Health

Digest the Best Locally Made Drinks

Sip on three healthy, locally made drinks that are satisfyingly salubrious. Cheers to that!

Courtesy of Luluna Kombucha.Farmacy Herbs We spoke with Anna Fox, manager of Farmacy Herbs in Providence, about the ways in which people can learn how to integrate their herbs into their day-to-day lifestyle. So, how can these herbs be consumed? Fox says not only topically or through cooking methods, but through tea blends, too! You can choose from eighteen different…

Zero Tolerance Policy

We draw the line between a food intolerance and a food allergy.

Getty ImagesEvery time you eat , your body riots. Does that mean you have an allergy? An intolerance? Something else entirely? We chatted with Doctor Russell Settipane, MD, a clinical professor of medicine at Brown University’s Alpert Medical Center and an allergist at the Allergy and Asthma Centers of Rhode Island, to unpack the differences. What is a food intolerance?…

Newport Wellness Week Returns This Weekend

Start your year off right and stick to your New Year’s resolutions.

Photo from Newport Wellness Week Facebook Page.   We’re eighteen days in to the New Year. If your resolution to be fit, workout more and eat healthier is starting to crumble, we’ve got just the thing to help keep your bad habits at the curb. From January 19–25, take advantage of discounted classes, get a massage, participate in fun exercise-based…

Eat Your (Winter) Veggies

Five winter vegetables that will keep you healthy when the temperature drops

Getty ImagesWinter isn’t just coming, Game of Thrones fans, it’s here, and protecting your health this season goes beyond your standard hand sanitizer and Vitamin C packet. We all struggle in finding ways to protect our bodies from the flu months, but as the New England temps lower, we are privy to an abundance of delicious, resilient vegetables that are…