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Healthy Habits for Eating Well in 2015

Erin Johnson Erin Johnson Healthy Habits for Eating Well in 2015

I’m thrilled to take part in Health & Wellness Week on Columbus Underground for a third year! While my previous contributions have focused on specific recipes (here and here), this year I hope to offer some ideas for healthy, thrifty, and efficient habits and ideas in the kitchen. A little planning and preparation can make […]

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The List: 9 Health-Centric Restaurants in Columbus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The List: 9 Health-Centric Restaurants in Columbus

Bring up health food in conversation and you’ll typically get a divided response – the topic is either welcomed with enthusiasm or peppered with eye rolls. Regardless of your reaction, restaurants are responding in the former and providing more and more healthy, diet-accommodating meal options. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free by choice, or because […]

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Five Non-Fitness Related Resolutions That Can Help You Lose Weight

Melanie Ash Melanie Ash Five Non-Fitness Related Resolutions That Can Help You Lose Weight

How many people do you know who joined a gym or started a new diet or exercise program this week? A lot, probably. And how many of those people will be in the best shape of their lives come March? Not many. Weight loss resolutions are understandably common given the obesity rate and the fact […]

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Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Boston-based cafe chain Au Bon Pain just quietly completed the relocation of its singular Columbus location from Downtown to the OSU Wexner Medical Center. The former location at 20 South Third Street just closed up their doors yesterday, vacating a retail space inside the PNC Plaza building. Donna Alsheimer, Hospitality & Communication Manager confirmed that […]

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Local Conference: Your Dietary Guidelines Are Changing

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Local Conference: Your Dietary Guidelines Are Changing

Every five years, the United States issues a revision of its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The last revision was in 2010, and the newest recommendations are scheduled for announcement in January of 2015. This last week, The Ohio State University hosted a summit on the impending changes. An assembly of policy wonks, nutrition and food […]

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Little Eater Opening Inside The North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Little Eater Opening Inside The North Market

The North Market announced their newest tenant today with the addition of Little Eater, a locally-based healthy food vendor that has been popping up inside local grocers for the past few years. Owner and Chef Cara Mangini is no stranger to the North Market, with her products having already been for sale through the Greener […]

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Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

You may not be too familiar with A&R Creative Group, but you’re likely familiar with some of their concepts: The Crest Gastropub, Ethyl & Tank and The Market Italian Village. The company, led by brothers Ali, Abed and Ismail AlShahal has rapidly expanded its footprint, opening and renovating food-based businesses at an impressive clip. This Sunday, […]

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