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Szechuan chicken stir fry

This Szechuan chicken stir fry is inexpensive and easy to make and a good source of potassium, fiber and protein.

How to spot “hidden” sugars

Sugar is the body’s source of energy. You can’t live without it, but the type and amount of sugar you consume is key to good health.

Make half your plate fruits and veggies

Consumption of a variety of fruits and veggies is key to good health

Black bean salad

A heart-healthy recipe that is easy to make and low in saturated fats and sodium

The hidden salt: Americans eat twice the recommended daily allowance

Sodium, more commonly known as salt, can make some foods taste so much better, but it doesn’t do much for one’s health. Excess salt, especially when paired with reduced amounts of potassium, can increase the risk of high blood pressure. ...

Squash Crostini

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's app "Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer" has great recipes and helpful advice from nutritionist. Here's a recipe available on the app - Squash Crostini

Inside Out Tacos

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's popular free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for Android platform. The Inside Out Taco recipe is one sample of the recipes available on the app.

Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's popular free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for Android platform. The Tomato-Basil-Mozzarella Salad recipe is one sample of the recipes available on the app.

Apple-Blueberry Crisp Recipe

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's popular free nutrition app, Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer, is now available for Android platform. The Apple Blueberry Crisp recipe is one sample of the recipes available on the app.

Boston Local Food Festival - Calling all area food enthusiasts!

The food festival will showcase local farmers, restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks and organizations focused on healthy food and fitness in New England.

Leafy greens - a powerhouse of nutrition

The darker the vegetables the higher the nutritional value

Boston Farmer’s Markets Kid’s Day!

Join the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness (BCFF) for some family fun at your farmer’s market

CELEBRATE THE FRUITS OF OUR OCEAN AT EAST BOSTON FARMER’S MARKET

Free Event: Find the Delights of Local Dayboat Seafood with Chef Demo & Tasting

Walking in Place

It’s easy to come up with excuses not to exercise. Lack of time is one excuse. The cost of gym memberships is another. Yet, there is an exercise that blows all those excuses away.

Chuck the sodium; add turmeric

Sodium, more commonly called salt, has crept into more of the foods we eat.

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