Health and wellness

. December 19, 2012.

People’s Food Co-op

216 N. 4th Ave.
734-994-9174 
www.peoplesfood.coop

Knowing exactly where your food comes from is kind of tricky these days. The search for that information can be costly and tiring. But, the People's Food Co-op — a community-owned natural food grocery — makes it convenient and affordable, gathering organically grown, fairly traded and locally sourced products from around the state, so you can live a healthier lifestyle. You can shop there at any time without a membership; but you can become a member — and receive discounts for only $60.

 

Affordable Vet Services 

611 S. Ashley St.
734-926-0114
www.affordablevetservices.com 

Your pets aren't accessories — they're part of your family, and a big part of your life. Affordable Vet Services has the staff, the knowledge and — most importantly — the heart to help you keep them healthy. And happy. They know that money's not the issue when it  comes to your pet, but it's comforting to know that they're committed to the highest quality of veterinary care at a price that won't break your bank.

 

Veg Michigan 

1-877-778-3464
www.vegmichigan.org

As heart disease and environmental pollution rise, Veg Michigan— the state's largest vegetarian organization — strives to expand the green lifestyle. Through a series of fun and informative events — from vegan potlucks to whole food education—Veg Michigan helps lead thousands of people down the path to happier and healthier habits. Check their website for events and get involved. 

 

Blue Nile 

221 East Washington St.
734-998-4746
www.bluenilemi.com

A good meal nurtures the soul — and it doesn't have to be bad for you. The Blue Nile is an Ann Arbor institution for a reason. They know how to make your dinner an experience — from the hot towels to the amazing soft bread to the feast they put in front of you. And authentic Ethiopian dining is amazingly wholesome and healthy, with plenty of vegetarian options

 

Jazzy Veggie 

108 S. Main St.
734-222-0203
www.jazzyveggie.com 

Who said you can’t have vegan comfort food? From pizza with smoked apple sage veggie sausage to fajita burritos, Jazzy Veggie satisfies big appetites with plant-based cuisine. If you’re trying to eat healthier, but aren’t ready to give up those savory staples, this is your place: you can grab your “chicken” nuggets and fries here, and not feel guilty afterward. 

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