Tag Archives: Nutrition

Chef Caitlin

Chef Caitlin’s Corner: New Year’s Nutrition

I know it’s been a while since I’ve blogged, but I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and the beginning of the new year. Speaking of the new year, how are your resolutions coming along? Already given up? I know it’s tempting to make lofty…

Chef Caitlin

Chef Caitlin’s Corner: Safe School Lunches

Hello again! I hope everyone has had a pleasant start to the school year. I recently started to think back on my lunches when I was in high school, which wasn’t too long ago. I usually brown-bagged my lunches, which consisted primarily of sandwiches, yogurt, and a…

Abigail Hammond

Introducing Nutritionist Abigail

Hello! I would like to introduce myself as a new contributor to this writing space! My name is Abigail, and I’ve recently arrived in Boston after living and working for a time in Upstate New York (where I’m from). Although I’m technically a ‘Registered Dietitian’,…

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Healthy Snacks – Without Breaking the Bank

Have you ever found yourself running out the door to school or work without having enough to eat? Everyone is very busy, but it can be hard to accomplish everything you need to do without fueling your body. When hunger strikes, you may be tempted…

Fast Food

Fast Food

What’s the healthiest thing on the menu at a fast food restaurant? Is it the salad, or is it the chicken sandwich? The answer may not be as obvious as you might think. You may be surprised to learn that a salad with dressing may have…

National Nutrition Month 2011

Finishing the Food Rainbow with Blue and Purple

This year’s National Nutrition Month theme “Eat Right with Color” gave us tastes of the rainbow. In our final week of National Nutrition Month, we’ll continue to celebrate delicious foods filled with color by highlighting the health benefits of blue and purple foods. Blue foods and purple…

National Nutrition Month 2011

Going Green with Fruits & Veggies

As we continue to celebrate National Nutrition Month by eating right with color, we’re highlighting the next color of the rainbow, green. Green fruits and vegetables have many vitamins and minerals that help our bodies’ grow and develop. Vitamins A, B6, C, E, and K are all…

National Nutrition Month 2011

Paint your Plate with Yellow and Orange

As we celebrate National Nutrition Month, we’re continuing to highlight the colors of the rainbow. This week we’re focusing on eating delicious yellow and orange fruits and vegetables. Yellow and orange foods get their bright color from a substance called beta-carotene.  Your body turns beta-carotene…

National Nutrition Month 2011

National Nutrition Month – Eat Right with Color!

The theme of National Nutrition Month this year is Eat Right with Color. Each week this month, you can expect a blog entry that highlights the food “color” of the week. We’re kicking off the month with red, the first color of the rainbow. Although you’ll…