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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...

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

January 4, 2018

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 2,000 registered dietitians throughout the country.

Eat Right to Fight Diabetes

November 27, 2017

It’s such an important issue that it’s featured in two awareness initiatives. November is both American Diabetes Month and National Diabetes Awareness Month. With this increased attention on diabetes and prevention, it’s a great time to learn more, assess your risk, and see how the right diet can help you stay healthy.

Mindful Eating: Nourishing the Body and Mind

September 18, 2017

September is National Yoga Month, celebrating a form of exercise that nurtures the spirit, mind, and body. This focus on mindfulness and being in touch with ourselves can transcend to nutrition. Here, we look at how “mindful eating” can improve the way we eat and how we nourish our bodies.