Fall Nutrition Newsletter! - Comments(0) Posted October 10, 2010 Click here to download the Fall Nutrition Newsletter Read more
The Versatile Cranberry - Comments(0) Posted September 9, 2010 The Versatile CranberryCranberries are one of the most popular Thanksgiving and holiday foods. Cooked cranberries can add beautiful color and a tangy flavor your festive holiday meals. Try including them in your favorite hot cereal, cooked rice or... Read more
An Apple a Day! - Comments(0) Posted September 9, 2010 Labor Day and the Hendersonville Apple Festival signal the beginning on apple season in Western North Carolina! Apples are rich in fiber and low in calories. In addition, they contain potassium, Vitamin C and antioxidants. Peanut butter, yogurt or... Read more
Be Active Your Way - September 20-26! - Comments(0) Posted September 9, 2010 Hello friends!It’s time again for Active Aging and YMCA’s America on the Move Week. This year the week runs September 20th -26th.Our Kickoff event this year has been taken outside the YMCA walls and will be held in the Biltmore Square Mall alongside... Read more
Bill Grace Event - Comments(0) Posted September 9, 2010 Bill Grace, Director of the Common Good Works Association, ignited our community with his presentation on Values-based Leadership on August 26th at the North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement on the UNC Asheville Campus. Bill is a social... Read more
Kid Friendly After School Snack Ideas - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2010 Kid Friendly After School Snack IdeasA recent study has shown that kids are now consuming about a fourth of their calories from snacks alone! These calories are often in the form of sweets and soft drinks, poor choices to fuel a growing body and... Read more
Healthy Lunch Challenge & Free Insulated Lunch Tote at EarthFare - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2010 EarthFare has just launched a Healthy Lunch Challenge.  When you sign up, you get a coupon for a FREE lunch tote and then will receive an email every Friday with healthy menu ideas, a shopping list and coupons for healthy lunch items on your... Read more
Packing a Healthful School Lunch - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2010 Bringing a lunch from home can be a healthy alternative to fast food or the a la carte school lunch. You may also save money in the process. When packing a lunch, think of the food groups as your guide. For example:1. Peanut butter mixed with... Read more
A Better Way to Lead - Free Community Event! - Comments(0) Posted August 8, 2010 Hello Everyone!On August 26th at 10am, at the NC Center for Creative Retirement, keynote speaker Bill Grace (social justice activist and architect of ideas) will be giving a talk on “A Better Way to Lead”.  He will discuss the positive... Read more
The Truth about Vitamins and Supplements - Comments(1) Posted August 8, 2010 Have you ever noticed how many different kinds of supplements are in drug stores? Hundreds of different vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements are sold in our supermarkets and stores. The market is huge for supplements and many are packaged with... Read more


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