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The Right and Wrong Way to Detox

Spring is in the air here in Boston and many people are feeling the urge to do some spring cleaning — and I don’t mean […]

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Alternatives to Your Top Five Calorie Wastes

Photo via iStockphoto. According to the most recent dietary guidelines for Americans, the top sources of calories in the average U.S. diet leave a lot […]

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Why You Should Join a CSA

Have you considered joining a CSA this year? Or are you not sure what a CSA is and why you should? Let me help. CSA […]

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What I Eat: Around the World in 25 Diets

An image from the Museum of Science’s Around the World in 25 Diets. (Photo by Peter Menzel.) Have you ever wondered how the American diet, […]

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How to Read a Nutrition Label in Four Steps

A new Nielsen report looking at healthy eating trends from around the world recently revealed that six out of 10 people find nutrition labels confusing. […]

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15 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

“Healthy” doesn’t have to mean a salad on that table. (Photo by Ryan McVay.) All right, so I know that some people consider Super Bowl […]

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Paula Deen and Diabetes Denial

Photo via iStockphoto You’ve seen Paula Deen before on the Food Network, full of Southern charm while happily frying up some “butter balls” or making […]

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How to Love One of America's Most Hated Vegetables

Photo via ThinkStock. There is no such thing as a bad vegetable, but there are several that most Americans just plain hate. Or, at least […]

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How to Take Your New Year's Resolutions to the Next Level

Dutch researchers asked 585 participants to pick between four snacks: an apple, a banana, a candy bar and a molasses waffle. About half of the […]

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Did You Eat Breakfast This Morning?

Ask yourself this: how much more likely are you to grab a few munchkins that were left in the break room when you have not […]

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For Calorie Control, The Eyes Have It

A little while ago, Coca-Cola launched a new look for its traditional, sugar-laden beverage that did not sit well with consumers. The “Arctic Home” cans […]

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The Real Deal On Coconut Water?

I recently returned from an amazing tropical vacation on the island of St. John. Every day, I would wander to the small town center to […]

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A Nutritionist's Philosophy

I love food — good, local, Boston food. I am also overzealous about the subject of fiber, sincerely enthusiastic about fruits and vegetables, and can […]