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February 5, 2021

Breathe, Exhale, Repeat

  Breathing heals on many levels: it detoxifies, strengthens the immune system, and releases toxins. In fact, around 70 percent of our toxins, including carbon dioxide, are released from our body […]
November 2, 2020

Family Sporting Games

  With approximately 35 million children involved in organized sports each year, practices become routine. On the sidelines, parents cheer on their children, feeling that is […]
August 10, 2020

Weights or Wait?

Weights or Wait? For many parents of young athletes, the risks associate with strength training are an important concern. For example, training that increases muscle size […]
July 20, 2020

Garden to Table

It seems the more we try to feed our families healthy foods, the more confused we get. Much of what’s considered “healthy” changes day to day […]
May 25, 2020

Get Grounded

  When life is stressful, finding a way to unwind is crucial. Grounding (or earthing) is a new method of reconnecting with the earth while possibly seeing some […]
May 18, 2020

Supplements: Yes or No?

  As parents, we have countless decisions to make every day, especially when it comes to food. Some of these decisions center around questions regarding the health […]
February 26, 2020

Packing Health

Packing school lunches can start to become a “grab and dump” rather than an opportunity to encourage healthy eating habits and trying new foods. In order […]
August 22, 2018
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Sickly sweet: How much sugar is too much?

UMass Lowell researcher weighs in on how to avoid hidden sources, make healthier choices to reduce health risks Sugar. Some people crave it. Others are wary […]
August 6, 2018
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Nutrition Expert: A Healthy Gut Equals a Healthy Body

‘Food will be medicine’ in the future, says UMass Lowell researcher The next time you pick up that doughnut, consider this. There’s a war for survival […]
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