Nutrition

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McDonald’s: Fewer Happy Meal Orders Opting For Soda

McDonald’s says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.

06/25/2015

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A Healthier Stomach

Pain, constipation, bloating, gas and other digestive issues – definitely not dinner table talk in most homes. But, they are common, and in some cases, very serious matters for women that need frank and honest answers.

05/08/2015

There is a debate over public school food.

Keller @ Large: A Food Fight In Boston Public Schools

There is a debate at Boston Public Schools about school food choices and keeping kids healthy.

WBZ-TV–03/16/2015

Diet, Scale, Resolutions

What to Expect After Weight Loss Surgery

The decision to have weight loss, or bariatric, surgery is not an easy one, nor is it an easy process for many patients.

02/20/2015

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Food Is Your Friend

There are important social, cultural and emotional components to eating but it shouldn’t control your life.

02/20/2015

Photo Credit: Nashoba Valley Winery

Fitchburg Girl To Be Featured on National Nutrition Program Posters

Karing 4 Kidz will gain national attention in November when Kira Andreucci, the McKay Arts Academy sixth-grader who started the nutrition program, is featured on posters in middle schools throughout the country.

09/30/2012

Teacher, Students

Smart Lunches Grows In Boston

Boston businesswoman offers healthy choices to parents who can’t find time to pack a lunch.

09/04/2012

grocery shopping

A More “Consumer Friendly” Approach to Food Labels

Consumers will better understand food labels if FDA presents them in teaspoons versus metric system measurements.

05/22/2012

grocery shopping

Push To Make Serving Sizes More Realistic

There is now a push to make nutritional information easier to understand, and more realistic in terms of what a serving size really represents today.

10/06/2011

grocery shopping

Understanding New Food Labels

Reading grocery store labels can be tricky for those trying to be careful about what they eat. Sometimes labels help, sometimes they just add to the problem

08/15/2011

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