Healthy Habits

from the Newbury Street Nutrition team

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Healthy Travel Tips

June 18, 2015

Summer in New England means more time out, about and often on the go. From planes, trains and automobiles eating healthy en route is a challenge. Here are a few tips on eating healthy this summer travel season.

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Eating to Rejuvenate your Spring Skin

April 23, 2015

It would be an understatement to say New Englanders have had a long winter. Alas, as spring approaches, we empty our closets to get ready for warmer weather. But, did you know that spring-cleaning does not have to only apply to our closets? Spring is the perfect time to incorporate healthy foods that may help rejuvenate your skin.

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Perfect Pairings: Snacks to Promote a Healthy Blood Sugar

February 9, 2015

An apple a day is a wonderful thing, but it becomes even better when it is paired with a healthy fat or lean protein, think peanut butter or cheese. Balancing snacks efficiency and including them daily is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Including balanced snacks leads to increased feelings of fullness, and often […]

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Nutrition for Apple Picking Season

September 19, 2014

[author title=”Title” author_id=””] With the changing leaves and cooler temperatures come one of New England’s favorite fall activities, Apple picking; the doctor may have been right, an apple a day may at least help keep the doctor away. Did you know that apples are a nutrition powerhouse? For starters, Apples are full of fiber which […]

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Herb Garden

July 31, 2014

Herb Gardens and Healthy Uses in Cooking Ahh, the accompaniment of basil with fresh tomato and mozzarella. The smell of mint leaves as you sip iced tea. A dash of bright cilantro over homemade guacamole. Herbs not only add the look but also lovely scents and flavors to many summer foods and drinks. Herbs are […]

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Keeping Healthy at Summer Cookouts

June 27, 2014

Ahhh the sunshine, water and grilling! Summer has arrived in New England and families are outside and preparing everything from burgers, seafood, and chicken to side dishes and desserts. How can families enjoy the summer eating fun without compromising their health? Start by Planning Ahead: Eat a snack before the get-together. You are far less likely to […]

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What You Need to Know About Bitters

May 9, 2014

Bitters have made their mark in the cocktail scene, but could bitters also be good for you? A cocktail renaissance has swept this city, making it nearly impossible to order from a drink list that does not include aromatic cocktail bitters. The cocktail scene has taken a page from the restaurants’ farm-to-table approach, with hundreds […]

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Same Facts, New Label: Examining the New Nutrition Facts Label

March 29, 2014

  The revision of the nutrition facts label is long overdue and I applaud the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for these changes. Americans have become savvier about nutrition and want to know what they are eating. Changes to the new food label are needed to reflect the reality of the modern American diet. Significant […]

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Get the JUICE on Juicing

March 3, 2014

Juicing has officially joined the ranks of other popular diet trends. Proponents of juicing suggest if can help with anything from weight loss to “cleansing” the body. Before you spend a fortune on a fancy juicing machine, make sure you’re aware of the potential health risks and benefits of juicing. On the positive side, juicing […]

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Health(ier) Mountainside Meals

February 24, 2014

Chicken Fingers. Clam Chowder. French Fries. Not to mention hefty price tags. Ahhh, lunch time has arrived at the ski lodge! This winter weather in New England and beyond means families are out and about on the slopes more than ever. How can you make sure your meals mountainside don’t go downhill? Plan Ahead: Your […]

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