For some people, strict diets and elaborate weight-loss programs can feel like taking a shot in the dark rather than a plan for actual personal improvement. They can be expensive, time-consuming, impersonal and ultimately ineffective.
The '200 Days of Fitness' wellness challenge provided real results to dedicated participants
Chronic diseases can profoundly impact all you do, but the appropriate therapeutic tools and lifestyle changes can improve your quality of life
One of the most common complaints I hear in my primary care practice is about the struggle with trying to lose weight. We live in a culture so food-oriented, it's difficult to convince people to adopt the lifestyle changes necessary to achieve and maintain a normal weight. Unlike other addictions, where you can say “I’ll never take another drink, or take another puff on a cigarette,” one can never say “I’ll never eat another bite.” This is the great dilemma with controlled eating. However, it's possible to lose weight without depriving yourself.
IRMC offers Why Weight program for weight management
Taking 10 minutes to complete an HRA can improve your quality of life
Mt. Morris school nurse takes control of his weight starting with the district's body challenge
Armstrong's new building features quality fitness equipment and delicious dining options.
What you should know about folic acid and folate and how they affect your body.
District staff turns to curling to build camaraderie and have a little fun.
Research has found broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and other cruciferous vegetables, lead to a lower risk of breast cancer.
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.
Put quality ingredients into the deep freeze for healthy food that benefits you, your time and budget.
Wellness Coordinator Bill Bowe helps bring healthier options to school vending machines that adhere to federal standards.
See which district was crowned the winner of Clyde-Savannah and Lyons CSD’s 10-week Move It Challenge.
In honor of National Mediterranean Diet Month in May, dine on delicious, fresh foods inspired by this heart-healthy diet.
District supervisor of school nutrition Debbi Beauvais creates a new tastes program to get kids to try new, tasty treats.
Cris Kostiuk and Brandon Allison share how they trained for and completed the 34-mile, one-day hike.
Expert tips for altering your workouts for two types of changing bodies: pregnant women and seniors.
From specialty butcher shops to grocery stores, unusual meats are beginning to take up more refrigerator space. For many people, it’s a matter of experimenting with something new. But adding some exotic meats to your diet can also benefit your health.
The difference between being active and being sedentary could be a matter of life and death.
5 heart-healthy food switch-ups you can use to makeover your meals without sacrificing flavor.
Executive chef Joe Comunale trained Seneca Valley School District’s cooks in techniques to improve the taste and nutrition of their schools' menus.
Pittsburgh Pirates strength and conditioning coach Brendon Huttman shares his top tips for creating and sticking to a fitness schedule all winter long.
Our fitness expert, ISSA-certified trainer Spenser Nobles, shows you four moves to get your arms ready for their warm-weather reveal.
We are approaching what are probably the most common “cheat” eating days—the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. By planning ahead and following a few simple tips, you can resist overindulging during the holidays, and beyond.
Yoga students and instructors say people are dropping their preconceived notions about yoga being a mostly spiritual or even religious experience, and waking up the fact it can be a great way to build strength and release stress, all while working up a sweat.
It’s autumn, and the markets are filled with a harvest of carrots, parsnips beets and turnips, loaded with fiber and vitamin C. But how do you eat these rich root vegetables? Chef Jeffory McLean, of the New York Wine and Culinary Institute, offers some tips on buying and preparing seasonal root vegetables, just in time for comfort food.
Eating local means eating seasonally. This recipe incorporates butternut squash and cranberries, which are both in season right now in Western New York.
It’s what’s inside that counts. Some kids go the whole day without eating lunch at school. And then there are students who eat junk food, and find their health—and schoolwork—stuffers. Check out nine fun and simple ways to zing up their lunches, and keep them full.