Joan Salge Blake

Xylitol is replacing sugar in some candies, and may have dental benefits. (WBZ)

Dentists Recommend Candy With Alternate Sweetening Substance

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that may be a lower calorie alternative to sugar.


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The Instagram Diet: Lose Weight By Looking At Pictures?

The premise is that by looking at pictures of foods you love over and over again, you will end up eating less of them.


Campbell's Soup (WBZ-TV photo)

Campbell’s Soup, American Heart Association Accused Of Misleading Customers

A number of different varieties of Campbell soup are sold with the Heart Check stamp, but critics maintain they contain too much sodium to be part of a good diet.


Bag Lunch

Food Safety Tips For Packing Your Child’s Lunch

It’s back to packing lunches for school again. One important step in packing lunches is to make sure the food stays at the right temperature before your child eats it.


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Safe Grilling Tips For The Summer

Here are some simple steps you can follow to make sure you’re family stays healthy during the summer grilling season.