Local Harvest

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 16, 2012

Making it easier to find and enjoy local produce from the NatureBox editors Earlier this week, we talked about the benefits to your health and the environment of eating seasonally and locally. We even shared some resources for how to find out which produce is in season in your local…

Get Sweetener Savvy

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 14, 2012

by NatureBox Health Writer Jenilee Matz, MPH The pink, blue, yellow, or white packet – which sweetener is best? The variety of sweetener options is seemingly endless. From calorie-free sweeteners to “natural” sweeteners to tried-and-true table sugar, it’s tricky knowing what option is healthiest. Sweeteners 101Sweeteners can be bundled into…

Go Local!

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 12, 2012

The Benefits of Eating in Season by NatureBox Health Writer Jenilee Matz, MPH Do you ever wonder why tomatoes are so juicy and delicious in the summertime? Or why apples are so crisp in the fall? And why fresh berries are so pricey during the winter months?  It’s because foods…

Up and at ‘Em

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 6, 2012

The Importance of Breakfast by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times. But really, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating breakfast has been associated with better focus and memory, lower stress, and even fewer accidents…

Something Fishy!

by / ⠀NatureBox / February 23, 2012

The Mediterranean Diet and how to incorporate its wisdom into your life by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT The Mediterranean style of eating has been hailed by numerous well-run dietary studies and healthcare institutions such as the National Institutes of Health (www.nim.nih.gov), and the Harvard School of Public…

Pick Your Spread

by / ⠀NatureBox / February 21, 2012

Demystifying the Butter vs. Margarine Debate by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT We’ve all heard that butter is high in saturated fat, known to raise “bad” cholesterol. So margarine must be better, right? Maybe not necessarily! Over the years there have been conflicting messages out there so it’s…

NatureBox News

by / ⠀NatureBox / January 19, 2012

NatureBox is on Pinterest! Like many of you, NatureBox has caught the Pinterest bug. We love using Pinterest to organize all of the great ideas we stumble on for healthy snacks, meal planning help, and delicious wholesome food that makes us say “yum”. If you’re in need of some snacking…

New Year, New You

by / ⠀NatureBox / January 11, 2012

As we move into the New Year, you may be finding that your resolution to get or stay healthy is harder than you initially thought. In order to help make your goals more manageable, try breaking down your idea of “healthy” into smaller sections. To get you started, here are…

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