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Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month

Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month  by Mallory Shan, RD   Fruits and veggies are two of the five food groups in MyPlate; necessary for a healthy diet. Yet, according to a study done by the Better Health Foundation, fruits and vegetable consumption in America has declined 7% from 2009 to 2015! To meet the USDA […]

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Minority Health

By Mothusi Chilume, MD and Nicole Mitton, Grants and Communications Specialist April is National Minority Health Month, where we focus on raising public awareness about the health care disparities that continue to affect minorities. Minority Health Month is also a time to recognize the efforts to advance health equity. Health equity means that everyone deserves the […]

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Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle

By Mallory Shan, RD, LDN and Rachel Dziedzic, RD, LDN – Nutritionists Happy National Nutrition Month! March is a month when we celebrate the importance of eating healthy across the country. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” which focuses on developing healthy and regular eating and exercise habits. In Celebration of National […]

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National Nutrition Month

By Mallory Shan, RD, LDN, Nutritionist March is National Nutrition Month! National Nutrition Month is an annual nutrition campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly known as the American Dietetic Association, which aims to promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles. This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month is “Enjoy the Taste of […]

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Top Ten Fall Fruits and Vegetables

The fall season has begun, and cool breezes bring relief from summer’s heat. It’s also time for fall foods! Massachusetts has a longer harvest of cool-weather crops, so keep an eye out for seasonal fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle, at your local farmer’s markets, or the Fresh Truck here at Whittier on Tuesdays […]

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