Halloween es uno de los días más dulces del año. Para la mayoría de nosotros, niños y adultos, Halloween es una excusa para disfrutar con una gran cantidad de dulces. Afortunadamente, este día escalofriante puede ser saludable y a la misma vez divertido. Se preguntará …Continue Reading ¡Un Halloween saludable!
Halloween is one of the sweetest days of the year. For most of us—children AND adults—Halloween is an excuse to indulge in a frightening amount of candy. Fortunately, this spooky day can be healthier and still be fun. How? Read on! · Hand out non-food …Continue Reading A Healthier Halloween!
In this age of technology you might find your kids watching TV, playing video games, online, or constantly texting. What ever happened to running outside and playing sports? If this is a memory of your childhood but not your child’s, it’s time to get active …Continue Reading Get Involved-Get Kids Active!
This week’s farmers’ markets will have an abundance of veggies like tomatoes, corn, squash, celery and eggplant along with apples, peaches raspberries and watermelon. Need I say more? It’s obvious that summer is in full swing! Although we’re long past Independence Day celebrations, for many …Continue Reading A Salute to the Kernel!
One of my favorite summer treats are fresh tomatoes, either from my garden (if my green thumb holds out) or from my local farmer’s market. I sometimes run out of ideas for fresh tomato recipes and hate to see them spoil if I can’t eat …Continue Reading Tomatoes: Taste From the Farmers’ Market
Posted by: Lynn DiTaranto, Department of Public Health. Lynn is a Nutrition Education Specialist with DPH. If you have ever eaten pumpkins, chances are canned pumpkin puree is what you are used to when creating delicious desserts such as pies, breads and other …Continue Reading Please Pass the Pumpkin!
Posted by: Meghan Mueller, Department of Public Health Meghan is the State Breastfeeding Coordinator for DPH. Controversy over consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) versus sugar has been a hot topic in the news for as long as I can remember. Recently, HFCS found itself back …Continue Reading What’s in a name? High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Corn Sugar
Posted by: Meghan Mueller, Department of Public Health Meghan is the State Breastfeeding Coordinator for DPH. After recently getting married and graduating from grad school in addition to my full time job, I know how difficult it can be to get a healthy dinner on the …Continue Reading Don’t let dinner catch you by surprise!
Posted by: Rachel Colchamiro, Department of Public Health Rachel is the Director of Nutrition Services for the Masscausetts WIC Program I don’t know about you, but I find myself struggling this summer every time I begin the process of packing my kids’ lunchboxes for …Continue Reading The Lunch Box Dilemma
Posted by: Meghan Morse, Department of Public Health Meghan is the new State Breastfeeding Coordinator for DPH. It’s that time of the year again; World Breastfeeding Week! World Breastfeeding Week, observed August 1-7, serves to celebrate and raise awareness of breastfeeding. This year the theme is “Just 10 …Continue Reading Baby-Friendly Breastfeeding?