Diet

Leanwashing Index allows consumers to rate the effectiveness of products.

Consumers Grade Health Products On Leanwashing Index

Consumer advocates created the “Leanwashing Index” so people can help one another sort through the marketing clutter.

04/16/2012

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa take a bite of an apple. (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lose Calories While Eating: Just Think C.H.E.W.

Dietician Leslie Bonci along with Prevention Magazine, came up with an acronym to help people make calories work.

02/16/2012

A doctor examines an x-ray of a patient with gout.

Simple Steps Can Decrease Risk Of Developing Gout

Gout, a painful condition that causes severe pain in the joints, is becoming more prevalent.

10/25/2011

sugarproof

Shopping For A Sugar-Proof Diet

Registered dietitian Monique Biddle shares tips on how to satisfy a sweet tooth without facing the risks of too much sugar.

07/18/2011

Bobby Allen and his sister in Cohasset (credit: CBS)

Cohasset Family Starts Campaign To Raise Awareness Of Rare Diseases

A Cohasset family is launching an on-line campaign hoping to raise awareness and research money for rare diseases.

02/22/2011

Gym, Treadmill, Jogging

Diet Resolutions For The New Year

It’s a popular New Years resolution- vowing to get in better shape every year. One local therapist is offering a new book, and a new way to diet.

12/30/2010

The USDA doesn’t officially offer any opinion about whether organic food is safer or more nutritious than non-organic food. It only says that organic standards have been met. This includes the companies that handle or process the foods before they get to the supermarket. That said, organic foods have lower levels of artificial pesticides, are not genetically modified, don’t have artificial hormones, and reduce your exposure to antibiotics.

Weight Watchers Revamps Point System

For the first time in years, Weight Watchers is revamping its tried and true program.

12/07/2010

Wes Welker: The Early Years

Curious: How Healthy Are Frozen Diet Meals?

Bathing suit weather is almost here and a lot of people are trying to slim down. But how do you do it right? Ellen from Tewksbury Declared her…

10/01/2010

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