Category Archives: Diets

York receives grant for fighting childhood obesity

On Wednesday, June 4th at 10:30 am, a press conference will be held at York City Hall to acknowledge the Childhood Obesity Prevention Grant that York received through the USCM and the American Beverage Association to combat childhood obesity. York’s … Continue reading

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Garden brings “Hope” to Salem Square

When walking from Penn Street onto Hope Street, which resembles an alley more than a road, it is hard not to be surprised by the beautiful garden adorning a one acre property in the very heart of the Salem Square … Continue reading

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FDA approves another artificial sweetener, but do we need it?

Fresh coffee in hand, you might take a few seconds at the condiment bar to determine what to add to your steaming cup of caffeinated brew. Milk? Creamer? How about those brightly colored sugar and artificial sweetener packets? Keep an … Continue reading

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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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