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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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#Brownbagyork: Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich isn’t just for kids

Packing my lunch each day for work really depends on what is available in my fridge or in my cupboards. It can be an adventure sometimes, and the results can also be a very strange combination of foods. I don’t … 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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Fighting my fall eating habits

I have a hard time when this time of year creeps around. I drink all of the pumpkin spiced lattes. I eat all of the apple butter, apple pie, pumpkin bread and sugary treats. I stop exercising because it gets … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Crispy chickpea patties with yogurt dill sauce

Please enable Javascript to watch this video I have complained about meat prices on more than one occasion. Can I just tell you that chicken breasts were $4 a pound this week? Are you kidding me? I refuse to pay … Continue reading

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Change the way your kids eat at snack time

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan Dietitian Unfortunately, kids today are not eating enough fruits, vegetables, or high calcium foods and are getting more treat foods than necessary.  It’s up to us as caregivers to make the smart choice at the grocery … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Vegetable lasagna, tempura green beans

Tomatoes, corn, delicata squash, broccoli, spinach, green beans, cabbage — we got a wealth of veg in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program this past week. Plus, we still had yellow zucchini from my editor, who also gave us kale … Continue reading

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CSA Autumn: Simple roasted cauliflower

This past week, we had a cantaloupe, squash, corn, peaches, broccoli and cauliflower in our half-share from Miller Plant Farm’s fall CSA program. And because it’s been a pretty busy week between the two of us, we treated all the … Continue reading

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Cutting out the carbs

I eat a lot of processed carbs. As in: a huge amount. I tried to mentally keep track of just how many boxed carbs (cereal, breads, pasta) I was eating in a day, and it’s kind of sad. For breakfast, … Continue reading

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