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Mindful Eating During the Holidays

November 21, 2016

Tackle Thanksgiving with 10 Tips for Mindful Eating

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...

Downtown Y Receives Donation For Capital Campaign

November 10, 2016

Harmes C. Fishback Foundation Trust Continues to Invest in Community, Health and Future

$1 million donation propels Downtown YMCA renovation and bolsters community services 

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!