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Why You Should Reach for the Edamame This Winter

Edamame is packed with vitamin K and manganese. This soy protein is also easy to prepare at home. Check out these healthy vegan and vegetarian edamame recipes. Many people are looking to integrate more plant-based sources of protein for health and environmental reasons. Soy can be transformed into a variety of food products, from tofu to dairy substitutes. It’s environmentally… 

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with a Healthier Treat

It’s a Michigan tradition to celebrate Fat Tuesday as Paczki Day. A healthier alternative is blini sliders, which are easier to make. Fat Tuesday is celebrated around the world. The Catholic holiday goes by different names based on location and culture such as Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Pancake Tuesday in Great Britain, and Paczki Day in many midwestern cities.… 

Understanding Binge Eating Disorder

Binge eating is not a topic that often comes up in casual conversation, although it affects nearly 3 million people in the United States every year. Data shows binge eating impacts more people than all other eating disorders combined. But much of this struggle goes on behind closed doors. Health experts say understanding binge eating and other eating disorders is… 

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… 

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