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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.

Strengthening Exercises

Strengthening exercises at least two times a week can increase muscle strength and improve bone health.

Celebrate the Fruits of Our Ocean at Haley House Bakery Cafe

Join the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness, local chefs and their partners in a celebration of the fruits of our ocean at the Haley House Bakery Cafe.

Mayor Thomas Menino launches initiative to create a healthier Boston

Throughout the summer months, residents will have the opportunity to participate in free exercise classes as part of the Mayor Thomas Menino’s health initiative, "Fitness in the City." The mayor announced the launch of the program in late June and ...

Locally Fresh Blueberries Hit the Stands at Boston Public Market’s Seasonal Farmers Markets Blueberries: A Handful of Health

Locally Fresh Blueberries Hit the Stands at Boston Public Market’s Seasonal Farmers Markets Blueberries: A Handful of Health