Community supported agriculture (CSA) provides people with local, fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables.
One of the best fruits of the summertime season is the little but powerful blueberry. Not only are blueberries delicious, but they’re packed with antioxidants, low in calories, high in fiber, and help ward off harmful free radicals, which can protect the body …Continue Reading It’s Blueberry Season!
The hottest thing since couscous, many believe quinoa is just another trendy grain. But this bulbous seed actually belongs to a species of leafy plants in the “goosefoot family:” a close relative of spinach, the beet – and if you can believe it – the tumbleweed (roll on, outlaw).
Posted by: Gwen Stewart in the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention Nunca pensé que sería una de esas personas que van al trabajo en sus bicicletas. No quería tener que estar esquivando los vehículos en calles muy transitadas. No quería llegar sudada cuando me …Continue Reading ¿Debería ir al trabajo en bicicleta?
Last month, I met up with Amanda Ryder of MetroWest Moves to get a taste of their Healthy Dining program, and let me tell you, I was not disappointed!
Michael See, MS, RCEP, CDE, CPHWC Michael is the Past President of Massachusetts Association of Clinical Exercise Physiologists More than half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug, with one in six taking three or more. And while we’re living longer …Continue Reading Have you taken your medicine today?
Going for a walk is always nice, but I tend to get bored looking at paved sidewalks. That’s why I love hiking: walking 2.0 with a whole lot of adventure.
Posted by: Gwen Stewart in the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention I did not think I wanted to be a bike commuter. I did not want to dodge cars on busy streets. I did not want to be sweaty when I sat down for …Continue Reading To Bike or Not to Bike: That Is The Question
Do you take the stairs? I mean, most of us use stairs at some point, usually because we have to. But when faced with a choice between climbing stairs and cruising on the elevator, which way do you go? As we’re about to …Continue Reading Are you up for the climb?
Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the MA Department of Public Health When’s the last time you hula hooped? I never learned how as a kid. But one day last year – in a very manic moment – …Continue Reading Hula Hooping – Playing for Exercise