Category Archives: Obesity

7 smartphone apps to make healthy eating easier

Whatever your pitfall, one of these tools can help you stay on track to reach your nutrition goals.

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Take a caloric inventory to reach wellness goals

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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York wins childhood obesity grant

York’s Eat Play Breathe program will get a $100,000 boost to fight childhood obesity, thanks to a grant from the American Beverage Association and the The United States Conference of Mayors. York was one of six cities across the country … Continue reading

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Sit less, stand more to improve your health

Many people spend eight or more hours a day sitting in a chair, and it’s not good for your health.

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Four Gruver Fitness Outdoor Boot Camp participants lose 100 pounds

This fall, four participants at Gruver Fitness Outdoor Boot Camp reached a milestone: They lost 100 pounds.

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How to maintain your weight throughout the holidays

Michelle Shearer, Director of Residential Services at TrueNorth Wellness Services, a behavioral health and wellness agency located throughout central Pennsylvania, shared her tips for maintaining your weight during the holidays.

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Wellness Wrap 11/15/13: New cholesterol screening guidelines; Amy Robach’s revelation; Running and beer

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. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Big cholesterol news: On Tuesday, the American Heart Association and … Continue reading

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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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How to stay on a healthy track from Halloween to New Year’s

With the cool air of fall comes an influx of high-calorie foods. Here’s how to stay fit — and enjoy — the holiday season.

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