A Taste of Healthy Dining New Bedford

HDNBLast Thursday, a couple members of the MA Department of Public Health, pulled up to the MDPH Southeast Regional Health Offices Building where two smiling faces came out to greet us.

Mass in Motion New Bedford coordinator Pauline Hamel and Healthy Living Consultant Kim Ferreira then jumped into a car, told us to follow, and began toting us around town. The City was full of surprises – a beautiful peninsula overlooking the water, impressive seaport, historic shipping vessels, and beautiful old homes – but that’s not why we were there. We were there for the FOOD.

In a city with strong cultural roots and traditions, changing eating habits can be tough.  But three food establishments, among others, are doing it one step at a time, and their customers are thrilled.  We set out to see what these restaurants were all about.

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