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A happier, healthier you

Welcome to our new “Healthy Habit Heroes” blog series, where we share members’ stories, in their own words, about their experiences with Yes Health.

Drinking diet beverages and using artificial sweeteners on our foods instead of real sugar can sound like a smart, easy way to cut calories and lose weight. But it’s not the “magic bullet” it might seem.

Carbohydrates sometimes get a bad rap. But the truth is, they’re an important part of a healthy diet and have heaps of benefits. At Yes Health we’re not into labeling food as “good” or “bad.” But we will say, all carbs are definitely not created equal. 

by Dr. Suneil Koliwad, senior medical advisor for Yes Health 

A lot of us at Yes Health have been dragging this week. It’s surprising what a difference “springing forward” an hour can make! There are, of course, plenty of upsides to having more daylight.

by Dr. Suneil Koliwad, senior medical advisor for Yes Health 

It might sound counterintuitive, but eating fat can help us maintain a healthy weight. It can also be good for our heart (and hair, nails, skin and so many other organs). The most important thing is knowing what kinds of fats to choose. During the fat-free craze that began in[...]

Sometimes we get so busy taking care of everyone around us, we forget to take care of ourselves. Remember that line from the airplane safety videos? “Please put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others.” Well, it’s time to make it your mantra. Taking care of yourself is[...]

Fiber might not seem like the sexiest of subjects (especially if MetaMUCIL commercials come to mind), but it’s a crucial part of a healthy diet. Fiber helps us stabilize our blood sugar levels, manage our weight (by helping us feel full after meals) and keep our colons happy. 

by Dr. Suneil Koliwad, senior medical advisor for Yes Health 

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