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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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Jersey Mike Rock + Run 5K set to return April 19

Jersey Mike Rock + Run 5K will begin at noon, Saturday, April 19, on City Island in Harrisburg.

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Get your fill of seafood with affordable, healthy fish cakes

Browsing the seafood case at the local supermarket can be overwhelming for some people. All those fish eyes looking back at shoppers can have people wondering if they even know how to prepare them for dinner. But getting past your … Continue reading

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Local women create their dream home gym spaces

When she and her husband built their new home in Dover Township in 2011, Heidi Parr took the opportunity to designate a room specifically for her home gym.

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North York woman sheds one third of her body weight

In the 15 months since her first session with the physician-guided program, Kristen Sheffer has lost 120 pounds through a combination of healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle changes

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Wellness Wrap 10/4/13: It’s apple season; Kids on diets?; Recapturing that youthful glow

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. Fruit scoops: York County has a bumper crop of apples this season, despite strange weather, according to … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 9/27/13: Weight Watchers in York; Burger King unveils healthier fries; President quits smoking

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. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Health report card: An analysis … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 8/23/13: Ending fad diets; Walk to prevent strokes; What beers cause emergency room visits?

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and ways to get active. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a staff vacation, the next Wellness Wrap will … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 8/16/13: Autism linked to cancer gene; yoga vs. Pilates; food rituals

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 7/26/13: A superhero of vegetables, Exercise in a pill?, Pick-your-own peaches

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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