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News by: healthy eating

8 Ways to Eat Better for Earth Day

April 4, 2018

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.

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.

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...