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Nutrition

It’s February! Celebrate Heart Health Month!

February 16, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. But the good news is that we can prevent heart disease with proper exercise and eating.

New Year for Success

January 16, 2017

A new year is a new opportunity to live healthy and feel your best. Whether you’re making fresh goals or aiming to continue healthy habits you already have in place, the YMCA is a resource for healthy living of your spirit, mind, and body.

Healthy Holiday Tips

December 20, 2016

It’s that time of year! The holidays are here, and with them come parties, house guests, shopping, traveling, and a lot of delicious food.

Mindful Eating During the Holidays

November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving is one of the most delicious times of the year. And, as a day to give thanks and spend time with friends and family, it’s a time when you can give yourself permission to indulge. Still, Turkey Day is the first of many holiday occasions, and eating too much – or eating the wrong things – can make you lose focus on healthy living. Here are 10 tips to engage in “mindful-eating” on...

Sweet Smarts: What You Need to Know About Sugar

October 17, 2016

Chocolate, candy, desserts, and ice cream. It seems like sugar is everywhere, especially this time of year. To live healthfully and prevent disease, what do you need to know about sugar, and what should you keep in mind as Halloween approaches?