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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.

Tackling High Blood Pressure: What It Is and What You Can Do

January 23, 2018

High blood pressure: It’s something we all hear about so often it can start to lose its meaning – and its importance. But controlling it is essential to healthy living and even life or death, especially the older we get. Knowing your blood pressure, monitoring it, and taking steps to keep it in a healthy range is imperative. Here’s what you need to know and how the YMCA can help.

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You’ll Keep

January 5, 2018

New Year’s Resolutions seem like a good idea, but most people only stick to them for the first few months of the year. Sources indicate that roughly 80% of resolutions made in January fail by the end of February. Others report that by December, only 8% of resolutions are successful.

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.

6 Ways to Eat Healthy Through the Holidays

December 13, 2017

‘Tis the season for family, friends, traditions, and …. food! You’ve likely been invited to more than a few holiday parties and are looking forward to these festive events. To stay focused on healthy living throughout the season, it may help to have a strategy in mind as you celebrate.