When it comes to a healthy diet, a tip people often hear is “watch your salt.” Why exactly is salt so bad for us? And with salt seemingly in everything we eat, how we can take steps to cut back?
Carbohydrates get a bad rap in the health world. Many people cut out carbs assuming they are the culprit for unwanted weight gain. While a low-carb diet may be a good option for some, it is not necessarily the best nutrition plan for everyone. Before you clean out the carbs in your diet, it is important to understand carbohydrates and their role in your health.
March is National Nutrition Month! With the theme “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” this month is all about the small ways you can make good food choices and take control of your health. While a new health and nutrition routine can seem daunting at first, focusing on these simple tips can make a big difference.
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.
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.