March 21, 2017

“Put You Best Fork Forward” This Spring!

Spring forward with National Nutrition Month…yes, that’s right each March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics promotes ways in which we can all achieve healthy eating and physical activity habits. The theme for 2017 is Put Your Best Fork Forward. It serves as a reminder that each bite counts and that we have a handy tool at our fingertips. As highlighted in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it’s starting with small changes (like one forkful of food) that contribute to sustained healthier lifestyles. Key messages for 2017 include: Create an eating style that includes a variety of your favorite, […]
March 2, 2017

5 Tips to Reduce Added Sugar

Did you know that in addition to Valentine’s Day, the month of February also included National Heart Health Month?! Well, if this is new info for you, no worries…you can still share the love! Here’s a little inspiration and education on why reducing sugar intake is important not only for a healthy body, but also a healthy heart—(for those of you who attended the lunch and learn, this topic came up). Not too long ago, (November 2014), the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study that found people who consumed 17 to 21 % of their daily […]
March 1, 2017

Member Profile – Meet Tim Horgan

Tell us a little about yourself, Tim?  I’m the oldest of 5 boys, and we grew up in Belmont, Ma. My dad was a Boston sportswriter, so we all had a big interest in playing sports – hockey football and baseball in particular. The fact we were all born within 6 years made us a formidable force, and a ready made hockey team. And a bit of a challenge for my poor mother. My wife Maureen and I got married young, and had 4 kids, three girls (Carey, Caitlin and Anna), and a boy (Ben). Unfortunately Ben died as a […]