Sargent Choice Nutrition Center’s Jenn Culbert featured on “Better For You” blog

By: Anna Lee, Sargent Choice Student Ambassador

Eating healthy can seem harder now more than ever with a constant stream of nutrition tips continuously flooding the media. New foods are constantly trending as the “new healthy alternative” with guaranteed health benefits or reduced caloric intake. With so much information, it can be hard to decipher a fad from a breakthrough. So, which foods are actually worth the investment?

Jenn Culbert, one of Boston University Sargent Choice Nutrition Center’s dietitians, was recently featured on a blog called “Better for You”, discussing the issue of trending food items. In the article she states, “The problem with a lot of foods that start to become popular and tightly touted: Research may not match the claims.”

Culbert along with Kerri-Ann Jennings, a registered dietitian from Vermont, address several popular food items in the blog, including whole grains, kefir, coconut oil and chia seeds. To read the final verdict on these and other item, visit http://betterforyou.com/article/nutrition/sos-wallet-friendly-wellness-foods to read the rest of the article!

 

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