Category Archives: Diets

A day of beverages: 1,370 calories

If you pay any attention to the mantra: don’t drink your calories, you know that throwing back a beer or two after work can tack on as many calories as your dinner, without the nutritional benefits But don’t be deceived … Continue reading

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Harvest Share to get fresh produce to food pantries

The York County Food Alliance created Harvest Share recently to provide fresh produce to food pantries that feed hungry families in the area. The latest Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams Counties shows many adults might not be … Continue reading

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How to save yourself from mindless eating

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan dietitian Researcher Brian Wansink, relays some important findings about how Americans eat in his book Mindless Eating. Through Wansink’s experiments (some rather funny, like the ever filling soup bowl) researchers determined that basically, if there’s food in sight – … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: slow-cooker lentil soup

During the second week of the diet, my husband and I were scheduled to eat a lot of soup. And when I say a lot, I mean at least a serving every day. Normally in the winter, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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John Wright Restaurant’s chef Jim Switzenberg to lead discussion at Gluten Intolerance Group meeting

The local branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group will host a discussion led by John Wright Restaurant‘s own Jim Switzenberg. The 6 p.m. Aug. 19 meeting at York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St. in York Township will … Continue reading

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Make healthy choices when eating out at restaurants

By Amanda Nossel, Family Nurse Practitioner Many of my patients, family and friends have a goal to eat more healthfully, and to keep this effort going even when dining out. Sticking to a healthier diet while eating at restaurants can be challenging: … Continue reading

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Stress eating: My biggest diet enemy

I feel like I’ve been hit by one of those ginormous Mac trucks this week. My work schedule is all mixed up. I sleep five hours here, 10 hours there, hoping something balances out and feels right. I have no … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Sweet and spicy meatballs in the crockpot

Sweet and spicy meatless meatballs are perfect for a large crowd of vegans at a potluck or for Meatout Mondays.

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CSA Summer: Grilled nectarine salsa, jalapeño-corn fritters

One of the main reasons why Jeff and I chose to register for Miller Plant Farm’s CSA, rather than the half-dozen or so other local farms, was sweet corn. I’m hooked on York County sweet corn, and Miller Plant Farm … Continue reading

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Four WellSpan practices write “prescriptions” for fruits and vegetables

It might sound like a message on repeat: Eat your fruits and vegetables. But according to a Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams counties, a large percentage of adults may not be consuming an adequate amount of vegetables, according … Continue reading

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