Healthy Eating

A donation box of food is shown

Where to go if you are in need of food in the Monadnock Region

Cheshire partners with multiple community organizations that work to improve both food and nutrition security.

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Going 'Beyond the Table' for National Nutrition Month

Each year, there is a new theme to make learning about healthy eating and physical activity habits well-rounded and touch on many concerns worldwide. The theme for National Nutrition Month 2024 is "Beyond the Table."

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A collection of healthy foods — including avocado and salmon — are assembled into the shape of a heart

Healthy hearts and happy taste buds: Ways you can eat for heart health

Registered Dietitian Amy Ansaldo, RD, LD gives a heaping helping info about ways nutrition can benefit your heart

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Holiday eating: Feast or famine? Try moderation and celebration

Amy Ansaldo, RD, a registered dietitian at Cheshire, shares strategies for healthy eating this holiday season that everyone can learn.

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A beautiful array of fiber-filled foods such as nuts, beans, berries, vegetables, fruits

Why all the fuss over fiber?

Dietitian Ashley Bombicino, RD, LDN, explains how increasing foods with this key nutrient helps you improve your gut and heart health and manage your weight and blood sugar.

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Healthy looking couple engage as they chop vegetables and pack tupperware with pre-portioned meals

Food Prep 101: Setting yourself up for weight management success!

Ashley Bombicino, RD, LDN, offers tips on this effective way to manage your weight, health, and mealtime stress when life gets busy.

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Honoring our veterans with the gift of healthy local food

Cheshire's Center for Population Health supports "thank you" gifts of free locally grown food for veterans at weekend farmers' markets in September

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

Heather Ashcraft, MS, RDN, LDN, a registered dietitian at Cheshire, gives tips for eating on the cheap without losing sight of healthy nutrition.

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A cartoon heart and brain depicted next to one another, with an arcing arrow pointing from the heart to the brain, and another arrow from the brain to the heart

Taking Care of Your Heart Helps Your Brain

How you treat your heart in your 20s may help your brain when you’re in your 40s and 50s. That’s the finding of a new study that looked at data of 518 participants from a long-range study on heart health.

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Don't wait for a crisis to love your heart: A dietitian’s top 5 tips

Amy Ansaldo, RD, provides nutrition education for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation patients at Cheshire.

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