacation is a time to load the car and head to the lakeshore – bikes tied to the back and sandals in tow. The great thing about our…

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Harvest Wildflowers Now; Make Herbal Tea this Winter

While you might not want to think about cold season now, it will be here soon enough. Lisa Rose, a Grand Rapids-based forager, herbalist, and author, shared her recipe for Burdock & Rose Wildflower Gypsy Tea, which she said is…

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Nauseated? Upset Stomach? There’s a Smoothie for That!

Whether you’ve got a bun in the oven or your stomach just won’t settle down, the owners of Malamiah Juice Bar in Grand Rapids swear this smoothie recipe helps. Even though it’s no longer officially on their menu, customers still…

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