Fish: Naturally Healthy Fast Food

Tina Miller 2011My favorite way to prepare fish is to grill it! The flavor is wonderful and no fishy smells in the house! For optimal health, how much fish should you eat? The American Heart Assoc. recommends eating fish at least twice per week, or at least 12 ounces of fish weekly. This can be […]

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National Cancer Control Month

According to the American Cancer Society, many cancer deaths could be prevented by making healthy choices like not smoking, staying at a healthy weight, eating a healthy diet, keeping active, and getting recommended screening tests. One-third of all cancer deaths in the United States each year are linked to diet and physical activity, including being […]

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Celebrate Spring with Soy

April is Soy Foods Month. Enjoy good health and support local farmers by eating soy foods, especially Michigan grown soybeans (michigansoybean.org). How will you benefit from including more soy in your daily routine?

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Dip Into True Goodness™ by Meijer

Why True Goodness™? Because we wanted a unifying Meijer brand that supports the health and well-being of our customers, making it easy to identify organic and GMO-free options at a value. By combining the high quality and smart value of former Meijer brand labels like Meijer Naturals and Meijer Organics under one brand promise, we […]

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but it also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Nine out of 10 colon cancers could be prevented or successfully treated with regular colon cancer screenings.

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Smoothie Revolution

Smoothies are as popular as ever! Convenient and portable, healthy smoothies are perfect for breakfast on-the-run, an afternoon snack or dessert. Build a better smoothie by adding in antioxidant and fiber rich fruit, vitamin rich vegetables, minerals from nuts and seeds, and protein rich diary or dairy alternative. A dash or two of your favorite […]

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Eat Green! Three Healthy Eating Plans to Manage Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association does not endorse or recommend one particular diet, instead they recommend a healthy eating plan combined with physical activity to manage diabetes. So, what is a healthy eating plan?

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Take A Fresh Look At Frozen

Want to make healthier meals in minutes? Just reach for the many options in the Meijer frozen aisles. Hundreds of food options, ranging from nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables to decadent ice creams and novelties can be found in the frozen aisles.

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Bite Into A Healthy Lifestyle

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans for National Nutrition Month and beyond. Start by consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health. A healthy […]

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What?!!!! Menopause Lasts More Than 7 Years!

According to a recent article published in the online version of JAMA Internal Medicine, the vasomotor symptoms of menopause (including hot flashes and night sweats) lasted more than seven years in a large study of women of mixed race. The average onset of menopause occurs about age 51. African American women had the longest duration, […]

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