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Benefits of gardening

You might ask, what is the point of gardening if I can go to the grocery store or local market to buy my fruits and vegetables? Good question, but gardening has more benefits than just having a tomato you planted in your salad.

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How to keep your energy level up all day

What do you try to turn to for energy? A nap? A vitamin supplement? Many products these days are promising to provide a boost of vitality just when you need it. When it comes to real energy though, nothing can beat a good night’s sleep along with just a few simple eating strategies that, when done consistently, can help you fuel your busy day.

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How to practice mindful eating

After a stressful day as usual, you settle into the couch until your favorite T.V. programs are over. You’re not even sure when it turned into a daily routine. Looking down you notice the entire contents of the bag of pretzels in your lap has disappeared without you even noticing. Sound familiar? If this is a frequent experience, both your body and your health may benefit from eating more mindfully.

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Beans, beans the magical fruit

It’s time to spill the beans on the benefits of beans. We’re specifically talking about the vegetable, not coffee “beans,” those are actually not beans. There are over 1,000 different varieties of beans which are available dry, frozen or canned.

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Make sure to make time for family meals

Who doesn’t have a busy schedule these days? With increasing time commitments to sports and activities, families are often skipping eating together in order to fit everything in. Several studies though have shown that children and especially teenagers who eat dinner as a family have healthier diets, watch less television, and engage in less risky behaviors.

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So many choices, which milk is best for you?

Soy, rice, flax, almond, coconut, hemp, potato, chia, oat and now cashew milk? The ever growing list of plant beverages offered as cow’s milk alternatives makes the choice for topping a bowl of cereal a little confusing these days.

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Professionals give their tips for living a healthy lifestyle #5

This is the final entry in the No Sweat York Blog’s tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®.

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Take time to ‘eat your greens,’ even on the go

We’ve long been told that eating more fruits and vegetables may help to reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, from heart disease and high blood pressure to obesity and even some cancers.

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Professionals give their tips for living a healthy lifestyle #4

This month the No Sweat York blog has been featuring tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®. March is National Nutrition Month®, a healthy eating and physical activity campaign of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. These providers not only recommend healthy habits, they live them!

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National Nutrition Month professional tips #3

This month the No Sweat York Blog will be featuring tips from local healthcare providers on how you can “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” and meet the theme of National Nutrition Month®.

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