On December 28th I turned 49 years old. A brick of reality smacked me in the face. I've probably lived more than half of my life. That's humbling.

I was an athlete in high school and stayed in pretty good shape until my mid 20's. Life changed, I cared less about my body and more about the good time. Looking back I wish I had made better decisions. Shoud've, would've, could've. While I accept that I can't change my decsions about my health in the past, I still have time to do some good for my temple.

The heaviest I've been is about 300 pounds. I was embarassed of myself when I weighed that much. I've dropped about 120 pounds. Hitting 49 made me realize I don't have time to be "comfortable" with my weight, it has a huge impact on my body and life.

This week I started dieting and exerecising. The diet I am doing embraces protein, little to no carbs and plenty of tasty food options. This is not a pitch. I am sharing this with you because I want you to feel good too. Avoiding processed foods is key and in a week's time I feel amazing, more energy then I have had in the past and I am excited about my progress.

I want YOU to grow old with me. Motivation is key. I can motivate myself to do anything. As crazy as it sounds, I am excited about my changes and it will only get better. If you want to start eating healthier, you can do it. If you think you can never go out to eat again, you're mistaken.

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Best Healthy Food In Lansing

VEG-N - 902 E Cesar E Chavez Lansing, MI 48906

Jacqui B says:

Soooooo good.  I got takeout for my omnivorous parents and they liked it too!  Amazing vegan comfort food.  Friendly staff, speedy service, yummy food.  Can't ask for more.

Veg Head - 208 S Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933

Jessica T is on board:

I was finally able to take my family to VegHead, and they absolutely exceeded our expectations. We ordered the steak seitan with mashed potatoes, mac & cheese with chicken tenders, fries, and chocolate avacado cake.  All of the food we ordered was AMAZING, and we had plenty to take home! From the amiable  staff to the welcoming environment to the spectacular food, we would highly recommend VegHead for vegans and non vegans alike! We are looking forward to coming back soon!

Campbell's Market Basket - 547 E Grand River Ave East Lansing, MI 48823

Amy M:

Campbell's Market is an adorable little fresh food market with a New England vibe. While some of the products are slightly overpriced in my opinion, their coffee is to die for! I always get the Carmel macchiato, and it is the smoothest coffee you will ever drink. They also have amazing paninis. Overall, I recommend Campbell's for their order at the counter food, but I would avoid the overpriced food you can find at a normal grocery store.

Leaf Salad Bar - 1542 W Grand River Ave East Lansing, MI 48823

Jordan D. is a fan -

You won't find a healthier "quick" option in the Frandor area. And it tastes so good! I love that you get to choose all the ingredients in your salad or shake. The price is slightly high but definitely worth it.

Zoup! - 214 S Washington Sq Lansing, MI 48933

Kai L will order again:

DELICIOUS!!! Panera what?!? I would definitely choose Zoup over Panera any day. Sorry, I was a huge Panera fan but Zoup is stealing my food heart!  This was my first time here and they have made the best first impression possible. I ordered online because it was lunch time (might want to do that, to avoid the long line). I wish someone would've told me sooner about this place. Everything is fresh you can just taste it! I definitely want to try more items from the menu!

Fueld Stir Fry and Salad - 1500 W Lake Lansing Rd Ste B East Lansing, MI 48823


Be the first to leave a review. This place looks awesome!

Jerusalem Pita and More - 1456 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912

Micheal G. is all about it:

We stopped here for lunch and while it is more of a market that serves food - found the prepared food excellent.  When we walked in, they were taking a tray out of the oven and I said "I will have what ever just came out of the oven" and it was fresh spinach pies.  They were delicious.  I even got one to take home and it was still great the next say.

Sparty's Kabob - 930 Trowbridge Rd East Lansing, MI 48823

Michal C. is down with Spaty's:

Various sizes of meals will match your hunger level. I love the selection of protein and sides. The chicken kabobs that I ordered were very tasty.

Stillwater Grill - 3544 Meridian Crossing Dr Okemos, MI 48864

Larry L.:

We stopped here quite simply because it was close to our motel. I enjoyed the best prime rib and asparagus I've ever had. And our waiter--David Michael--was terrific.

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