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Healthy Habits For Fasting

Are you and your family observing Ramadan fasts this year? If so, then it’s even more important to eat clean and healthy during mealtimes, especially if the kids are also joining in! Not eating food or drinking water throughout the

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Budget-Friendly Events in April

Spring is almost here! As the days get longer, don’t waste a single minute inside. Go around town and enjoy one of these fun and free events – we have something for everyone: 1. Smithsonian Museum Day 2020 Date: Saturday

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Eating Healthy with MyPlate!

Have you heard of MyPlate? It’s an easy way to build healthy eating habits and portion control. The MyPlate graphic below shows you the recommended amount of each food group to eat per meal. Unlike the classic food pyramid, this

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Fruits and Vegetables: Half of Your Daily Diet!

Compared to other food groups, fruits and vegetables add the most color to your diet! Besides looking pretty, fruits and veggies contain important vitamins, minerals, fiber, and nutrients needed for a healthy diet. A diet high in these foods can

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Budget-Friendly Family Events in March!

Spring is almost here! As the days get longer, don’t waste a single minute inside. Go around town and enjoy one of these fun and free events – we have something for everyone: 1. EchoKids Music Event Date: Saturday, March

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Types of Processed Foods – What Should You Avoid?

It’s always better to eat fresh foods as much as possible. However, fresh fruits and vegetables may not always be available –especially in the winter time. Instead, you might cook frozen spinach – which is actually considered processed! Frozen foods

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Using Traditional Foods with Oldways

Eating healthy doesn’t mean leaving behind traditional flavors or cooking bland food. Every cuisine can be nutritious! According to Oldways, traditional diets are actually ideal for good food and good health.   Oldways is a Boston-based food and nutrition nonprofit,

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Tips to Stay Active During the Winter

With the cold weather and early nights, it’s tempting to curl up on your couch under a pile of blankets. But it’s important to get some exercise in during the winter days! Regular exercise can boost your energy and help

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Getting Back on Track After the Holidays

The holiday season is finally over and it’s back to the familiar school and work routines. After all the delicious desserts and heavy holiday foods, it might seem scary to restart your healthy lifestyle.  But not to worry! Remember to

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Budget-Friendly Events in December

We know how busy the holiday season can get. With shopping, parties, and family visits, it’s a whirlwind of a month! Try to take some time out with the kids and attend one of these fun, budget-friendly events. 1. Boston

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