A Lifelong Approach to Healthy Living

While good health can begin with exercise, it’s also about nutrition and prevention. Adopting lifelong healthy habits like a balanced diet can help you combat chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

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Healthy Recipes from the Y


Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, time consuming, or expensive! Browse our selection of easy-to-follow recipes created by Chef Gary, our Director of Healthy Eating. Whether you’re looking for meals, sides, or snacks, we have something for you.

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Virtual Chef

Get expert help in the kitchen from our very own Director of Healthy Eating, Chef Gary Appelsies! Fill out our Virtual Chef form to ask specific questions about healthy eating, nutrition, and much more to put healthy meals on the table for your family!

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Healthy Hearts Initiative

Unfortunately, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for most people regardless of gender, ethnicity, and race, and current lifestyle trends are causing this problem to continue to grow. While the statistics can be alarming, you can help reverse this trend by making your heart health a priority.

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