Maddie Michaels

Food and Recipes

Serving Size vs. Portion Control: What’s the Difference?

Recommended serving sizes can often times be disproportional when portion sizes are larger or smaller than expected. Many people mix up the terms “serving size”…

Portion size
Home and Family

Mentally preparing yourself and your child for college

Follow this advice for the transition period between high school and college…

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Adults can play sports too!

Kids aren't the only ones who can participate in recreational leagues, adults can participate too! There is no reason why only kids can qualify to join sports…


What are you watching on TV during your workout?

Watching TV tends to be counterproductive for engaging in physical activity. This is probably because people typically watch TV while they're sitting on the…


Of the 129 lighthouses in Michigan, which will you visit this summer?

Michigan has 129 lighthouses, all with a different story and experience to offer to you.


Check out some of Michigan’s trails this weekend

With so many outdoor activities to choose from this summer, there’s almost never a dull moment when you're out in the fresh air. If running, playing sports…


If you’re going to the beach, beware of bringing home more than just sand

Be wary of bringing home diseases and infections from bacteria in lakes and rivers this summer.

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Food and Recipes

Are low-calorie, low-fat options better for you?

Maintaining a healthy diet can be a challenge, especially when you have to stay away from your favorite foods that are high in calories and fat.

Low cal grocery

Anyone can run a 5k, even you!

Do you ever think that you don't have what it takes to participate in a 5k? Think again. You don’t have to be an Olympic runner, someone who runs in marathons…


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