We all know the signs too well: the runny nose, deep cough and warm forehead. Keeping your little one healthy can be one of the toughest aspects of having a toddler—especially if they go to… Read More »5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Preschooler Healthy
A Healthier Michigan
Our mission is to help everyone in Michigan get healthier from the inside out. This means everything from giving you resources to help you make better decisions about diet and exercise, as well as information on creating and sustaining nurturing communities and successful businesses — everything you need to help create a healthier Michigan.
It would take a 185-pound person an entire workday of non-stop cross country running to burn off the higher end of the 3500-7000 calories from Halloween candy consumed by the average US child. Holidays aren’t… Read More »Making Halloween Special, Spooky – and Safe!
It’s fall and you know what that means…pumpkin-flavored everything! If you’re not a pumpkin fan, there’s a plentiful variety of fall produce that is also in season. Based on traditional Michigan crop harvest calendars, here are… Read More »Avoid Pumpkin Overload With These 6 Michigan Fall Fruits and Veggies
As technology continues to advance, it has become more and more difficult for parents to unplug their children from the electronic world. With distractions like cell phones, laptops, television and video games, it is easy… Read More »Three Ways to Keep Kids Active Into Their Teens
As kids start a new year of learning, it might be a good time to check on their vision. Whether they’ll be in a classroom or learning virtually this year, your child may not always… Read More »Would You Know if Your Child Had Trouble Seeing?
If your kids are returning to school this season, packing lunches is a smart move. It’s good for your budget and it gives you more control over how nutritious the food is. However, there are… Read More »Making Sure Back-to-School Lunches Keep Their Cool
There are so many health and wellness actions to take as we start the 2020-21 school year in Michigan. We’ve compiled a few top priorities to keep top of mind. Avoid Disease Transmission Have an… Read More »Addressing Back-to-school COVID-19 Concerns
You may have had them baked or steamed, but have you had Brussels sprouts grilled? If not, you need to try them. Put the Brussels sprouts on a wooden skewer and grill them over the… Read More »Campfire Cooking: Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Aioli