• Eating fruits and vegetables

    Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables may help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.  

  • Exercise

    Many of us don't get as much physical activity as we should. We've all got lots to do and not enough time to do it. You don't have to join a gym and work out for hours every day to be healthier. You just need to start moving more - a little here and a little there will start to add up.

  • Food, nutrition, SNAP, and WIC

    Programs that offer access to free or low cost food to help eligible people meet their basic needs.

  • Food handling

    There are invisible germs on or in your food and hands that can make you sick. In order to protect yourself and those around you, take extra care when preparing food. Here are some very important tips on how to prepare food properly. 

  • Food recalls

    This lists recent notices of recalls and alerts from both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

  • Food safety

    Food-related diseases affect tens of millions of people and kill thousands.  Learn about food safety.  

  • Healthy weight

    Staying in control of your weight contributes to good health now and as you age.

  • Hiking, running, and walking

    Whether you prefer walking and hiking the hills and byways or running past quiet twisting streams at lightning speed, each of the many trails and paths in Massachusetts offers distinct sights, flora, fauna, and terrain. Find good spots here.