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What’s in Season: Winter

In New England and across the country, winter has arrived. With it comes warm socks, extra blankets, and comfort foods to keep our bodies warm inside and out. The daylight is shorter and the temperatures are cooler but that doesn’t mean there isn’t an abundant amount of fresh and ripe produce hitting the markets. There’s… Read more

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8 Ways to Stay Active This Winter

Thanksgiving has just come and gone, winter holidays are on the horizon, and the weather is growing colder. This combination can mean more time with family and loved ones, but it can also mean more time relaxing – watching TV on the couch, reading a book, or cooking. This winter, try to make a concerted… Read more

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The Fruits of Winter

The ripe, candy sweet berries and peaches of summer are far behind us: winter has arrived. It isn’t uncommon for people to eat less fruits and vegetables in the winter months. They aren’t as abundant and affordably priced as in the summer. Most fruit varieties are available in the store year round (with big thanks… Read more

Myths and Facts: What to eat when you’re sick

It can happen to any of us: sniffles, aches, sore throat… the winter cold. And along with it comes advice on what to eat when you’re sick (or, what to avoid!). Here are three common cold nutrition ideas, debunked. #1: You should avoid dairy when you’re sick Myth. Unless you have a milk allergy or lactose intolerance, there’s… Read more