9 Spring Items to Stock Up On

Springtime in New England means more variety in produce available in the grocery store and at your local farmer’s market. Here are some fruits and vegetables to take advantage of this spring!

A key to success for your summer health: Hydration.

Though often disregarded, keeping your body adequately hydrated is a crucial part of your overall health. During the summer months you are often outside and engaging in physical activity and more prone to dehydration, the serious side effects of which are quickly fixed with sufficient consumption of fluids.

Natural vs. Artificial Flavors

If you’ve ever checked the ingredients list on the back of a food you’ve probably seen the words ‘natural flavors’ and ‘artificial flavors’. What do these mean? What’s the difference between natural and artificial flavors? It can be confusing to navigate the terms used on our food labels but it’s important to understand them.

Guide to Superfoods

The word “superfood” has become part of our popular food culture, but what does it mean and what is a true “superfood?” Here is a list of five superfoods with short descriptions and info on how you can incorporate them into your daily lifestyle.

Maintaining Healthy Habits on Vacation

With summer finally here we’re all looking forward to sunshine, outdoor activities, and of course, vacation. We’re excited to take some time rest and relax, but this doesn’t mean we should forget about making nutritious choices. It’s easy to continue taking care of our bodies while on vacation, you just need to have a little preparation.

What You Need to Know About Bitters

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 of bartenders and …

Get the JUICE on Juicing

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 is a good way to …

Foods to Watch: Matcha Tea

Matcha, also called Macca, may just follow in the footsteps of other trend setters in the food world much like pomegranate, coconut water, Acai berries and the list goes on. So what do we need to know about this up and comer tea and will it live (or leave) up to the hype? Matcha has been part of Japanese culture …