High Octane Snacks

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 4, 2012

Including more naturally nutrient-dense foods all day long by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT We’ve already discussed why it is important to pay attention to the quality of your snacking and see it as an opportunity to power pack your day. Between-meal munching is your chance to increase…

Foods That Fill You

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 2, 2012

Introducing Our April NatureBox Theme from the NatureBox editors The beginning of each month is always an exciting time for us at NatureBox. As we prepare your monthly box of healthy and tasty snacks, we can’t help but get excited for them to be opened up and the snacks torn…

Holy (Vegan?) Cow!

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 29, 2012

Exploring and Decoding the Milk Muddle by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT Is it just us or does it feel like there has been an explosion of milk products and milk alternatives lately? It’s no longer just about the number of choices in the dairy aisle- a large…

Getting Creative With Veggies

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 28, 2012

A guest post by NatureBox Health Contributor Lana House We’ve been hearing our community sing praises about the Sunshine Chips that were in this month’s NatureBox. But we know that you can’t only eat your veggies as chips and we of course emphasis how important it is to eat vegetables…

Got Confusion?

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 27, 2012

Making Your Way Through the Milk Maze by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT Americans love their milk and dairy products, that’s for sure. But did you know that the average American still doesn’t meet their recommended needs for Calcium and Vitamin D, two of the most important nutrients…

Fuel Up the Whole Day Through

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 22, 2012

How to fit whole grains in at each meal and snack by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT We all know the recommendations to squeeze in more whole grains, and many of us are familiar with their health benefits for digestion and heart health. So how can you deliciously…

The “Whole” Story

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 19, 2012

The Benefits of Whole Grains and How to Spot Them by NatureBox Nutritionist Kat Brown, MS RD RYT The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend to “make half your grains whole” yet many Americans (some studies show over 95%!) struggle to get in the recommended amount of whole grains in…

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…

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