It’s the season of Farmers’ Markets – relaxing mornings, fresh foods and local connections. Before you head out to explore new delicious and nutritious finds, keep these tips in mind for a fun and healthy visit.
Healthy living is important throughout life, but the things we should be doing to live healthy often change as we age. And even more important: What we do in our 20s can affect how we live in our 60s.
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 you can cut back on food waste and manage food resources to save both nutrients and money.
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...
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.