Monthly Archives: June 2013

Can you really get in shape exercising 4 minutes a day?

Chad Eckert, a certified personal trainer at Lifestyles Fitness & Weight Loss Studio in Springettsbury Township, weighs in on the popular exercise trend of short, high-intensity workouts.

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Wellness Wrap 6/28/13: Sugar vs. corn syrup; Fitness for the ages; Backlash against obesity as disease

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Obesity as a disease: A doctor’s take on what it means

The ruling doesn’t carry any legal action. However, it could influence doctors to talk openly about obesity with their patients and lead to more investment in treatments.

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USDA swapping junk food for Smart Snacks

The new guidelines will include low-fat dairy, more whole grains, fruits, vegetables and leaner protein.

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Walking, biking improve the health of York community

More funding is needed to make walking and biking routes safer.

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Berry Banana Green Smoothie recipe packs nutrition for breakfast

This drink makes it easy to get in a couple servings of fruits and vegetables.

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Short summer races in and near York County to increase your speed

Here are a few fun-looking shorter races coming up to get you going this summer.

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Drink water: How to stay hydrated, prevent heat stroke this summer

Tips to remember this summer.

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Frozen yogurt: Really a healthier option?

It’s that time of year when your taste buds might crave frozen treats. Although frozen yogurt seems like a healthier alternative to ice cream, it can still derail your diet.

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Paula Deen unworthy of celebrity in light of racism, unhealthy track record

Last week, the celebrity cook admitted to using racial slurs. On Friday, the Food Network announced it wouldn’t renew her contract. Thank God.

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