On National Oyster Day, two Northeastern ecology experts weigh in on whether mass consumption of the briny, melt-in-your-mouth mollusks pose a danger to our coastal ecosystems.
Eat more veggies, drink less soda, and enlist the moral support of family and friends, recommends Northeastern dietician Christine Clark.
Our picks for local restaurants to check out during Restaurant Week.
Whether you prefer fried, grilled, steamed, or baked and stuffed, nothing says summer quite like seafood. And in a town like Boston, the options are endless. Here are just a few well-known spots to make you hungry this weekend.
Last Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled MyPlate, a straightforward symbol of proper nutrition that replaces the original food pyramid, which USDA officials have called too complex for easy understanding. Katherine Tucker, professor and chair of the Department of Health Sciences in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern, weighs in on whether the new model of dietary guidelines will combat obesity by making it easier for Americans to eat healthfully.