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Health Food Startups Are Booming in Boston

From mini muffins, to chocolate, to even bits of algae, Boston is booming with health food startups. Energy Bits  Energy Bits are little “bits” of 100 percent spirulina […]

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Eat Like the Red Sox

Fried chicken and beer are so 2011. Team nutritionist Tara Mardigan offers these items to players during the season.

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Six Healthy Pasta Sauces Recipes

Pasta is the universal go-to for a quick weeknight dinner, and why not, it’s delicious. But how you prepare and dress your pasta can take […]

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Equinox Wants to Be Your Personal Nutritionist

The popular gym chain Equinox, which has three Boston locations, announced new plans to preach healthy eating and nutrition in addition to physical fitness and […]

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How To Keep Nutrients In Your Food

Air, light, water, acid, alkali, heat, time, and enzymes can all make fruit and vegetables lose nutrients. But all of these things can either be […]

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10 Low-Calorie, Easy-to-Make Salad Dressings

 Salad dressings photo via Shutterstock Bottled salad dressing can turn your healthy lunch into a creamy mess of extra calories. Luckily, vinaigrettes are a breeze […]

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Six Low(ish)-Calorie St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

Wonder how many calories are in those green cocktails? Photo via Shutterstock. St. Patrick’s Day: The one day a year everyone is Irish, beer is […]

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Which Yogurt is Right for You?

Yogurt and raspberries photo via Shutterstock With the number of yogurts on the market on the rise, companies are competing for shelf space and profits using […]

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Six Whole Grains To Add To Your Repertoire

Whole grains photo via Shutterstock. New types of whole grains are constantly popping up on the shelves, and while some may sound new to you, many […]

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Six Healthy Oatmeal Recipes to Spice Up Your Routine

Hungry yet? Try these healthy oatmeal recipes or dream up your own, such as this one with caramelized apples (Oatmeal photo via Shutterstock) Oatmeal is nutritious, filling, and […]

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Have High Cholesterol? Here’s What to Do About It

High cholesterol causes plaque to build up in the arteries. Illustration via Shutterstock. Everyone from your doctor to your mother to those ubiquitous Cheerios commercials […]

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Michelle Obama Does the Dougie

Michelle Obama with Let’s Move participants. Photo via Lev Radin/Shutterstock Michelle Obama was a guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Friday night to celebrate the three year anniversary of […]

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What’s Really On Your Plate?

Nutrition label accuracy is under attack. Photo via Shutterstock. Calorie counting, the cornerstone of diets everywhere, has long been considered the best way to control what […]

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10 Emerald Greens to Eat Now

Emerald stones photo via Shutterstock Pantone’s color of the year for 2013 is emerald. The rich hue can be seen in nature, fashion, food, and […]

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Sugar Petition Not So Sweet for Soda Industry

Photo via Shutterstock Coming on the heels of Mayor Bloomberg’s infamous Big Gulp ban is another attack on the soda industry, this time from The Center for […]