Category Archives: Healthy tips

Healthy cooking: Pumpkin coconut soup

If fall weather has you craving all things pumpkin, stop yourself at the coffee counter. You don’t have to fill up on pumpkin coffee beverages or pumpkin muffins to try to embrace cooler temperatures and sweater weather. This pumpkin soup … Continue reading

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Family First Health wants you to eat your apples

  From left, Courtney Lewis and Jess Ensminger of Family First Health cross Market Street in York Tuesday during Family First Health’s “Starts With Apples Campaign,” which encourages people to take control of their own health care through small changes … Continue reading

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Healthy helpings: Halloween treats don’t have to be scary

By Marta Smith Halloween is a nutritionist’s worst nightmare, and it’s just around the corner. Many popular candies contain sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, saturated fat, trans fat and sodium. You want the kids to have fun while trick-or-treating and you want … Continue reading

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Check out what YDR staffers used for #brownbagyork

There’s a just a few days left to participate in the Brown Bag Challenge by either commenting on our daily posts or sharing a photo of your lunch by using #brownbagyork. We asked some of our YDR staff members to … Continue reading

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Better or worse: Make the healthy choice for your lunch

Packing a nutritionally dense lunch is sometimes more challenging than it seems. You forgot to pack a lunch the night before and hitting the snooze button one too many times has left you with little hope of eating anything healthy … Continue reading

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#Brownbagyork: Pack inexpensive, healthy lunches your kids will eat

Shrewsbury mom Kelly Jarvis, who owns a Wholesome Tummie franchise in York County, shares lunch-packing tips for your kids.

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#Brownbagyork: Packing for lunch on the go

As a photojournalist, my days are unpredictable. My schedule can completely change at a moment’s notice, and there are plenty of days when my car is my office. But I’m also the hungriest person I know, and need regular meals … Continue reading

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#Brownbagyork: Staples to keep on hand to make packing easy

By Julie Stefanski, dietitian with WellSpan When was the last time you took to the road for a week-long vacation without even a single item packed? Before a vacation, most people prepare by thinking about what to pack, possibly making … Continue reading

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Win prizes with No Sweat, York’s Brown Bag Challenge

I know how those mornings go. You forgot to pack a lunch the night before and hitting the snooze button one too many times has left you with little hope of eating anything healthy today. But what if you were … Continue reading

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Family First Health launches Starts with Apples

Family First Health will be celebrating October’s National Health Literacy Month — which is also National Apple Month — with a series of events called “Starts With Apples.” Health literacy is the ability to understand health information and to use that information … Continue reading

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