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A Milestone for Moms and Babies! Posted on Aug 2

A Milestone for Moms and Babies!

Posted by: Ellen Tolan, RD, LDN, IBCLC   Just in time for World Breastfeeding Week, there is great news for moms and babies! Massachusetts has officially become only the second state in the US to be Bag Free! All birthing hospitals and centers in the   …Continue Reading A Milestone for Moms and Babies!

A healthy lunch: This year’s hottest back-to-school fashion Posted on Sep 8

A healthy lunch: This year’s hottest back-to-school fashion

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health   All across Massachusetts, you can hear the school bells ringing again. If you’re a parent, you know what that means – busy mornings getting the kids ready and out the door with backpacks and lunch bags in hand.   …Continue Reading A healthy lunch: This year’s hottest back-to-school fashion

Super Bowl Snacks Posted on Feb 4

Super Bowl Snacks

  Posted by: Lynn DiTaranto, Department of Public Health.   Lynn is a Nutrition Education Specialist with DPH.     February 6th is fast approaching and always a great excuse to get together with friends and family. Let’s face it—we all like to enjoy the   …Continue Reading Super Bowl Snacks

Healthy Holiday Eating Posted on Dec 7

Healthy Holiday Eating

  Posted by: Lynn DiTaranto, Department of Public Health.   Lynn is a Nutrition Education Specialist with DPH.     It’s December and holiday foods are on my mind (and maybe yours too). Making healthy food choices can be tough, especially where festive snacks and   …Continue Reading Healthy Holiday Eating