Mass in Motion Blog

7 tips for a happy, healthy Thanksgiving

Start with Breakfast:  Try hot whole-grain cereal and an egg-white omelet brimming with veggies. Know Yourself:  For most of us, there’s a certain part of the meal that gives us the most trouble i.e. dessert. If you have a sweet tooth, plan for it. If a taste of chocolate satisfies you, take it & enjoy. But… Read More

10 things you can do for National Diabetes Month (November)

Spread the word about diabetes and prediabetes. 84 million American adults have prediabetes, and only 12% know they have it. 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, but 1 out of 4 don’t know it. Find the most recent diabetes and prediabetes statistics in the 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report. Know your risk: take the prediabetes risk quiz on… Read More

Creating safer, more walk-able communities

Getting involved with the Safe Routes to School program/opportunities, Complete Streets efforts and the Ped/Bike Committee are just a few ways to work with like-minded folks to create safer, more walk-able communities. MA DOT Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program hosts International Walk, Bike & Roll to School Day in October.  This year it will… Read More

Resolutions, Shmesolutions…just be smart

Year after year many of us make these crazy, unrealistic weight-centered resolutions for the New Year.  This year, our advice is short and sweet (but not too sweet)…Eat better. Move More. It’s that simple. Make smart choices when you can, and balance out what you eat with how much you move. Do what you can… Read More