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

Holiday Cooking with the Coaches

The last few weeks of the year can be the perfect time to create new, healthy traditions with your friends and family–especially in the kitchen. As a special treat, the coaches are sharing their favorite holiday recipes, including low-sugar sweets, delicious sides and savory, veggie-rich breakfasts to warm up you you and your guests on chilly winter mornings. Coach … Continue reading Holiday Cooking with the Coaches

Ask the Coaches: How Can I Eat Less Sugar This Holiday Season?

‘Tis the season of giving, and that includes sugary treats–and lots of them–especially in the office. Even if you’re committed to packing or going out for healthy lunches, the cookies, candy and leftover pie that beckon from the break room can challenge even the strongest of wills. (As if the holidays weren’t already tough enough!) So, knowing this is our reality, … Continue reading Ask the Coaches: How Can I Eat Less Sugar This Holiday Season?

More Ways to Give Thanks (It’s Good for Your Health!)

This time of year, we hear the word “gratitude” a lot. But what does it really mean to make feeling thankful a part of our daily lives, and why is it important to our health?  People who regularly give thanks for what they have (rather than focusing on the things they don’t) report a greater sense of satisfaction and a … Continue reading More Ways to Give Thanks (It’s Good for Your Health!)

Ask the Coaches: What Are the Healthiest Plant Protein Sources?

Q. I’m vegan and prediabetic. What are the healthiest plant protein sources for me to eat? A.  Getting enough protein without loading up on too many carbs can be a challenge for anyone who eats a vegan diet–and this can be especially tricky for a prediabetic person. Higher-protein diets promote healthy brain function, muscle strength, faster … Continue reading Ask the Coaches: What Are the Healthiest Plant Protein Sources?

Ask the Coaches: How can I stay in shape with an injury?

In a word, being injured–whether it’s a sprained ankle, sensitive low back or bum knee — sucks. Besides the pain and limited mobility, waiting to heal from an injury can feel isolating and frustrating, especially if it’s putting your health goals on hold.   The good news is, with your doctor’s permission and some modifications specific to your injury, you don’t have … Continue reading Ask the Coaches: How can I stay in shape with an injury?

Spring Clean Your Life to Make Room for New, Healthy Habits

‘Tis the season to get rid of what no longer serves you to create more space for the things that do. Refocusing your attention on trying new-to-you healthy foods and fitting in more time for exercise and stillness (and big gulps of fresh air) can lead to better overall health and well-being. Ready to kick off some small-but-important changes you … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Life to Make Room for New, Healthy Habits