Brett Johnson

Healthy Valentine’s Day Tips

Make your Valentine's Day healthy this year with these tips and recipes from a local dietitian.

Salad>Fries Skip the bread or appetizer, order vegetables or a salad instead fries, ask for half portions or split courses with your date and watch out for the calorie-loaded toppings like creamy dressings. Show Caption Hide Caption Avoid fruity, sugary drinks Another one of LoBuono’s tips is to avoid drinking calories (after all, us New Englanders are notorious for our…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Pizza for breakfast

Plus, the state of mental health in RI, the shampoo-sham, the flu epidemic hits home and more in health and wellness.

Pizza lovers rejoice! Pizza for breakfast might actually be better for you than a bowl of cereal. But, of course, there are some catches (but on this national pizza day, why not live a little? Check out our comprehensive pizza guide to find some of the best pies in the state.)  It’s not news that the flu is bad this…

On Your Feet! Turns up the Heat at PPAC

Broadway stars are excited to bring the music and story of Grammy Award-winning Gloria and Emilio Estefan to the PPAC stage.

Both Prades and Martinez hope that audiences not only enjoy the story of Gloria and Emilio, but that they take a step back and look at the larger picture. They realize that this tour is timely — there is tension among immigrants in America and their path to success, but achieving the American dream is possible.

15 Spots to Celebrate the Big Game

Bars and restaurants are offering game-day specials and events for all kinds of fans.

It seems like it’s becoming an annual tradition for the New England Patriots to compete in the Big Game. The team is going for its second consecutive Super Bowl win on Sunday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m. as they face off against the Philadelphia Eagles.