Category Archives: Obesity

Lifestyles fitness instructor inspires clients with weight loss success

Face down in the dirt, Alysia Dickens’ students struggled to do one more push-up. The 31-year-old West York fitness instructor yells over them, “I love this stuff.” It isn’t grunting, tired voices that respond, but a chorus of excited, sweaty … Continue reading

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Adam Richman’s #thinspiration post spurs controversy

Adam Richman is known as TV’s funny man from the hit TV show Man vs. Food. Known for stuffing his face with calorie filled food challenges, Richman made the choice to lose the extra weight, but it’s come with some … Continue reading

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Rep. Seth Grove: Childhood obesity study will lead to committee creation

According to a news release from the office of Rep. Seth Grove: Following nearly a yearlong process, Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) and the Joint State Government Commission today unveiled the findings from a statewide study on childhood obesity. In June … Continue reading

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Help for Adults with Prediabetes coming soon to the YMCA of York and York County

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults make lasting lifestyle changes that will improve their overall health and reduce their chance of developing type 2 diabetes. YMCA of York and York County will offer  The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – an … Continue reading

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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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Report: 30 percent of the world is fat

By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer LONDON — Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis. Researchers found more … Continue reading

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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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