What time do you tuck yourself in each night? Your answer may be more important than you think.
We love smoothies for lots of reasons: they’re quick, easy to make and taste delicious. Plus, they make us feel like we’re starting the day off right. The problem is, some smoothies aren’t quite as good for us as we might think.
Welcome back to our “Ask the Coaches” series, where we feature questions from Yes Health members answered by our expert coaching team.
Studies tell us that home cooked meals are a main ingredient in a healthy diet. People who frequently cook their own food consume fewer calories, carbs, sugar and fat (even if they aren’t trying to lose weight) than those who cook less and eat out more, according to Johns[...]
Welcome to the first installment of our new “Ask the Coaches” series, where we feature questions from Yes Health subscribers answered by our expert coaching team. With summer farmer’s markets bursting at the seams and a flurry of recent articles touting the health benefits of[...]
Summer is in the air—and with it comes BBQs, picnics and, if you have a sweet tooth, drippy ice cream cones! A little sugary treat now and then is okay. (The Yes Health coaches generally encourage moderation across the board.) Sugar gives us an instant energy boost, but what[...]
Going out for a meal can sometimes feel like an all-or-nothing proposition: we either overeat unhealthy foods and feel guilty afterwards or we miss out on all the fun. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be this way. Eating at restaurants and cafes can be enjoyable AND healthy with[...]
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.
Our fitness guru Coach Kate wanted a more dynamic way to introduce Yes Health members to new exercises. Writing lengthy descriptions seemed to strip them of their fun (boring!) and still left people with questions about proper form and how to make safe modifications. It also[...]