For anyone considering a plant-based diet as part of a healthier lifestyle, you might want to hear what Sarah Goodenough has to say.
After serial dieting with no results, two women finally found ways that work
CCAC's Dr. Michael J. Self, Sr. shares his experience of self-discovery
Two employees introduce a series of 6-Day Eat Clean Challenges to help participants lose weight and change their lifestyle
Gaining a new perspective on weight loss and healthy living can help you lose excess weight and get fit.
Danette shares how she trained for her triathlon, and how you, too, can train for a race of any length or type.
Waist shaping belts may provide short-term shaping benefits, but do results hold up in the long run?
If your weight loss has hit a plateau, there are some simple ways you can restart it.
When one half of this cycling duo took a bad spill, everything went as well as could be expected, thanks to expert planning. Find out how you can follow their lead.
Districts host fun, active community events to support food pantries
Two new Wellness Coordinators bring fresh ideas to their districts
Paint Party Fun
How eating the right kinds of fats can provide a fitness boost.
Walt Disney Elementary’s second annual health fair was a success, providing tons of interactive exhibits and healthy info for attendees.
Follow easy strategies to get your heart health on the right track, starting today.
Churchville-Chili High School girls swim team raised money to help out a teammate whose now-late father, had a rare disease.
Why sodium intake recommendations are coming under fire, and how to know what's right for you.
It’s often said that we are what we eat, but most of us never stop to consider how this truism extends well beyond our waking hours. Does what we eat affect our sleep? Does our sleep affect what we eat? The answer is an emphatic “yes” on both counts, according to registered dietitian Sara McQueen, of Grove City Medical Center.
More manufacturers are embracing plant-based alternatives over synthetic food coloring, but experts question whether synthetic food coloring is harmful.
Ontario County dietitian Patricia Dhondt-Campbell gives tips on how to lower the sodium in your diet—and still love your food.
Homer-Center Elementary celebrates 10 years with Project Fit America, while McCreery Elementary introduces the program to its students.
Shrieks of joy could be heard outside East Pike Elementary School in winter 2014 when Leanne Jack took her K-3 students sledding during their physical education classes.
Armstrong's new building features quality fitness equipment and delicious dining options.
Danette takes you on her Ninja Warrior training gym experience. Is it right for you? Find out here.
Practicing tai chi provides a wealth of mental and physical benefits.
Understand what’s good and bad in the world of fat. Plus, get recipes full of good fats.
What you should know about folic acid and folate and how they affect your body.
How to make going meat-free easy
Mount Morris’ Esther Howe shares how she lost 70 pounds.
Losing weight is hard. Keeping it off is even harder. But it helps when you have friends in the battle with you.
The weather is cold, it gets dark earlier and there are all sorts of holiday snacks around. Who can possibly stay in shape during the winter?
Are you confused about carbohydrates? With so many diet trends in the news today, from low-carb to gluten-free, it can be hard to find clear information about carbohydrates.
Despite the frigid cold weather, Cory Allen fills his winters with sledding, ice skating and fun.
BOCES’ Mike Bray and Churchville-Chili’s Dan Ward train for long-distance running, discovering their love of running and revamping their health.
District staff turns to curling to build camaraderie and have a little fun.
Added sugars can wreak havoc on your diet. Follow these tips for controlling how much sugar you eat.
Research has found broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and other cruciferous vegetables, lead to a lower risk of breast cancer.
Tips for how you can ramp up your treadmill routine for a more intense and effective workout.
Sarach Backus and Lisa Hunker raised awareness and funds for breast cancer at the 2015 Dirty Girl Mud Run.
To raise funds for the newly merged girls basketball team, Devin Lorigan organized the district's first Color-A-Thon.
Ontario County employees get excited about healthy snacks with the Wellness Committee’s Healthy Snack Day initiative.
Salads don’t have to be boring! Check out these salad recipes that will satisfy your cravings and have you looking forward to lunchtime salads.
On this fitness adventure, Danette takes you to a zero-gravity float tank, intended to relax your mind and body.
A mountain of research is highlighting what every coffee lover has been yearning to hear: Pour yourself another cup.
Smoothies are gaining in popularity, but they aren't for everyone. Discover if drinking your food is right for you.
Revamp your approach to dessert for healthier options that will quench your cravings for sweets without breaking your calorie bank.
Follow these tips for dealing with stress and anxiety in a healthy way without turning to unhealthy comfort foods.
The Rochester community came together for the annual Excellus BCBS Teacher’s Challenge 5K to raise money for school supplies.