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News by: nutrition

7 Ways to Help Denver Kids Eat Right

August 3, 2018

Denver continues to be one of the most “fittest” cities in the US, but we still face challenges when it comes to the health of our children.

5 Things to Do – and Not to Do – at the Farmers’ Market

July 5, 2018

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.

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.