Eat for life.

Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and diet advice out there, you’re not alone. It seems that for every expert who tells you a certain food is good for you, you’ll find another saying exactly the opposite. Create a tasty, varied, and nutritious diet that is as good for your mind as it is for your body.

I Want to Be Healthier: Q&A with Traverse City Behavioral Health Specialist Mandy Remai

Are you ready to make a healthy lifestyle change but don’t know where to start? Advice can come from all directions, and it can easily become overwhelming. Here’s a simple solution: Start small. We consult with Traverse City Behavioral Health Specialist Mandy Remai, who works at Munson Healthcare’s Healthy Weight Center and also owns a […]

How to Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes: Doable Tips & Expert Advice

© Photo by Graceland Fruit Munson Healthcare Community Health Coordinator Tara Rybicki, MS, says small, healthy lifestyle changes quickly add up and are key to meeting your goals. There’s a well-known quote by teacher and author Eckhart Tolle, “If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.” And it’s a quote Tara Rybicki […]

Applesauce – No Sugar Added

This applesauce is such a sweet treat you won’t believe it doesn’t have any added sugar! Ingredients: 6 large apples (about 3 lb), any sweet variety (Jonagold, Fuji, Gala, Braeburn, etc.) 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup water Directions: Core and roughly chop the apples into 1-2″ pieces, depending on how chunky you prefer your applesauce. […]

Three Sisters Soup

Perfect hearty soup for fall! The three main components of this dish, the “three sisters,” are the corn, squash, and beans. However, make this dish your own by adding any other veggies you like! Tomatoes, sweet peppers, and chilies are all good add-ins. Makes 8 servings. Want leftovers for lunches? Refrigerate for up to three days […]

“ Find an activity that is thrilling or relaxing and you won’t think of it as “exercising”.”

- Dan Farley

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Resources for Seniors

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Local Guide to Farmers Markets

Taste the local difference's guide to farmers markets in northern Michigan. Find a market near you!

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Meals on Wheels

Senior Nutrition offers Meals On Wheels and senior luncheon locations. We operate in the Counties of Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee and Wexford.

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Bay Area Christian Neighbors (BACN)

Benzie Area Christian Neighbors strives to improve the quality of life for people with limited resources in our community by providing food, clothing, financial assistance, education and social support in collaboration with area resources.

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Wellness Workshop

Providing health and wellness resources to help you be the best you can be! Located in Charlevoix, Michigan through Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital.

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