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8 Ways to Eat Better for Earth Day

April 4, 2018

8 Ways to Eat Better for Earth Day

By Amy Gray, Registered Dietitian and Coordinator for the YMCA's Healthy Weight and Your Child Program

Often we think of “eating right” as getting proper nutrition and avoiding junk food. But eating right also includes eating in ways that reduce food loss and waste. In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, we’re exploring ways...

3 of Your Most Common Nutrition Questions Answered

March 8, 2018

The science of nutrition is constantly changing. One week, you might hear that eggs are good for you. The next week, you might hear they’re bad. Then, suddenly they’re good again. It can get confusing to make healthy decisions. In celebration of March’s National Nutrition Month, we’re tackling a few of the common questions we receive at the YMCA regarding the latest evidence and nutritional...

Going Vegan: 3 Things You Should Know

January 29, 2018

The concept is becoming more and more familiar: People are going “vegan” and changing the way they cook, order food, and eat. Is this just a trend, or is it a new lifestyle that’s here to stay? Here, we clear up confusion about what being vegan is and whether it’s for you.

Try Something New in 2018: Check Out These Fantastic Food Trends

January 4, 2018

Try Something New in 2018: Check Out These Fantastic Food Trends

Happy New Year! It’s a time for fresh starts and new goals. While resolutions aren’t for everyone, the New Year does bring energy and inspiration for healthier eating.

To get off to a great start, try these top 10 trending superfoods, agreed upon by over...

6 Ways to Eat Healthy Through the Holidays

December 13, 2017

6 Ways to Eat Healthy Through the Holidays

‘Tis the season for family, friends, traditions, and …. food! You’ve likely been invited to more than a few holiday parties and are looking forward to these festive events. To stay focused on healthy living throughout the season, it may help to have a strategy in mind as you celebrate.

In addition to the tried-and-true tips of “Don’t...