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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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Building Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

Herbs are fun to grow and, thankfully, you don’t need your own yard space to cultivate them! There are many ways to pot herbs indoors so you can add fresh thyme, rosemary, parsley, and others to your meals. Cooking with

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The 2016 Healthy Family Fun Health and Wellness Resource Guide

Whether you’re a Boston native or new to the area, Boston has plenty of fun and unique experiences to offer its residents. We’ve highlighted a bunch here on the website—from the Charles River Esplanade to the Emerald Necklace to Daily

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8 ways to enjoy Thanksgiving without overeating

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and, as always, there’s a lot to look forward to. Every year, families gather to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food. For most, the day revolves around the main Thanksgiving meal, which often

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Four ways to have a candy-free Halloween!

It’s the spookiest, creepiest time of year: Halloween! Over the next week, Boston slowly transforms into one giant haunted city, as witches, ghosts, and goblins fill the streets and shadowy jack-o-lanterns appear on every stoop. But, if your kids are

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Pass on the salt, please!

Most people in the U.S. today eat too much sodium, mainly in the form of salt. After all, salt is in almost all of the food we buy—especially processed food—even if we can’t directly taste it. Unfortunately, eating too much

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‘Tis the season…for fruits and veggies

These days, health (and environmental) experts are continually advising us to eat fresh and local foods – but what exactly does that mean? The best way to make sure the food you eat is fresh and local is to keep

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New nutritional labels coming to a store near you!

When it comes to the food we eat, labels matter. Whether a menu at a restaurant or a label on a package, the information we see can influence what we choose to eat or not eat. Unfortunately, a lot of

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Kick start your immune system with these fun foods

This year’s milder weather seems to have also brought a milder flu season. But recent reports show that flu rates in the Boston area are rising and the flu will continue to circulate until Spring. Even if your family has

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A home cook’s best friend

Try these tips for finding and using the best cookbooks for your family

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