Bread is a staple in the American diet, so it’s no wonder we constantly obsess over it. It’s just sometimes hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, so to speak, when it comes to making healthier choices.
Veggie and protein-rich salads can be a smart choice any time of day. But too much dressing can send your meal deep into the red zone. Here are four tips, plus a few DIY recipes from our coaches to help you find and make your own healthier options.
Welcome back to our “Healthy Habit Heroes” blog series, where we share members’ stories in their own words about their experiences with Yes Health. Want to join the “Triple-H Club?” Reach out to your coach in our app or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Matt thought of himself as a pretty healthy eater–at least most of the time. And he was active, … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Matt’s Story
We all know it’s good to move our bodies, but it’s super easy for life get in the way. Not a gym person? Traveling? Tight on time? On a budget? Bored with your usual exercise routine? No problem. Happily, there are plenty of fun (or at least satisfying) things you can do to burn some … Continue reading 39 Ways to Add More Movement to Your Life
Eating with the seasons means enjoying the freshest produce possible. This translates to more flavor and nutrient density (e.g. the most vitamins, minerals, disease-fighting antioxidants and other beneficial phytonutrients for the fewest calories). Because they’re more abundant, seasonal fruits and veggies are also a good value. Tastier and more affordable produce may lead you to … Continue reading What’s in Season? The Best Fruits & Veggies to Eat Right Now
It’s not just our imaginations. Animals make us feel good. Just watching them (kitten videos, anyone?) or being in their presence can have a calming effect and put us in a good mood. They can also help us stay mentally and physically fit. Here are 10 important ways pets (be they furred, finned or feathered) … Continue reading 10 Ways Pets Keep Us Healthy
Welcome back to our “Healthy Habit Heroes” blog series, where we share members’ stories in their own words about their experiences with Yes Health. Want to join the “Triple H Club?” Reach out to your coach in our app or email: email@example.com. Jenny weighed 195 pounds at her annual checkup–considered obese at 5’6”. Her blood work showed she was … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Jenny’s Story
Research tells us we are most definitely what we eat. And while it’s true that eating healthy, balanced meals will help keep our blood sugars in check and ward off extra weight, it will also help us manage our moods. A basic approach to eating for emotional health includes not letting yourself get too hungry … Continue reading 5 Foods That Boost Your Mood
It’s March, people! This means we’re about to gain a whole glorious hour of daylight. (Hooray!) With this season-switching signal comes the desire to do some serious spring cleaning–including ditching beliefs and behaviors that no longer serve us. So, the question is, what’s the best way to break an unhealthy habit? While there isn’t a … Continue reading 5 Ways to Break an Unhealthy Habit
So, you’ve committed to a healthy diet and things are going swimmingly so far. (Yassss!) You’re feeling good–more energetic. Maybe you’ve even dropped a few pounds. Then your friends invite you to meet them at your local pizza place for slices and beer. Now what? The Yes Health Coaches to the rescue! Because life simply … Continue reading How to “Healthify” Pizza, Tacos, Alcohol & Dessert