Weekly Weigh-In: Vegan Chain By CHLOE Opens on Thayer Street

Plus, CVS to stop altering beauty images, vegan recipes to keep your resolution going strong, cat yoga and more in health and wellness.

Photo by Jamie Coelho. By CHLOE, a chain that makes wholesome, tasty vegan food, opened the doors to its new location on Thayer Street yesterday. The menu will feature everything from burgers, fries and smoothies (Yes, all vegan. Yes, our minds our blown) to location-specific foods using local products, all meat, dairy and egg free. In another win for a…

A Broken System: Rhode Island Mental Health Treatment for Children

Children fall through the cracks, but one boy is working hard to defy the odds.

This article originally appeared in our May, 2016 issue.  Conor has always been destructive when he gets upset. Until last spring, his fits were mostly contained within his home. A hole in the hallway wall proves it. But one fair day last April, his aggression went public. Along with his mom and three younger siblings, Conor, then eight, tall for…

Hot Hikes for Cold Days (Plus, What to Pack)

Warm up as you traverse these local hiking trails.

The days might be short and cold, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend them inside binging on Netflix (though we’re not judging if you do). Pick a hike (see our list below), then pack up and roll out with locally sourced hiking gear, certified for homebodies and adventurers alike. Pick A Hike From Audubon Society of Rhode Island…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Dry January

Plus, RI gets new grant for new asthma center, a new way to reverse Alzheimers, SAD is real and more in health and wellness.

Everyone and their mother is jumping on the “dry January” trend (we can’t help but wonder: Will there come a day when drinking is totally not cool?), and you can too with the sage advice from these experts: Think, how to maneuver at a party where booze is being handed out like water or when your colleague invites you to…

A Healthy Work Day Keeps Health Issues Away

Many working professionals feel like they just can’t fit healthy habits into their hectic work schedules. Luckily, we can help.

Thinkstock While health is wealth and practicing a healthy life style is important, many working professionals feel like they just can’t fit healthy habits (like exercising and eating right) into their hectic work schedules. Luckily, we can help. Read on to see how you can make healthy choices during the day, even at the office. Problem: Frequent Snacking Eat sensibly….

Social Movement: Breaking a Sweat Together

Does the group dynamic encourage making working out a habit?

The relationship between social support and exercise is rather intuitive. Given option one, “zumba class with ripped instructor and a gaggle of friends” versus option two, “solitary run at 5 a.m. before work” and most people’s preference leans toward numero uno. There’s a stronger motivation to work out when you’re with a group. But not for me. I’ve always hated…

The Weekly Weigh-In: Healthy Fried Chicken

Plus, our three New Year's resolutions, more health and wellness trends for 2018, why you eat what you eat and more in health and wellness.

Healthy fried chicken? We think this is perfect solution to balance our unhealthy cravings with our New Year’s resolution to eat better. Speaking of New Year’s resolutions, here are our digital health editor’s three totally feasible health-related ones. We promise they will be sans jade eggs and insane workouts. We mentioned trends before, but this roundup of health trends to…

The 3 Things on My New Year’s Resolution List

Because getting a gym membership is so last year (and the year before that, and the year before that).

Three days into the New Year, as digital health editor, I thought it would be a good idea to create a New Year’s resolution list. You know, the kind that touts hitting up that new spin place in Portsmouth, running four times a day, putting turmuric into your smoothies, coffee, shampoo… the kind of resolution list that screams “I am…