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, March 15, 2021

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

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

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.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Hi Everyone, read on to learn more about #OurHearts!

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

You might have seen me around the MA SNAP-Ed website,  My name is Broc.  I am here to help you make the healthy choice, the easy choice! 

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Welcome to the Dietary Guidelines for 2020-2025! The first set of Dietary Guidelines were published in 1980 and every five years since they are updated. Read on to learn how to, “Make every bite count”.

Monday, January 04, 2021

The beginning of a new year marks a fresh start for everyone. What are your goals for 2021? Do you want to pick up a new physical activity or try a new recipe MAHealthyFoodsinaSNAP is here for resources- and beyond - to help you achieve your healthy lifestyle goals! Here’s a shortlist of some of the healthy habits you and your family may want to pick-up in the new year!

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Family photo in front of Christmas tree

Happy Holidays!

During the next couple of weeks, plan for something fun for YOU. What would YOU like to do? How about cooking something special? Going for a walk? A spa day? How about a dance party with your family? In our final post for 2020, we will explore different ways to care for ourselves and highlight cranberries, a native plant, available in our grocery stores right now. Read on!

First up, Cranberries!

Friday, December 04, 2020

Running out of ideas for leftovers? We’re here for you! Read on to find out what you can make, how you can stretch things out, and we’ll double down on food safety.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is just a few days away, so let’s get ready for the big day! In this blog post, we are going to explore the nutrition benefits of some popular Thanksgiving dishes and answer the question everyone has after the festivities are over - what do I do with my leftovers?