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Apples – Market Basket of the Month

The goal of WellSpan Health’s Market Basket of the Month program is to “to bring together the school cafeteria, classroom, home and community through a strategic effort to promote healthy habits for students.”  For the next year, I will devote … Continue reading

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Market Basket of the Month

Market Basket of the Month is an educational program that was developed to create healthy habits for students. Each month, a different produce item is featured.  Educational resources developed by WellSpan Health Community Health and Wellness educators are supplied to … Continue reading

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10 Pound Throwdown

  WellSpan Health just kicked off the 10 Pound Throwdown Challenge where community members can log onto the free website to track weight loss and gain knowledge to help overcome barriers to healthy living practices. Until April 26, participants can … Continue reading

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#Brownbagyork: Staples to keep on hand to make packing easy

By Julie Stefanski, dietitian with WellSpan When was the last time you took to the road for a week-long vacation without even a single item packed? Before a vacation, most people prepare by thinking about what to pack, possibly making … Continue reading

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#BrownBagYork: See what York is packing for lunch

Now through Oct. 16, you can upload photos of what you’re packing in your lunchbox using the hashtag #BrownBagYork.

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Win prizes with No Sweat, York’s Brown Bag Challenge

I know how those mornings go. 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 today. But what if you were … 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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How to save yourself from mindless eating

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan dietitian Researcher Brian Wansink, relays some important findings about how Americans eat in his book Mindless Eating. Through Wansink’s experiments (some rather funny, like the ever filling soup bowl) researchers determined that basically, if there’s food in sight – … Continue reading

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Four WellSpan practices write “prescriptions” for fruits and vegetables

It might sound like a message on repeat: Eat your fruits and vegetables. But according to a Community Health Needs Assessment for York and Adams counties, a large percentage of adults may not be consuming an adequate amount of vegetables, according … Continue reading

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Healthy ways to take Meatless Monday through the week

By Julie Stefanski Sometimes it starts with just an occasional “Meatless Monday,” or maybe you’ve heard about the plus side of a vegetarian diet and you’re going without meat most days of the week. A nutritionally balanced plant based diet … Continue reading

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