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8 Healthy Foods That Fight Stress

It’s that time of year when stress and anxiety can easily interrupt the joy of the holidays . If you’re experiencing this stress though, fear not! There are some great foods that can help lessen the seasonal stress or just your worries in general….


Got Whole, Skim, Soy, Almond, Rice Milk?

After 20 years, the “Got Milk” campaign is coming to an end. As we say goodbye to all of those milk-mustache-faced celebrities, we couldn’t help but notice how crowded the milk section has gotten. Here’s a simplified down-low on your…


Cancer prevention tip: Drink up!

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   We’ve discussed healthy food options that lower cancer risk, but did you know certain drinks also have disease-fighting properties?  Research…

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Does flavored milk do a body good too?

Confronted with a flavored food fight around the dinner table?  There’s good news for milk-loving moms (and dads): flavored milk has less sugar and calories then you might think! And health professionals agree, including flavored milk in your child’s diet…


The Chocolate Milk Debate: Should it be Offered in Schools?

Serving chocolate milk in schools has been in debate for some time now. Does it contribute to the childhood obesity epidemic? Or would children’s nutrition be compromised by not drinking milk, flavored or not? To Drink or Not to Drink:…


How To Combat Allergies

Spring time is here, which means the trees, flowers and grass are flourishing. Unfortunately, this also means more pollen and lots of sneezing, itchy eyes, and sinus headaches. Hay fever and allergies effect many people. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1…

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Wanted: Healthy Sunshine

I find that people are much more content and excited about life when the sun is in the sky. Did you know that some sun exposure is good for you and your health? It helps naturally produce vitamin D in the body….