Category Archives: Diets

Want to eat healthier? Try seeing the glass as half-full

When my stomach rumbles around 3:00 pm, I often struggle to reach for an apple instead of a cookie. Despite knowing the advantages of choosing a piece of fruit over a baked good, I’m still tempted by the call of … Continue reading

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Easy, affordable ways to add vegetables to my diet

I’m not much for vegetables. I like them and all, but when it comes to snacks, I prefer cheese or nuts, maybe even carbs. And meals are hardly just a salad for me. A rule in our house is that … Continue reading

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Experts weigh in on the value of vitamins, supplements

When it comes to supplementing your diet with vitamins, minerals and other remedies, local experts believe that less is more.

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Drink & be cautious: Water detoxing experience

I conquered my 10-day water detox like a BOSS. Easy right? Wrong! Why? Because changing your diet dramatically will make you feel – excuse my language – shitty. Water detox releases toxins which will affect your body and mind. Before … Continue reading

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Hanover Hospital provides gluten-free holiday dessert recipes

According to a March survey, about 30 percent of American adults say they aim to avoid gluten. Please these party guests with a recipe for Chocolate Cranberry Pudding.

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Four healthy reasons to eat more slowly

As a writer, I’m almost always working under a tight deadline. Last Tuesday was a particularly important one, and I was rushing to churn out a few more paragraphs while simultaneously eating lunch. I happened to glance at the clock … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 11/1/13: SNAP reductions; Is butter bad for you?; How you commute impacts your health

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. In the news: York Daily Record reporter Ed Mahon wrote about how funding for the Supplemental Nutrition … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pancake puffs

Need breakfast but are the mornings too hectic? Make these customizable pancake puffs by Melissa at VeganFling for Meatout Mondays!

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Wellness Wrap 10/11/13: Tom Hanks has diabetes; Healthy and obese?

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Big diabetes news: Earlier this week, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks shocked many fans when he announced that … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 9/27/13: Weight Watchers in York; Burger King unveils healthier fries; President quits smoking

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Health report card: An analysis … Continue reading

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