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Alternative calcium options to dairy

By MSU extension office Calcium is an essential nutrient; however, if you do not tolerate dairy products well, alternative options are available. The first thing that comes to mind for most people when calcium is mentioned is milk and dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. However, there are other sources of calcium as well. […]

Ants on a log a great snack

By MSU extension office Often when children get home from school they are hungry and ready to snack on something. It seems like there is always a lot to squeeze in between coming home from work or school and eating dinner. Michigan State University Extension recommends eating a healthy snack to provide a helpful boost […]

9 Physical Therapist Tips to Help You Age Well

Press release We can’t stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physical therapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain and maintain movement, and preserve your independence—often helping you avoid the need for surgery or long-term […]

Enjoy the wonderful autumn weather

By John Knapp AVA: America’s Walking Club is sponsoring a Free Map-Guided Walk in Milan, MI on Saturday, Oct 27. Choose a 5K (3 Miles) or 10K (6 miles) route. The walk begins at 9:00 a.m. and participants must finish by 1:00 p.m. Your walk includes forest trails and historic downtown sidewalks. Wheel chairs and […]

Reduce added sugar

By Michigan State Univ. Has there ever been a time in your life that youwanted to change your diet so youate lessadded sugar? Perhaps you went to health food stores and read so many labels you thought your brain would explode.Have you ever wanted to make a simple tossed salad, but couldn’t find a bottle […]

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