I don’t love working out. Physical activity is not something I crave, it’s something I have to make myself do. It’s always been a struggle for me to keep active, but throughout my life I’ve found things that worked for me: high school sports, going …Continue Reading Why Stroller Rides Aren’t for Me
The other night, my parents took me and my fiancé* out to eat. My mom likes to keep the conversation light, and as usual, asked questions like “what was your favorite memory as a kid?” and “what would you rather have, a beach house or …Continue Reading My Journey Back to Watermelon
If you’re trying to find a fun way to get in shape this summer, you’re in luck! There are tons of great opportunities for free exercise programs in Boston this summer, available through the Esplanade Association, from July 8, 2013 until August 30, 2013 — …Continue Reading Free Summer Exercise Opportunities in Boston
Last Thursday, we pulled up to the MDPH Southeast Regional Health Offices Building where two smiling faces came out to greet us. Mass in Motion New Bedford coordinator Pauline Hamel and Healthy Living Consultant Kim Ferreira then jumped into a car, told us …Continue Reading A Taste of New Bedford
Lani Telian, Department of Public Health The other night, my parents took me and my fiancé out to eat. My mom likes to keep the conversation light, and as usual, asked questions like “what was your favorite memory as a kid?” …Continue Reading My Journey back to Watermelon
Lani Telian, Department of Public Health That’s right! For all you fair weather market-fans out there, there are farmers’ markets up and functioning in the cold weather, too! Local farmers work all year long to produce fresh fruits and vegetables, and more …Continue Reading Farmers’ Markets…in February?
Lani Telian, Department of Public Health This year, I’m basing my diet completely on subs. Not footlong subs – I’m focusing on small substitutions. As a girl with strong family ties, and family values that are strongly tied to food, its been hard …Continue Reading The Year of Substitutions
Lani Telian, Department of Public Health More and more communities are making changes within their town or city’s walls that aim to increase healthy eating and active living. And for many Mass in Motion communities, making the healthy choice the easy choice …Continue Reading Mass in Motion: Communities making a real difference
Lani Telian, Department of Public Health With the cold weather on its way and the Farmers’ Market season coming to an end, fresh produce is limited—and expensive—in Massachusetts. That means many of us will be looking at frozen and canned foods as alternatives to …Continue Reading Different Season, Different Grocery Aisle: Canned and Frozen F&V’s
Lani Telian, Department of Public Health When it comes to expiration dates, there is a lot of confusion between the dates listed on food packages. This misunderstanding can cause you to get sick from eating foods with high levels of bacteria. Between “Use …Continue Reading Keep it Safe: Know your expiration dates
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