Produce for Kids!

It’s back! The fall Produce for Kids® campaign returns to Meijer August 30 and runs through Sept. 26. This is the perfect time to focus on your produce intake and pledge to eat at least one more serving of fruit and vegetables every day.

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Yes, Do Start Your Day with Breakfast

This week several news reports stated that nutrition experts were wrong—breakfast is not the most important meal of the day. But, don’t believe everything you hear. While a recent study suggests that breakfast may not promote weight loss, dozens of studies demonstrate positive benefits…

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Get Ready for Back to School

Are you tired of the same old sandwich? Try different spreads or bread options to create a new twist on an old lunch favorite.

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Everything Zucchini

It’s peak season for zucchini and summer squash and you may be wondering what to do with this delicious summer squash. Can you freeze it? How long will it keep?

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Meal Math

Okay, if you’re a math geek you will love this! If not, just know that eating one less meal away from home as a family can save you a lot of your hard earned cash. Don’t forget to share some of that cash with those less fortunate by participating in Meijer’s Simply Give program.

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The State of Your Plate

If you could eat one food group that makes you thinner, reduces your risk for heart disease, stroke and some cancers, and makes you feel vital and energized, would you? Well, you can – but according to the CDC we just aren’t. The most recent CDC analysis of fruit and vegetable consumption shows that Americans […]

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Turkey: An Unexpected Thrill for Your Grill

When you think of turkey, you think comfort food, Thanksgiving, and cold fall days. Time to change the way your think! Grilling different varieties of turkey may seem like a new and different choice, but it enables you to enjoy turkey using bold and flavorful new recipes and dishes. And turkey is diet friendly.

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Celebrate Your Independence – Al Fresca!

July is full of outdoor fun with family and friends including picnics and barbecues. These warm weather events also present opportunities for bacteria to thrive. Follow these tips to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness.

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Go Blue!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….Michigan blueberry season! The little blue dynamos are delicious for snacking, adding to cereal, topping off salads, blending into smoothies, baking and for mixing into tasty sauces and salsas. These tasty gems are true superfoods, low in calories (only 80 in 1 cup), an excellent source of fiber, […]

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Men’s Health Month: Hey – Can You Hear Me?

High blood pressure (hypertension) is referred to as the silent killer since many people have no symptoms of the disease. One in every three people have high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke and kidney failure. Men are at higher risk for hypertension and heart disease, and are at greater risk for complications simply […]

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