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Eggs-pert Advice

How to Buy Good Eggs from Happy Hens
By knowing what the terms on egg cartons mean, we can pick fresh, delicious eggs produced by hens raised in humane conditions.
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Eat Well Features

Backyard Gardening

How to Get a Lot From Your Plot
Whether this is your first year growing a kitchen garden or your thumb glows green from years of use, it’s possible to quickly turn dreams of bountiful organic harvests into a reality.

A Flexitarian Diet for a Flexible Life

On Your Mark, Get Set, Flex
There’s a new term in town, ‘flexitarian’, which gives us a handle on what many of us are likely doing anyway; we are inclined to eat less meat and more plant foods, but not ready to completely give up chicken or the occasional burger.

Nutrition for Breast Health

Food Choices are Big Factor in Preventative Breast Health
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, prompting many studies about the possibilities for preventive breast health through a healthy lifestyle that incorporates good nutrition and regular exercise.

The Edible Schoolyard

Revolutionizing Classes and Cuisine Across America
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches may be a lunchtime mainstay for many schoolchildren—along with other cafeteria fare of questionable nutrition and taste. Or worse, soda, snacks and candy from a hallway vending machine. But better, more healthy alternatives are on the horizon, thanks in part to the vision of renowned restaurateur Alice Waters.

Satisfying Summer Smoothies

Get a Whole Day's Fruit Quota in One Delicious Shake-me-up
Fruit smoothies have come of age and gone main stream to the point that they now rival coffees as a daily drink of choice. They’re quick, portable, filling and, of course, naturally nutritious.
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Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function

Petroleum-Free

Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Growing Organics

Toxin-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Does Not Affect Cholesterol Levels
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Assessing the Safety of GMOs

The Need for FDA Standards
The imminent need for the world and the environment is not to decide for or against GMO, but rather to implement real objective standards to assess safety of GMOs.

Boston Food Rescues to the Rescue

Local groups and organizations in the Greater Boston area are taking on food waste in the community.

Habit-Forming Farmers' Market

Growth in farmers’ markets has skyrocketed in Massachusetts from 130 markets to 250 since 2007.

BMC’s Rooftop Garden Fills Prescription for Nutritional Food

Boston Medical Center's rooftop garden helps families afford nutritional food.

Why Vegan?

The Connection Between Humans, Animals and the Planet
Too often human beings fail to see the interconnection that exists between the non-human animals and the environment that surrounds us.
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