Vineland YMCA Celebrates Healthy Kids Day

Source: The YMCA of Vineland participated in the annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active throughout the summer. Healthy Kids Day is part of the Y’s national initiative to improve...

4 Reasons to Implement School Wellness

Source: NJ April 24-28 marks the fifth year of celebration for Every Kid Healthy Week (EKHW). The goal is to bring both awareness and recognition to schools across the nation who are dedicating time to improving health and wellness and cultivating the school...

How To Protect An At-Risk Heart

Source: Courier-Post Online Pat Bottino, 64, of Newfield, knew his mother and father both had heart disease, but never really worried about how it may affect him – especially when he was younger. But now he is living with heart disease, he has hardening of the arteries, and tries...

A little meat on the side, please: The Flexitarian Diet

Source: Courier Post Online Years before she wrote her first book, Dawn Jackson Blatner, a well-known registered and licensed dietician and cooking instructor, had been hiding a secret. Despite her passion for a healthful vegetarian lifestyle and serving as a nutritional expert...

Your gut is at the root of your health

Source: Asbury Park Press Trust me, if you told me that a certain food was causing me to have health issues, I wouldn’t have believed you – I probably would have laughed. I didn’t understand the connection between what we put in our mouths and what manifested as yucky symptoms in...

Healthy reasons for eating chocolate every day

Source: Huffington Post Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: eating...