University Health News
Sugar Content in Fruit: Is it Damaging to Your Health and Waistline?
Anything dried boasts the highest sugar content in fruit, especially cranberries, raisins, dates, and figs, says Laura Hartung, MA, RD, LDN, CPT. Compare the dried version to a raw fruit and you’ll be amazed by the difference in sugar content. Read More >
Whirlwind.org // January 29, 2018
Mission Nutrition is Now Complete
“Last week registered dietitian (and Class of 1984 West Geauga alumnae), Ms. Laura Hartung, spoke to the student body about health, wellness and the importance of how present lifestyle choices can impact one’s future health, both physically, mentally and spiritually.” Read More >
10 Secrets to Healthy Pasta
You already know to reach for whole-wheat pasta over the refined stuff, but what about all the other kinds now on shelves, like those made with brown rice or spelt? Unless you’re avoiding gluten, whole-wheat is a great bet.
“Whole-wheat pasta provides more of the healthy carbs, fiber, vitamins and minerals than standard pasta and even some other whole-grain varieties do,” says Laura Hartung, R.D., a nutritionist and personal trainer in the Boston area. Read More >
Boston.com // June 28, 2016
10 Work Snacks For When You’re Trying To Be Healthy
BostonMagazine.com // April 14, 2016
Where to Eat Before the Boston Marathon
Elevate your carbo-loading with some educated ordering at SRV, Yvonne’s, Bagelsaurus, and other local hot spots.
Marathon Monday is a major holiday in Boston, celebrated at restaurants around the city in the form of all-you-can-eat pasta specials in the name of “carbo-loading,” the idea that runners should cram complex carbohydrates to build up their energy before a big race. Read More >
BostonMagazine.com // March 16, 2016
What’s in a Dietitian’s Pantry?
You head into the grocery store, ready to stock up on a week’s worth of healthy food—then get overwhelmed and leave with three bananas, a pint of ice cream, and an armful of frozen meals. Sound familiar? We thought so.
Grocery shopping doesn’t have to be such a trying task, though. We asked three local registered dietitians what they keep stocked in their fridges and pantries, so you can build your own healthy shopping lists. Read More >
BostonMagazine.com // October 22, 2015
Five Local Nutritionists On the Underrated Health Foods You Should Be Eating
From kale to chia seeds, there’s an endless cycle of trendy health foods. But which healthy ingredients have gotten lost in the shuffle? Below, five Boston-based nutritionists tell us which foods deserve more attention: Read More >
BDCwire.com June 11, 2015
The most underrated superfood is the one you’ve thought was gross since childhood
We asked nutritionists to share what they thought were the most underrated superfoods you should be adding to your diet. The answer? Sardines.
“They are high in omega-3 fatty acids, provide protein, in one serving you get 25 percent of your calcium needs, and they are high in vitamin D,” Laura Hartung, RD, said. Read More >
BostonMagazine.com // October 3, 2013
How to Hydrate the Right Way
To say that hydration is important is hardly breaking news; it’s something that everybody has known since middle school gym class.
Laura Hartung, a registered dietitian working in Boston, says that staying hydrated is good for your heart, brain, skin, mood, metabolism, and energy levels. Read More