Jennifer LaRue Huget
Jennifer LaRue Huget
Eat, Drink & Be Healthy Columnist

Jennifer LaRue Huget wrote her first article for The Washington Post -- a travel story about Harriet Beecher Stowe’s house in Hartford, Ct. -- in June 2000. Soon after, she became a regular contributor to the Health section, writing about everything from parenting, tooth whitening and Crocs to her laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and her 2001 diagnosis with multiple sclerosis. Since 2008 she’s written the weekly Eat, Drink and Be Healthy nutrition column and Lean & Fit e-newsletter and blogged about health for The Checkup. When not reporting on health, she writes children’s picture books and does yoga. She, her husband and their two teenage kids have an inordinate appetite for pizza.

Latest by Jennifer LaRue Huget

In Plymouth, Mass., the Thanksgiving story takes on a new reality

In Plymouth, Mass., the Thanksgiving story takes on a new reality

Welcome to the epicenter of America’s democratic heritage. Don the black and pass the gravy.

Kids helped create birthday song

Kids helped create birthday song

Kindergarten students helped their teacher tinker with a tune that became well-known song.

Wonder how crayons and candy are made? Head to the factory.

Wonder how crayons and candy are made? Head to the factory.

Factory tours can be fun pit stops during family road trips.

The heat and the hazard: 9 facts about summer health

The heat and the hazard: 9 facts about summer health

From athlete’s foot and poison ivy, to hand, foot and mouth disease and swimmer’s ear, things to know.