I recently returned from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference in Philadelphia. Look for a recap soon! In the meantime, check out a few of my most recent articles on Boston Magazine as well as a new site, The Good Calorie.
Eight Pumpkin Recipes With Fewer Calories Than a Pumpkin Spice Latte
Pumpkins are an excellent source of vitamin A and naturally low in calories, but don’t be fooled into thinking that your favorite pumpkin latte is equally as good for you. A grande Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks has 381 calories. Drink one per day, and you’ll pile on the pounds along with your sweaters this season. But it is possible to enjoy the flavors of fall without the extra calories.
I’ve compiled a few recipes from my favorite websites on Boston Magazine’s Hub Health page. Check them out here.
An Apple (or 2) a Day Keeps Cholesterol Down: New Study
Two apples a day will keep the doctor away? It seems there’s a new reason to think the old “apple a day” phrase just might need an update. A recent study at Florida State University found that women who ate 75 grams of dried apple (approximately two regular apples) every day for one year saw a decrease in total cholesterol despite no significant change in weight.
Eat Well.Feel Well,