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Family First Health’s dental directors Drs. Joseph and LaJuan Mountain will provide free dental screenings to children as part of the York YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, April 26, 2014. In partnership with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program, the Mountains … Continue reading
Today, according to the York City Bureau of Health, 44 percent of York children aged 2 to 19 are overweight or obese. In addition, most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the … Continue reading
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
Some diets say no snacks, and some say they are mandatory. All I know is, I love vegan snacks. What is your favorite snack on Meatout Mondays?
Do you find it tough to fit a few more fruits and vegetables into your diet? Help is on the way. Stop by Central Market York 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for some fun encouragement by Family First Health … Continue reading
It’s late evening, dinner has passed, and you are sitting around watching television, on the internet, or using your mobile device. Maybe boredom creeps in, or maybe it’s just a habit, but you find yourself eating and not really paying … Continue reading
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A little bit of Panko goes a long way in this recipe, providing crunch without the fat from deep-frying.
New research has found if you want to keep that growling stomach at bay after breakfast, you should choose oatmeal instead of cereal as your first meal of the day.
Beets provide moisture and sweetness, but not as many calories as butter and sugar.