Nutrition

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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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Should You Go Gluten Free?

For most, this is not toxic. (Photo via Thinkstock.) From the way that gluten free foods have popped up in every corner of the supermarket […]

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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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Dessert at Breakfast: Good or Bad for Weight Loss?

If you read the latest headlines, you might be thinking eating dessert for breakfast is the way to go if you want to lose weight. […]

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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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Not All Nutritionists Are Created Equal

Be Healthy Boston had a great turnout for its inaugural year. Health enthusiasts from across the greater Boston area came out for a weekend full […]

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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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Trans Fats 101

More dangerous than you’d think. (Photo via iStockphoto.) My journey to become a dietitian started with the discovery of trans fat. Yes, they had been […]

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Drink Your Medicine

By some fortuitous fluke, one of the best things you can drink post-workout is also one of the tastiest: chocolate milk. With just the right […]

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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 Many Minutes of Jogging is That Soda Worth?

Despite being the bearer of a given food’s most valuable information, the food label goes too often ignored by consumers. What’s more, even when it […]

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Scenes from a His-and-Hers Diet

Diets tank for a million different reasons — boredom, difficulty, Thanksgiving stuffing — but simply choosing the wrong one shouldn’t be among them. We combed […]

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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 […]