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The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

November 29, 2018
Really, we know how we should eat, but that understanding is continually undermined by hyperbolic headlines, internet echo chambers, and predatory profiteers all too happy to peddle purposefully addictive junk food and nutrition-limiting fad diets. Eating well remains difficult not because it’s complicated but because the choices are hard even when they’re clear.


Even a 10-Minute Walk May Be Good for the Brain

October 24, 2018
Ten minutes of mild exercise can immediately alter how certain parts of the brain communicate and coordinate with one another and improve memory function. Michael Yassa, the director of the U.C. Irvine Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory reports that “We are not talking about marathons. It looks like people can improve their memories with a short walk or an easy session of something like yoga or tai chi." Gretchen Reynolds The New York Times


Healthy Delta Community Needs Assessment

September 21, 2018
In January 2016, the Healthy York County Coalition released results of the Delta Healthy Living Assessment. This assessment, which included key informant interviews and a survey of patrons of the Mason Dixon Community Center, recommended additional study to determine next steps.


Diabetes Resource Guide

June 19, 2018
The Diabetes Coalition of York County has developed a resource guide . . .


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Walking may be a good way to help people who are inactive become physically active.  Walking does not require special skills, facilities, or expensive equipment and is an easy physical activity to begin and maintain as part of a physically active lifestyle.  Most people are able to walk, and many people with disabilities are able to walk or move with assistive devices, such as wheelchairs or walkers.  In addition, walking is a year-round activity that can be one indoors or outdoors. 

 

US Surgeon General’s Office 2015