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Don’t let the weight gain Grinch get you

Holidays are fun, festive and full of frolic.

But you know there’s a Grinch when you experience weight gain.

Planning a Strategy for Holiday Eating

Fall in West Michigan is the best. We have waited so long to wear our fall colors, sweatersand boots. Pumpkin spice lattes, doughnuts, apple cider and caramel apples are comfort foods we long for.

5 Simple Steps to Give your Pantry a Healthy Makeover

A well-stocked pantry is key to a healthy diet. But it’s hard to know just where to begin. Here are a few simple steps to get started.

5 Game Day Recipes!

Gameday snacking can be a major fumble for your fitness goals, so skip the sliders, nachos, wings, and try one of these delicious, healthy alternatives instead.

5 Behaviors Key to Your Long-term Health

Currently one of two adults in the United States suffers from at least one chronic health condition such as obesity, heart disease or diabetes.

The Healthy Way to Detox

I’m often asked about detoxes or cleanses, and whether they are a safe and effective way to eliminate toxins and lose weight.

Success with STR!VE

Sarah was looking for more than just an annual visit. She was looking for a partner in health.

Spectrum Health’s STR!VE celebrates first year of success

Spectrum Health is celebrating the first year of STR!VE, offering innovative primary care….

Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition: What to eat and how to time it

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just starting your exercise journey, there are some general guidelines.

The Link between Gut Health and Chronic Disease

Gut health has become a prominent focus in 21st century health care.