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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 […]

Snacks: Healthy or Not?

MSU extension office Snacks can be a great way to keep your body going and blood sugar levels stable. Fruits and vegetables make great snack choices for you and your loved ones. “Fruit snacks” are a popular choice and are plentiful on the shelves of grocery stores. The packaging can be colorful and possibly feature […]

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