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Ways to Keep a Healthy Weight Without Dieting

When trying to keep weight from creeping up, many think about what they must give up – or keep off their plates – in order to maintain the numbers on the scale. What favorite foods will they eat less of? What will they deny themselves of today? But flipping that perspective helps support a healthier mindset. Instead of solely considering… 

Kick Off the New Year with Healthy Winter Soups

Soup brings coziness and comfort to the winter season and is effortless to heat up for lunch. There’s something warming beyond the temperature about having a bowl of soup on a cold, snowy day. Though they’re often touted as health foods because of their liquid nature and vegetable content, soups can often rack up in saturated fat, sodium and even… 

Why Nutrition Should be Part of Your Skincare Routine

A skincare routine is much more than face washing and moisturizing before bed. It also includes using sunblock, staying away from harsh chemicals or pollutants – and feeding the skin important nutrients by eating certain types of healthy foods. Eating right is the foundation for a healthy body, and good nutrition should be part of any skincare routine. The produce… 

Ways to Keep Your Family Active This Winter – Without Freezing

Winter and cold temperatures are coming to Metro Detroit and it won’t be long before the kids get restless and start to drive you bonkers… well maybe that only happens here.  But, if your kids are like mine, they don’t like to be cooped up in the house all the time so here are some winter tips to keep you… 

How to Get a Head Start on New Year’s Resolutions

With this year winding down and 2022 just around the corner, it means it is nearly time for New Year’s celebrations – and a fresh batch of New Year’s resolutions. While some people love the idea of starting the year off with a list of self-improvements, others seem to dread the calendar flip that traditionally ushers in a season of… 

Welcome the Holidays with Three Festive Recipes

It’s officially here – the cozy season of delicious food, special gatherings and cookie exchanges. A holiday centered around food can certainly pose challenges to health goals. It’s difficult to say no to a second helping of your favorite food, but there are ways to help keep your hunger and desire for more in check: Get enough sleep to keep… 

Homemade Holiday Gifts (Including for Children)

The holiday season is a wonderful time to get together with loved ones, but it can also bring along a period of stress that can ultimately affect mental health. Financial pressure is among the highest on the list of holiday stressors. According to a Lending Tree poll, 13 percent of those surveyed are still paying off last year’s holiday bills…