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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…

The Great Fat Debate

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / February 14, 2012

Balancing Fat Intake for Optimal Health Let’s face it- dietary fat has gotten a bad rap. Maybe it’s a holdover from the popular diets of the 90’s where low- or no-fat diets were touted as the way to prevent heart disease and lose weight. Nutrition experts agree that this was…

Power Pack Your Days

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / February 7, 2012

Do you feel drained at the end of the day? Ever experience the 3 PM energy crash? Eating well and staying hydrated can help you feel more fueled all day long. Here are a few tips that are easy to adopt and will help with those mid-morning or late afternoon energy…

Perfect Timing

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / February 2, 2012

Pace your snacks for the long haul! We’ve learned that snacking can be an important source of nutritionally dense foods in our diets and if you have a family, snacks can be an important way to help kids get in all the nutrients they need. Snacks are also used to…

Meals That Matter

by / ⠀How-tos / January 25, 2012

Planning healthy meals is a cornerstone of proper nutrition. But where to start? Luckily, there are many tools and tips to help make the task of planning healthy meals easier. Meal planning tips: Before you go grocery shopping, take time to inventory what you already have in your pantry and…

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