Healthy You

If you have questions about what it means to live a healthy life, this is where you will find the answers. The Healthy You blog is here to give you great advice you can use in your daily life.

Monday, June 14, 2021
Happy 10th Birthday MyPlate!

Hard to believe MyPlate is turning 10. We would like to take some time to look back on the past ten years and then look at what we can do to celebrate MyPlate’s birthday.

Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Couple at a farmers market

Farmers' markets are beginning to reopen. Make your first trip to a farmer's market a fruitful experience with tips from this blog post!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Lettuce growing in an garden

Growing vegetables indoors is easy! Read on for the details of how you can start a garden at home.

Monday, May 03, 2021
container garden

Welcome back to Broc’s Blog!  I am here to share with you this awesome activity to work on with your family this spring, summer, and fall!  Growing a garden.  You CAN do it-together!

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Render of a diverse group of people

It’s Celebrate Diversity Month! Whether it’s what people do for physical activity or what they enjoy eating it’s always fun to discover how other people live. Let’s find out!

Monday, April 05, 2021
a family going on a bike ride

Happy Spring SNAP Families! Check out a few ideas for getting active this Spring.

Monday, March 22, 2021
Woman drinking water

Hello, SNAP-Ed families! This is the last week of National Nutrition Month. If you have been following our SNAP-Ed blogs, then you have read the many ways that you can make shifts (not major changes all at once) towards healthy choices. By making small changes in your daily behaviors you can reach your health goals.

Monday, March 15, 2021
Husband and wife cooking together

Welcome to week three of #NationalNutritionMonth. Thank you for coming back! This week we’ll be talking about trying new foods and flavors, the value of sharing meals together, and highlighting food safety. Read on.

Monday, March 08, 2021
Shopping list

It’s week two of #NationalNutritionMonth and we are here to help you #eatright. This week we’re going to talk about planning. Whether it’s a grocery list, a healthy snack for work or school, or what your takeout order looks like; planning helps. It will save money, reduce food waste, and keep us healthy.

Monday, March 01, 2021
plate of broccoli

Happy March SNAP-Ed families!  Hello again from your Massachusetts SNAP-Ed mascot, Broc!  This month I want to share some cool information about National Nutrition Month, specifically about me-broccoli.