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Wellness-Tea Bag CroppedMany people believe that tea is reserved for those who live in the Mother Country, the elderly or those with a seasonal illness, however, drinking tea on a regular basis has health benefits that your morning coffee or daily soda can’t provide. From herbal teas to black teas, this drink is full of antioxidants that may prevent cancer and even help increase your metabolism.

Wellness-Stay Fit CroppedDo you look out the window at sleet and snow and instantly lose motivation to work out? Or maybe you have a treadmill that acts as more of a storage unit. Use these winter-friendly tips to keep your heart rate up this season. 

Wellness-FrostbiteWest Michigan winter is in full force. The snowmobiles are out of the garage and full of gas, the skis are down from the attic, dusted, waxed, and ready. Sleds sprinkle the hill, and leave laughing children in their wake. Snowy sports bring out the best of Michigan's winters, until someone gets frostbite.

Wellness-Echinacea CroppedEchinacea is an herbal remedy that can be backed by most old wives' tales. While boosting the immune system, Echinacea can promote healthy white blood cell stimulation in the body to ward off viruses and bacterial growth. While there may not be a cure for the common cold, Echinacea is surely a tough component to this wide-spread illness.

Wellness-Beat Wintertime IllnessGerms are lurking everywhere, cell phones, credit cards, door knobs and steering wheels. Beat wintertime illness this season by equipping yourself with knowledge, rest and lots of hand sanitizer.

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