Category: Thoughtful Eating

Calories: our love/hate relationship

The calorie gets a lot of undeserved flak. We rely on calories for survival and yet they have a less-than-desirable connotation.  Why? Maybe we mindlessly devour them by the hundreds (or unfortunately, even thousands!) at fast food restaurants.  Maybe we ignore their existence on weekends.  Maybe we resent the way they turn into extra pounds […]

Is Your Sandwich a Big Mac in Disguise?

Whether you’re packing a picnic to bring to the beach or brown-bagging lunch for work, sandwiches are a lunchtime staple. While a sandwich can be a convenient, healthy option, it can also be chock full of unhealthy ingredients. To help avoid a nutrition downfall, Ashley Packer has some great tips for building a healthy sandwich […]

No More Excuses: Waking Up Your Stomach

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Bringing Back Breakfast: Not Hungry Excuse For those of you like me who have to eat breakfast first thing after waking up, it can be hard to understand how someone wouldn’t be hungry after sleeping 7 or more hours. While the possible physiological reasoning for not having an […]