Category Archives: Nutrition

Take time to ‘eat your greens,’ even on the go

We’ve long been told that eating more fruits and vegetables may help to reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, from heart disease and high blood pressure to obesity and even some cancers.

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Black Bean Brownies: Substitute beans for butter, oil

In a dream world, desserts would be low in calories and fat, and eating one cookie wouldn’t tempt us to eat five more. Sure, healthy substitutions can be used in baking — apple sauce for butter, whole-wheat flour for white. … Continue reading

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Professionals give their tips for living a healthy lifestyle #4

This month the No Sweat York blog has been featuring tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®. March is National Nutrition Month®, a healthy eating and physical activity campaign of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. These providers not only recommend healthy habits, they live them!

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan banana shamrock shake

I’m seeing green, but, unfortunately, it isn’t from the the grass peeking through snow. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a shamrock shake? McDonald’s might have a yummy version, but give … Continue reading

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National Nutrition Month professional tips #3

This month the No Sweat York Blog will be featuring tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®.

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Healthy recipes from YDR staff

Here are the recipes YDR staff submitted in our healthy snack contest.

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Celebrate (or recover from) St. Paddy’s Day with a green smoothie

There’s no green beer in this smoothie and for that, we apologize. But if you’re looking for a healthy green beverage to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we highly recommend this green smoothie from healthy living blogger Leigh Zaleski. This smoothie … Continue reading

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The devil’s in the details: Breaking down common food misconceptions

We’ve all heard that brown sugar is the best and gluten will kill you as we’ve dawdled under the fluorescent lights of a grocery store. But while these ideas might be spoken in earnest, they’re often full of misconceptions. Do you quake at … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan creamy spinach lasagna

I’m in the food grey zone: I really want to see the colors of spring in salads and lighter dishes, but the bitter cold and snow also have me craving hearty meals. So, I whipped up the tried-and-true meal that … Continue reading

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Try this dynamic stretching routine

Static stretching is out, dynamic stretching is in. This has seemed to be the general consensus in the past few years. But, why? And what exactly is dynamic stretching anyways? We talked with the fitness director from The Athletic Club … Continue reading

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