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CHERYL A. MAJOR: Keeping Meal Portions Under Control

Cheryl A. Major is a volunteer contributor to WestfordCAT News. Email news to [email protected] It seems most of us would like to lose a few pounds or maybe more than a few.  In the coaching of my clients, I find the easier part is to help them understand how to make better choices in the food they eat. Often, once the changes have been made and the weight loss is still not happening as it should, we need to revisit portion control.  Let’s discuss that and the reasons why it may not be as easy as you would expect. How do you feel when you’re finished eating?  Are you full, really full, or do you feel stuffed? Continue Reading →

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“We’ll Be Poised to Take Action,” Says Westford BOH Chairman

Westford Board of Health Chairman Michele Pitoniak Crawford presided over the Oct. 20 meeting when a dozen or so residents from the Nabnasset section and neighboring Chelmsford expressed concerns over the possibility of having an asphalt plant at 540 Groton Road. Below, Crawford answers questions about the board’s role. Continue Reading →

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Nashoba Tech students host memory loss patients

The Early Childhood Education program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School has initiated program in which residents of the nearby Bridges by EPOCH, an assisted-living facility whose residents have Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other forms of memory loss, visit the children at the school’s Early Learning Center preschool. Continue Reading →

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