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Letters to the Editor: April

Readers reflect on stories in print and online.

In addition to feedback on our coffee guide and February Reporter, ProJo executive director Alan Rosenberg responds to a March column on the local media.

Breaking the Ice with Olympic Bronze Medalist Marissa Castelli

We caught up with the Providence native to see if her health habits are as relatable as her passion for the Pats.

By Michelle Taraian What does a normal workout look like for you? I show up to the rink, do a warm-up first, skate a session in the morning, take an hour break, and then skate another session for an hour. Then we usually have another session for our jumps for about an hour, and afterwards we finish up with an…

Fact, Fiction or Fickle: Mental Health Myths

We ask a local mental health expert if these myths are fact, fiction or fickle.

This week, we wrap up our myth-busting guide with mental wellness myths. MENTAL WELLNESS Expert: Emily Gentes, PhD, Psychologist, Women’s Partial Program, Butler Hospital Myth: Mental health issues are more common than we think. F A C T Mental illness is quite common. Almost half (46 percent) of Americans will meet diagnostic criteria for a mental health issue at some…

Fact, Fiction or Fickle: Beauty Myths

We ask local beauty experts if these myths are fact, fiction or fickle.

This week, we tackle myths surrounding beauty. Check back next week when we bust fitness myths. BEAUTY Experts: Mary Ellen Disanto, Registered Dietitian and Jessica Storti, Hair Care Specialist Myth: Certain nuts are good for your skin. F A C T Walnuts are high in omega-3, which can help delay wrinkles and fight the effects of stress on the skin….

Fact, Fiction or Fickle: Nutrition Myths

We ask local nutrition experts if these myths are fact, fiction or fickle.

This week, we tackle myths surrounding nutrition. Check back next week when we bust beauty myths. NUTRITION Expert: Meg Marie O’Rourke, RD-LDN, Harmony with Food Myth: Dark Chocolate is good for you. F A C T In moderation (think one ounce per day), quality dark chocolate is very nutritious; it’s rich in antioxidants, fiber, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese and a…