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Healthy Living Blog

Information and inspiration to help you make a habit out of living healthy.


3 Classic Holiday Dishes Made Healthier

Monday, November 20, 2017
The Y’s Registered Dietitians put a healthier spin on their favorite holiday dishes. Check out these recipes you can feel good about bringing to gatherings or serving at home. ... Read More


Keep These 5 Foods Stocked in Your Fridge

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
When you open the refrigerator door, it's important to find healthy options. Here's our quick list of what to keep on hand. ... Read More


Banish These 6 Items from Your Fridge

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
What do you have hiding in your refrigerator? Here's a look at some of the worst things we keep in our favorite appliance. ... Read More


Eat Local: Healthier Meat and Three

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Southern style food doesn't exactly bring about thoughts of healthy eating, but that doesn't mean we have to avoid it. Here are five tips for a healthier meat and three. ... Read More


The Best Foods for Controlling Blood Sugar

Thursday, October 26, 2017
What you eat can help battle chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes. Let’s look each food group to identify which items are best for controlling blood sugar. ... Read More


Ask the RDs: Should I eat only organic produce?

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Jen offers 5 suggestions for choosing produce. ... Read More


No Tricks, Just Healthy Halloween Treats!

Saturday, October 21, 2017
While having a couple pieces of candy during the Halloween season is completely acceptable, the problems begin when that occasional indulgence becomes a daily or twice-daily habit. ... Read More


Eat Local: Healthier Hot Chicken

Thursday, October 19, 2017
How can you get the taste of hot chicken without ruining your diet? Make your own healthier version! We have tips for lightening up this Nashville classic. ... Read More


Ask the RDs: When and What Should I Eat Before a Workout?

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Food gives us the energy we need during exercise, but it can also leave us feeling sick. So what’s the best way to fuel up? ... Read More


5 Qualities of People with Healthy Habits

Thursday, October 05, 2017
When it comes to behavior change, there are a few factors that set the achievers apart from those who fall short of their goals. ... Read More


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