Mass in Motion Blog

Mass in Motion Blog: Healthy Dining Champion of the Month: Malden’s Dockside Restaurant

http://publichealth.blog.state.ma.us/2013/02/dining-champion-dockside.html Here in Melrose and Wakefield we are excited to be launching our Healthy Dining Program!  We are looking for restaurants and other food establishments who are offering or willing to work toward offering: At least two choices of fruits and/or vegetables (other than potatoes) Substitution of salad or other vegetables for fried potatoes (e.g…. Read More

Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee…oh yes we did!

After twenty years, the City of Melrose recently re-established the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee. The Committee, with support from Mayor Dolan, will be working throughout Melrose to improve conditions for pedestrians and bicyclists in the City and promote walking and bicycling as a means of transportation.  Beginning in Spring 2013 the Committee will be… Read More

Mass in Motion Blog: Staying on the Ball

Thinking of trading your office chair for an exercise ball?  One blogger, Samantha Noderer, shares her experience. Link: http://publichealth.blog.state.ma.us/2013/02/staying-on-the-ball.html

Healthy Holiday Tips

The holiday season is upon us! And for many of us, the holidays have a way of expanding the waist and trimming the wallet. We often overindulge and find ourselves trying to lose the weight after the holidays. A healthier way to go about it is to make smart choices at holiday gatherings and to… Read More