Move over Cheetos. More fresh produce comes to Lawrence, Massachusetts bodegas.

A Bodega from Samuel R. Mendez on Vimeo. This fun video came up during a search for a Metro story in this morning's Globe. LAWRENCE — Bodegas are an integral part of Latino community life in this racially and culturally diverse city of more than 80,200. There are at least 85 such sundry shops in … Continue reading Move over Cheetos. More fresh produce comes to Lawrence, Massachusetts bodegas.

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HSPH video: Do cooking oils present a health risk?

From the Harvard School of Public Health https://youtu.be/cRwLXsVmFzc

Tuesday live stream: What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Harvard community can attend. The rest of us can watch on live stream.   "How to blend the joy of cooking with the science of medicine..." What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine June 19, 2018| NOON-1 P.M. Culinary medicine, a new educational and nutritional approach to improving eating behaviors, focuses on skills such … Continue reading Tuesday live stream: What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Could lunch lady fare be healthier than school lunch from home?

Seems the fluffernutter  has moved from the cafeteria to the lunch sack. The Globe offers a story about the joys of getting a kid to eat a healthy lunch.   Tufts found that the contents of those brown bags sometime fall short on the nutrition scale. The nutritional shortcomings of school lunches have been a matter … Continue reading Could lunch lady fare be healthier than school lunch from home?

Storify: The Boston skinny on fat

Maybe they serve turkey burgers: Unfortunate timing on these tweets

The BHN local health Twitter list served up this last week:

Super-popular Harvard Science & Cooking course goes online with edX

The Science and Cooking lectures at Harvard have been SRO since launched a few years ago. They tend to be more about about chemistry than nutrition, as in the science of the  deep-fried hamburger. Still, the more you know about your food -- like those carcinogens you cooked up on the grill yesterday -- the … Continue reading Super-popular Harvard Science & Cooking course goes online with edX