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Sweet Smarts: What You Need to Know About Sugar

October 17, 2016

Sweet Smarts: What You Need to Know About Sugar

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?

First off: How much is too much?

When people talk about "added sugar," they're...

Yogurt for Good

August 15, 2016

Cracking the Yogurt Mystery

Yogurt is a great source of protein, calcium, and probiotics, and it has become a staple among the health-conscious population. This popularity has led to an increase in yogurt varieties, causing confusion for those trying to make nutritious options at the grocery store. Here is a breakdown of what to look for and what to avoid when making your decision.

Three Reasons Addressing Your Diet Can Help Meet Your Weight Loss Goals

August 15, 2016

Not Meeting Your Weight Loss Goals?

Many people start working out, achieve some results, and then reach a plateau where weight loss stops. When that happens, it’s easy to get frustrated. Here are three reasons paying attention to what you’re eating can help!

Water Safety Tips

May 20, 2016

Follow these water safety tips during the summer and year-round. And discover more ways to be safe in the water through YMCA swim lessons, swim team, and lifeguard training.

Littleton 2016 Fundraiser

March 18, 2016

The Littleton Family YMCA, a branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, is challenging community members to be a hero and support Littleton youth and families by attending the Be A Hero Silent Auction on Friday, April 1.