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Health effects of eggs: Where do we stand?

March 27, 2019 by


by Denise Powell Are eggs good for you or not? The 2015 to 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends the nutrient-dense food as a source of protein, but an article in JAMA this month made a stir when it reported an association between eating eggs and an increased risk of heart disease and early death. […]

Dorchester MA restaurant closed for no health permit, rodents

April 5, 2018 by


Boston MA board of health has closed the following establishment: Levi’s restaurant & lounge 323 washington st Dorchester, MA. 02121 Grade: A Inspection Date: 4/3/2018 Description Status * Non-Food Contact Surfaces Comments: Remove unused, broken equipment in the restaurant Fail * Outside Storage Improperly Maintained Comments: Clean to remove all loose trash and debris scattered […]

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

July 6, 2016 by


By Sandee LaMotte, CNN We’ve long known that “bad” fats aren’t the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying. The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices. “This study […]

Study questions benefits of fish oil supplements

August 26, 2015 by


If your daily routine involves taking a fish oil pill for your brain health, you may want to rethink that. In the largest and longest in duration study of its kind, researchers found that taking omega-3 supplements did not slow cognitive decline, The Washington Post reported. The study included 4,000 participants at risk for developing […]

Delivery & Catering service closed by Boston BOH

July 24, 2015 by


The Boston Board of health has closed the following food delivery and catering service for healthcode violations. DOWN HOME DELIVERY & CATERING 2 BOWDOIN ST DORCHESTER MA. 02124 Inspection Date: 7/23/2015 Status Code Violation Description Location *** Violation 03-3-501.16(A) Cold HoldingComments: Foods being stored in pepsi cooler mac & cheese 68F, cooked ground beef 61F. […]