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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 […]
March 6, 2017
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Beat the Heat: The Seriousness of Dehydration

Dehydration can be a serious thing. As much fun as summer can be, there are some hidden dangers that can affect our children. In addition to […]
April 22, 2016
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Lead By Example

You’re sprawled out on the couch, one hand on the TV remote, the other hand digging into a half-empty bag of potato chips in between swigs […]
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