Holiday Trimmings

By Darcy Fugate, Personal Trainer, Tillamook YMCA The holidays are almost here, filled with fun, family, fellowship and food. Lots of food and treats, which means that most of us gain a few pounds over the holidays.  It’s hard not to and then we make that New Years Resolution and hope to drop those extra […]

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Tobacco – the Good, the Bad, and the Profit Motive

By Clark Miller, LCSW National indicators seem to show significant reductions in tobacco use (cigarette smoking) over past years. What does that mean? It’s not clear why smoking has decreased.  Could it be due to increased costs, prevention efforts, switching to e-cigarettes, attention in young people switched to texting and personal devices? The trend looks […]

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Exercise & Type 2 Diabetes

By Michelle Jenck, YOW Coordinator Adventist Health’s annual “Diabetes & You” seminar is Tuesday, November 7th.  Local medical professionals will present information about Diabetes prevention and management, including the impacts on dental and eye health.  The event will be held at the Tillamook Adventist Church, 2610 First Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Diabetes […]

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RECIPE: Mini-Cabbages Pack Nutrient Punch

A Fall-weather favorite Brussels sprouts contain excellent levels of vitamins C and K, with more moderate amounts of B vitamins, such as folic acid and vitamin B6; essential minerals and fiber exist in lesser amounts. Brussels sprouts, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contain sulforaphane, a phytochemical under basic research for its potential anticancer properties. […]

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RECIPE: Pumpkin Muffins

  By Debbie Lane, Branch Operations Specialist, Oregon Food Bank Recipe Source: Cooking Light Number of servings: 18 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 25 minute Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup golden raisins […]

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Living Tobacco Free

By J.R. Becraft, MPH and Michelle Jenck, M.Ed. Want to find freedom from nicotine and tobacco products?  For many it’s a tough challenge.  The basics of behavior change are similar for most people.  It helps to begin by identifying where we are in the “Stages of Change” to determine what our next steps might be. […]

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RECIPE: Tuna (or Salmon) Pasta Salad

A quick and easy salad – that you can make your own with a variety of vegetables, herbs, fresh or dried, canned tuna or salmon.  Or use different shapes of pasta for more fun variety Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  6 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 minutes  Ingredients: […]

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RECIPE: Ramen Noodles with Vegetables

By Jessica Linnell, Assistant Professor of Practice, Family & Community Health, Oregon State University Extension Recipe Source: Adapted from Food Hero Asian Beef and Noodles www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  6 cups Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 25 minute Ingredients: 1⁄2 pound any type of pre-cooked meat (beef, pork, chicken, fish, shellfish) 2 cups […]

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