Goodbye ‘gluten-free’?

Goodbye ‘gluten-free’?

Gluten is found in many foods and products such as lipstick. Even foods that don’t directly contain gluten may be contaminated, inadvertently creating problems for…

9 tips for a merry metabolism

9 tips for a merry metabolism

Make your holiday work for your workout, too. (For Spectrum Health Beat) While Santa’ sleigh may be right on track this holiday season, you may…

Warm up to winter squash

Warm up to winter squash

Winter squash refers to a variety of different squash that preserve well throughout the fall and into winter. (For Spectrum Health Beat) Many of us…

Dining out with allergies is tough

Dining out with allergies is tough

Although 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions, there are eight common foods that cause allergies: milk, egg, peanut, tree nuts, wheat, soy,…

‘I just love what I do’

‘I just love what I do’

Kelsey Lavalard kisses her less than 1-day-old baby, Elliot Matthew. (Taylor Ballek | Spectrum Health Beat) Baby Elliot was delivered by Dorsey Ligon, MD, an…