Tagged: Healthy Shopping

Resource Review: NY Times(dot)com

by Ellie Schulman, Film and Television student, College of Communication Whenever Laura Judd, MS, RD, CSSD makes a recommendation about a resource for recipes we listen! Laura used to work full time at the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center and was the creator of the ever so popular Healthy Cooking on a Budget course.Laura recommended we […]

Saving Money at the Grocery Store

With food prices constantly going up, many people are looking for ways to save money at the grocery store, but it’s not always easy navigating the supermarket aisles on a budget. Boston University’s own Joan Salge Blake, RD, has some very helpful tips that will save you 30% on your next grocery bill. Head on […]

Keeping Promises: Decreasing Stress Starts At the Table

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Image Source Resolution #2: Become less stressed and more organized Who couldn’t benefit from being less stressed? Now I wish I could tell you there is a miracle food that will get rid of stress all together. Unfortunately, no such food exists, but there are ways to lessen […]

Healthy Cooking On A Budget: Money Saving Isn’t Just About Clipping Coupons

By Kelsey Michelsen, Student, Sargent College In class this week we went over meal planning and grocery shopping.  One of the most helpful things you can do before you go grocery shopping is plan out your meals.  This will help you make the right choices on what food to eat and give you a definite […]

Video: Eating Healthy on a College Budget

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Watch this video on YouTube A few weeks ago, BU Today featured our very own Stacey Zawacki, director of the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center, in a great video featuring tips on navigating the produce aisle and lean protein options. With the weather getting colder and motivation to go […]

Real World Learning: Healthy Cooking on a Budget

By Kelsey Michelsen, Sargent College RD Laura Judd’s class Healthy Cooking on a Budget is geared for  you, the average college student. You’re busy and you’re hungry, and this class will teach you how to make a quick and filling meal without packing on the pounds. You’ll also learn how to grocery shop and how […]

Ask Sargent Choice: Frozen vs Canned Vegetables

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Question: Canned vegetables, such as corn and peas, have more vitamins and are healthier for you than frozen vegetables. Is that true? image source Answer by Taylor Gillis and Jennifer Kong, Nutrition Students, Sargent College Let’s start by mentioning that vegetables are an important part of a healthy, […]

Healthy Grocery Shopping

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Edited by Sarah Butler, MS, RD, LDN image source Grocery shopping is the first step to creating a healthy diet, as you build your food arsenal. If you buy healthy delicious foods then these foods will become the basis of your diet, building a healthy lifestyle. Most likely, […]

Healthy Cooking on a Budget

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Eating healthy, delicious foods doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. In fact, if you plan ahead, eating fresh fruits and vegetables can actually save you money! When you look at the USDA food pyramid, many of the things we should be eating the most of […]