Turn Your “Cheats” into “Treats:” How to Escape the Diet Mentality

At Yes Health, we try to avoid using the words “cheat” and “cheat days.” Why? Because cheating implies some foods are inherently “bad.” We take a more holistic view when it comes to nutrition and diet: no one eats pristinely all of the time, it’s just not sustainable. (Who here is perfect? Not us!) Allowing … Continue reading Turn Your “Cheats” into “Treats:” How to Escape the Diet Mentality

The Many Health Benefits of HIIT Workouts

No time to exercise? But still striving to fit a great workout into your day (especially after lots of driving and sitting and more driving)? It’s high time you tried high-intensity interval training (HIIT).  What is HIIT? HIIT integrates short bursts of intense exercise (i.e. sprinting, biking, jump rope, burpees, stairs, etc.) with low-intensity recovery periods … Continue reading The Many Health Benefits of HIIT Workouts

Healthy Habit Heroes: Joy’s Story

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: stories@yeshealth.com. When Joy was diagnosed with prediabetes and high cholesterol last year, she felt like her health was … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Joy’s Story

17 Ways to Eat Healthy on the Go

Summer is a busy travel time–whether you’re taking planes, trains and automobiles for play or work, or a little of both. Add in some general, every-day busyness and it’s easy to let healthy eating fly out the window. Keep your diet on track with these 17 tips from the Yes Health coach team:  Prep your … Continue reading 17 Ways to Eat Healthy on the Go

20 healthy tips for eating on a budget

Preparing healthy meals every week on a tight budget can seem daunting, but it can definitely be done–and done deliciously well! Try these 20 tips from our coach team to help you keep costs down and get more nutritional bang for your buck. Create a weekly meal plan. Pick a day to plan your meals and snacks … Continue reading 20 healthy tips for eating on a budget

Top Protein Powder Picks

If you’ve recently strolled down the supplement aisle in your local health food store, chances are you’ve been overwhelmed by the choices in protein powders. We’re here to help answer your questions and decipher the differences so you can choose the one that’s right for you. What is protein? Think of protein as the building … Continue reading Top Protein Powder Picks

Meet the Yes Health Coaches

Yes Health knows that getting and staying healthy is easier (and a lot more fun) with a partner. Our coaches are experienced and trusted nutritionists, registered dietitians and fitness trainers who are passionate about stopping diabetes. They work one-on-one with our members to help them develop healthy habits that last a lifetime.  We are proud to introduce you to some … Continue reading Meet the Yes Health Coaches

The Top 10 Artificial Ingredients to Avoid

The very best way to sidestep artificial ingredients is to eat whole foods as much as possible. But, chances are, even if you’re already eating a (mostly) whole foods diet, some processed foods are sneaking their way in. And in that case, reading labels is invaluable. Food companies use more than 3,000 food additives in their … Continue reading The Top 10 Artificial Ingredients to Avoid

Strength Training Tips for Beginners

Strength training is a key piece of everyone’s weight-loss puzzle. It raises your resting metabolic rate (RMR) to help you burn more calories throughout the day, and it decreases your chance of injuries, allowing you to age with grace. But if you’ve never done strength training, it can be intimidating to know exactly where and … Continue reading Strength Training Tips for Beginners

Healthy Habit Heroes: Rhonda’s Story

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: stories@yeshealth.com. Last fall, Rhonda’s employer announced a health-related test pilot to see if preventative programs could help insurers … Continue reading Healthy Habit Heroes: Rhonda’s Story