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Warming Winter Meal Ideas

by Jessica Malen

Warm Up Your Winter With These Nutritious Dishes The last thing anyone wants to do after a long day is to spend hours in the kitchen. This month, we’ve put together a list of nutritious warming winter meal ideas to… Continue Reading →

Festive Food Math

by Beth Czischke

Get Your Fill of Whole Foods This Holiday Season The holiday season is a time of celebration, togetherness and tempting treats galore. Unfortunately, calorie-dense foods like the cookies, cakes and other sweet treats that are abundant this time of year… Continue Reading →

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

All You Needle to Know About Acupuncture

by Beth Czischke

Acupuncture is an ancient form of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been growing in popularity worldwide. It involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into strategic points in the body. The safety and efficacy of acupuncture for treating a wide… Continue Reading →

Counterbalance Anxiety With Balanced Nutrition

by Jessica Malen

If you’re coping with anxiety or other stress disorders, it’s important to know that the food you eat can drastically affect your mood. There are certain foods you might want to avoid and others you could incorporate into your life… Continue Reading →

Be Patient, It May Take 254 Days to Develop a New Habit

by Megan Van Hoet

Attention levels vary from person to person, but many believe the average human attention span is now shorter than a goldfish’s. Recent studies show that in the smartphone era, the average person’s attention span has fallen from 12 seconds in… Continue Reading →

Chronic Stress and the Love of a Good Dog

by Tom Ersin

Fido Dog Years ago, our family moved back to Michigan from North Hollywood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. My wife, Norma, was in our Dodge Omni with the two kids. I was leading the way in a giant U-Haul… Continue Reading →

10 Small, Healthy Habits to Try This New Year

by Jen Bucciarelli

Welcome to 2018! A new year is a chance for new goals or a fresh take on old ones. Setting a new goal doesn’t have to be tough. Here are 10 easily-obtainable, healthy goals to try in 2018. In fact,… Continue Reading →

Exercise to Stay Energized This Holiday Season

by Jen Bucciarelli

Between indulgent holiday meals and scrumptious sweets galore, it can be challenging to keep holiday weight gain at bay. Even though this season can be a flurry of parties, shopping, family gatherings and commitments, you’re never too busy to exercise…. Continue Reading →

Belgium Has a New Food Pyramid: Should the USDA Take Note?

by Jessica Malen

Did you know? Belgium has updated their food pyramid this year in an astonishing new format. Read on to discover just how this European country may be turning things upside down for the world in terms of health guidelines.  On… Continue Reading →

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