By Eliza Mellion, M.S. This Valentine’s Day, don’t forget that—thanks to the American Heart Association—February is American Heart Month! It can be hard to resist the chocolates, candy hearts, and pink-frosted cupcakes that this holiday brings. While it’s fun to shower our loved ones with …Continue Reading Love Your Heart This Valentine’s Day!
By Federika Garcia Muchacho and Meaghan Sutherland Have you ever felt like you are eating or craving some foods when you aren’t even hungry? Do you go right to the fridge or pantry when you’re feeling stressed? Do you try to multitask when you …Continue Reading Mindful Eating!
Our much-beloved New England Patriots are contending for the Super Bowl again this year! And the big questions are…who will you watch the game with? What will the best commercial be? And, let’s face it—what goodies are we going to eat? Back in the days …Continue Reading Super Bowl Picnic!
We all know the common New Year’s resolutions this time of year: losing weight, getting more organized and catching up on sleep are at the top of many people’s lists! But chances are, many women, in particular, are overlooking an important addition to their list: …Continue Reading Folic Acid for the Future!
It’s January. And I can tell…not from the wintry weather or the after-Christmas sales…but from the number of prospective members I see getting tours of the gym while I’m trying to fit in my (less frequent than I’d like) workout. January 1st marks the start …Continue Reading Tackling Your New Year’s Resolutions!
By Yinan Jia As we head in to winter, have you been wondering if there are healthier ways to enjoy some of the season’s favorites? If you’re watching your salt intake, you might be surprised by the amount of sodium you are actually eating. The …Continue Reading Let’s Spice Up This Winter!
Did you know that milk is a local food? In just 48 hours, milk travels from the cow to a grocery store near you! Recently, a group of WIC nutritionists from across the state had the opportunity to visit Great Brook Farm in Carlisle, …Continue Reading Milk is a Local Food!
By Tracey Munson and Meaghan Sutherland The holiday season is on our doorstep, accompanied by an endless supply of gravy, fudge, gingerbread, and figgy pudding (okay, maybe not that last one). While enjoying some of these foods is something we look forward to every year, …Continue Reading Keeping the Balance During the Holiday Season!
An extra set of hands in the kitchen can be really helpful… especially on holidays! This Thanksgiving, try holiday cooking with your kids as a fantastic family activity! When having a fun and memorable experience with food and nutrition, kids will not only become more …Continue Reading Holiday Helpers
By Terri Mendoza and Jocelyn Brault The holiday season can be a difficult time for people who are trying to keep an eye on what they eat and how active they are. For the nearly 28 million Americans who have type 2 diabetes, this time …Continue Reading This November, Don’t Take a Break from Managing Your Diabetes!
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